Neutron star is largest ever discovered

![This graphic shows how pulses from neutron star (rear) are slowed as they pass near foreground white dwarf. This effect allowed astronomers to measure masses of the system and discover the most massive neutron star to date: PSR J1614-2230 about 3,000 light-years from Earth.][1]Located about 3,000 light-years away in the direction of the constellation Scorpio, a newly spotted neutron star is the largest ever discovered to date.

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