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How big is a neutron star compared to New York?

Posted by ChevScience on May 5, 2012

A neutron star is the compact, collapsed remnant of a star after a supernova. By stellar standards, they’re tiny. As you can see from this image provided by NASA comparing a neutron star to New York. A neutron star can be as small as ten to fifteen miles across.

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