Contact: Laura Niles
NASA/Johnson Space Center
Caption: The Small Magellanic Cloud galaxy, pictured here, is a close neighbor of the Milky Way and the location of the MAXI J0158-744 ignition event.
Credit: Image Credit: Stéphane Guisard
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