A star with a tail: Stellar streak tells of 30,000 years of history.

— I this 600-word for . —

Article as it appeared on the web

A news story about an astronomical discovery.

Intro: “Astronomers have found an unexpected treat on a star first described more than 400 years ago – the streak of a 13-light-year-long tail. The tail, the first seen of its kind, could provide clues about how celestial bodies are formed from the material spat out by such aging stars.”