This is the universe's coldest known spot

December 23, 2014 4:18 PM

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This is the universe's coldest known spot

Omaha photographer Lane Hickenbottom photographs the night sky in a pasture near Callaway, Neb. on Wednesday night, July 23, 2014. With no moon in the sky, the Milky Way was visible to the naked eye. (AP Photo/The Wichita Eagle, Travis Heying)

Think winter is cold in your neck of the woods? It's nothing compared to the Boomerang Nebula (also known as the Bow Tie Nebula), where a dying star 5,000 light-years away has created the coldest known place in the universe, Smithsonian reports in a wintery look at the 2013 discovery.

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