Galaxy's Longest-Pulsating Star Discovered: OGLE-GD-CEP-1884

In a recent astronomical breakthrough, I. Soszyński and colleagues have uncovered a celestial marvel within our Milky Way: OGLE-GD-CEP-1884. This newly discovered star, classified as a classical Cepheid, boasts the longest pulsation period ever observed in our galaxy. Their findings not only redefine our understanding of stellar phenomena but also shed light on the intricate interplay between stars, time, and space.