Between 6,000 and 7,000 BC, a star we now call Eta Carinae (pronounced "ate uh kuh rye nuh") exploded messily. The light from that event reached earth circa A.D. 1845. In 1995 the Hubble Space Telescope took this picture of the aftermath.
So you see, any light-energy that gets put into the Carinae system today won't be visible to earth-bound astronomers for about 8,000 years. Also, you've got to wonder about Tagon's sense of aesthetics.
Eh? Get it? Eh?
I bet the folks at Nasa think it's funny, and they're smarter than you are (except the guys who do the metric conversions).
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