Template:Did you know nominations/HD 140283

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The result was: promoted by BlueMoonset (talk) 02:17, 28 February 2013 (UTC).

HD 140283[edit]

  • ... that HD 140283 is nearly as old as the universe itself?

Created by Greengreengreenred (talk). Self nominated at 05:43, 24 February 2013 (UTC).

  • Symbol confirmed.svg It is new enough, long enough, and within policy. The hook is supported by a credible source. Perhaps it would be more interesting if we went with "oldest known star" which also is supported. Greg Bard (talk) 04:00, 25 February 2013 (UTC)
  • How about I just slip that in there then:
Alt 1 ... that HD 140283 is thought to be the oldest known star, being nearly as old as the universe itself?
Greengreengreenred 04:34, 25 February 2013 (UTC)
  • Symbol confirmed.svgLest this nomination be held up on the technicality that you're not supposed to approve your own hook, I hereby confirm that ALT1 is also supported by the sources in the article.--Carabinieri (talk) 04:53, 26 February 2013 (UTC)