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Shining brightly in the center the massive multiple star system Tau

Shining brightly in the center the massive multiple star system Tau

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Shining brightly in the center, the massive multiple star system Tau Canis Majoris, the

Vega is named for the bright blue star in the constellation Lyrae. It's 26 light years from Earth. It dominates the summer sky and there are a number of ...

Sirius is the brightest star in the night sky. What the naked eye perceives as a single star is actually a binary star system, consisting of a white ...

Vega Star

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Deep within the Taurus Dark Cloud complex, one of the closest star-forming regions to Earth has just revealed one of its secrets – an umbilical cord of gas ...

Observation[edit]

A photo of Alpha Centauri, the closest star to Earth.

Artist's conception of the Epsilon Indi system. The two brown dwarfs orbit their common center of mass, which in turn orbits the much more distant primary ...

Features[edit]

A bubble with a dense shell forms around such stars, trapping gas and dust that could form into new stars.

Planet Nine is not real but there's something else strange on the edge of our solar system, scientists say

Alpha Centauri, star system closest to our sun

Astronomers theorize that when our Sun was still young, it was surrounded by a disc of dust and gas from which the planets eventually formed.

A figure of the protoplanetary disk around H L Tau. Image A is of a disk

Canopus

MWC 1080 is a young star with about 8 times the mass of our Sun and about 10,000 times the luminosity of the Sun. It has an age of less than 1 ...

Acrux is one of the brightest stars in the sky, but its brightness gets a boost because it is actually a multiple-star system.

This artist's impression shows the dust and gas around the double star system GG Tauri-

The Canis Major Constellation

oldest star,star older than universe

Alpha Centauri is actually the outer star (bottom right) of The Pointers, which point to the Southern Cross. Credit: Y. Beletsky (LCO)/ESO, CC BY

OrionThe constellation Orion is one of the easiest to recognize because of a group of three stars. The three stars form a straight line that is often called ...

Picture of the Week

Hyades and horseshoe. The orange giant star ...

Cosmic Teapot Visible In Summer Sky

Stars/Sciences

trifid nebula,messier 20,m20,ngc 6514

Overview[edit]

Artist's impression of the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system. Credit: ESO/N. Bartmann/spaceengine.org

The protoplanetary disk around HL Tauri, a million-year-old sunlike star located

[Update: an interesting new concept for a 0.45 metre aperture space telescope for spectroscopy of exoplanets and solar system bodies ...

However , the truth is each of the components of Castor is itself a spectroscopic binary, making Castor a sextuple star system with six individual stars ...

Optical image of the quasar 3C 273 (the bright stellar-like object in the center) obtained with the Hubble Space Telescope. It was the first quasar ever to ...

G-type main-sequence star

the bright star cluster ngc 6520 and the strangely shaped dark cloud barnard 86 image credit

This is an artist's impression of a young star surrounded by a protoplanetary disk in which

Discovery of Other Planetary Systems

Please do not unfairly compare the "comet photo" below with the professional multiple shot-stacked-telescope photos in the web (e.g. at spaceweather.com or ...

GQ Lupi – The feeble point of light to the right of the star is the newly found cold companion. It is 250 times fainter than the star itself and it located ...

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Beta Centauri (right-hand bright star) is almost a hundred times farther away. Credit: Skatebiker

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right chandra is studying a cluster of in camelopardalis nearby in the sky is planetary nebula

Doubling up in the Hyades

Counterclockwise from the left, Deneb, Vega, and Altair. Deneb is an amazing star, a blue super giant that appears bright in ...

Figure 18: ALMA's view of the IRAS-07299 star-forming region and the massive binary system at its center. The background image shows dense, dusty streams of ...

Image: This chart shows, on the top row, artist concepts of the seven planets of TRAPPIST-1 with their orbital periods, distances from their star, radii, ...

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potw1830a — Picture of the Week

They range in brightness from magnitude 5 to magnitude 8. They can be seen with the unaided eye as the middle star in the sword of Orion

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370 light years away from us, a solar system is making baby planets. The star at the center of it all is young, only about 6 million years old.

Figure 20: ALMA image of the dusty disk around the young star DM Tau. You can see two concentric rings where planets may be forming (image credit: ALMA ...

The Chandra image shows Mira A (right), a highly evolved red giant star, and Mira B (left), a white dwarf. Scalebar: 0.3 arcsec. Credit: NASA/CXC/SAO/M. ...

Peering through the thick dust clouds of the galactic bulge an international team of astronomers has revealed the unusual mix of stars in the stellar ...

Multiplying multiple stars

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The protoplanetary disk around HL Tau, a million-year-old sunlike star located approximately 450 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Taurus, ...

all pulsars are neutron stars.

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When a crop of dust spread forth from the star NGC 2547-1D8 during 2012 observations, scientists quickly sprang into action. What they believe happened was ...

Photograph showing the constellation of Sagittarius and other constellations in the vicinity of the Southern zodiac

Red ...

Star chart showing the constellation Centaurus the Centaur.

Dead star shines on

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Photograph of the crescent of the planet Neptune (top) and its moon Triton ( center), taken by Voyager 2 during its 1989 flyby

The Alpha Centauri system has been reported to contain one planet, the Earth-sized Alpha Centauri Bb, which would be the closest known exoplanet to Earth, ...

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However, as the end of the semester approaches, ZTA has one last big charity event that you do not want to miss.

orion's belt,orion's belt stars,flame nebula

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Light curve of Algol (Beta Persei), an eclipsing variable, or eclipsing binary

An artists illustration of the central engine of a Quasar. These "Quasi- stellar

The Configurations of Other Planetary Systems

To reduce clutter many small stars not along the major trade routes have been removed.

... Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS), a joint project of the University of Massachusetts and the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center/California Institute ...

Multiple stars

What is the Biggest Star in the Universe

In the image below, it has been used to select one of the stars in Cassiopeia.

Slide 2 of 134: Explanation: The famous Horsehead Nebula in Orion is not alone

Figure 1: A graphical representation of all known stars within 32.6 light-years (

ALMA image of HL Tau courtesy of Brogan et al., ApJ 808, L3 (2015)

Stars with planetary systems[edit]

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Star-making Conglomerate