binary star system

Distant Star Goes Disco

A disco inferno in space? Astronomers have been keeping an eye on an unusual star that unleashes a burst of…

11 years ago

“Impossible” Binary Star Systems Found

Astronomers think about half of the stars in our Milky Way galaxy are, unlike our Sun, part of a binary…

12 years ago

Watch Titan Occult a Binary Star System

[/caption] Scott Kardel from the Palomar Observatory just posted something extremely cool on his Palomar Skies website. Back in 2001,…

14 years ago

Giant Magnetic Loop Stretches Between Two Stars

[/caption] Using a collection of radio telescopes, astronomers have found a giant magnetic loop stretched outward from one of the…

15 years ago

Forming Planets Around Binary Stars

[/caption] Fanciful science fiction and space art frequently depict the lovely visage of a twin sunset where a pair of…

15 years ago