Artist’s impression of a vampire star and its victim

New research using data from ESO’s Very Large Telescope has revealed that the hottest and brightest stars, which are known as O stars, are often found in close pairs. Many of such binaries transfer mass from one star to another, a kind of stellar vampirism depicted in this artist’s impression.

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ESO/M. Kornmesser/S.E. de Mink

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Kimlik:eso1230a
Tür:Çizim
Yayın tarihi:26 Temmuz 2012 20:00
Bağlantılı bültenler:eso1230
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Tür:Milky Way : Star : Spectral Type : O
Kategori:Illustrations

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