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GW Orionis: A Star System with Titled Rings

Triple star system GW Orionis appears to demonstrate that planets can form and orbit in multiple planes. In contrast, all the planets and moons in our Solar System orbit in nearly the same plane. The picturesque system has three prominent stars, a warped disk, and inner tilted rings of gas and grit. The featured animation characterizes the GW Ori system from observations with the European Southern Observatory's VLT and ALMA telescopes in Chile. The first part of the ...Read more

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24th September 2020 at 19:46
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1st September 2020 at 19:04
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28th August 2020 at 18:05
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27th August 2020 at 19:27
AI algorithm identifies 50 new planets from old NASA data
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14th August 2020 at 19:53
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9th August 2020 at 17:14
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8th August 2020 at 19:43
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7th August 2020 at 19:21
NASA says we all live in a giant bubble shaped like a 'deflated croissant'
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1st August 2020 at 20:52
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20th July 2020 at 14:01
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