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Distant star is roundest object ever observed in nature: Scientists measure the shape of Kepler 11145123 with unprecedented precision

The star Kepler 11145123 is the roundest natural object ever measured in the universe. Stellar oscillations imply a difference in radius between the equator and the poles of only 3 km. This star is significantly more round than the sun.

"Per Aspera ad astra; "a rough road leads to the stars" Gabriel von Max 1890 Pole Star, my guardian angel portrait of the moon.

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Crux and the southern celestial pole

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