White Dwarf Star Spirals Photograph courtesy NASA/Tod Strohmayer (GSFC)/Dana Berry (Chandra X-Ray Observatory) About 1,600 light-years away, two dense white dwarfs in the J0806 binary star system orbit each other once every 321 seconds. When they reach the end of their long evolutions, smaller stars typically become white dwarfs
On instagram by ______cosmos______ #astrophotography #unas (o) http://ift.tt/1N1h9OF is a photo of NGC 6326 a complex irregular planetary nebula located 11000 light years away in the constellation of Ara. The nebula was discovered be James Dunlop on the 26th of August 1826. Resulting from radiation being emitted from a binary star the nebula glows red and blue as gasses illuminate due to the emitted radiation. Follow for more and tag your friends that you think will like this Credit and…
Unprecedented: Amateur astronomers discover a planet with four suns
PH1 has now been classified as the first confirmed planet to orbit an eclipsing binary in a hierarchical quadruple star system. And given that the most distant stars are only 1,000 AU away, the night sky must be nothing short of spectacular.