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Massive stars are born the same way as their smaller counterparts


July 15th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Researchers have managed to obtain the first infrared image of a compact disc closely encircling a massive young star-a strong evidence that massive stars form in the same ... Read more...

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Inner Planets: A Dying Star Called Betelgeuse


August 8th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by GD
Keiichi Ohnaka at the Max Planck Institute For Radio Astronomy heads a group of astronomers doing a project on the most recent Dying Star called Betelgeuse, and have discovered that the gases ... Read more...

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Star’s nebula may be fuelled by double engine


August 6th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, August 6 (ANI): Astronomers at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) have determined that interactions in a star that has a companion may be the engine fuelling its remarkable nebula.The astronomers found ... Read more...

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Astronomers devise new technique to measure sizes and shapes of asteroids


February 5th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Amsterdam, Feb 5 (ANI): A team of French and Italian astronomers has devised a new method for measuring the size and shape of asteroids, which would increase the number of asteroids ... Read more...

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Gas infall and outflow processes in six baby stars revealed


October 11th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Oct 11 (ANI): New high-resolution observations with the VLT (Very Large Telescope) Interferometer of the European Southern Observatory in Chile reveal gas infall and outflow processes in the direct environment ... Read more...

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ESOs new instrument would search for exoplanets


September 20th, 2008 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Munich, September 20 (ANI): The new instrument of the ESOs (European Southern Observatorys) Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI) has passed its first test, and would soon start searching for exoplanets.Known as ... Read more...

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Astronomers observe for the first time how dust forms around an erupting star


July 25th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, July 25 (ANI): Using the ESOs (European Southern Observatorys) Very Large Telescope Interferometer, astronomers were able for the first time to witness the appearance of a shell of dusty gas ... Read more...

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Dust torus around dying supergiant star detected


May 28th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
Berlin, May 28 (ANI): Scientists have detected a dust torus around an individual dying supergiant star in our neighbouring galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud.This discovery was made by a team ... Read more...

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;Astronomers observe a star in the making


January 30th, 2008 - 12:09 pm ICT by admin
Munich, Jan 30 (ANI): Astronomers at European Southern Observatory (ESO) have used the VLT (Very Large Telescope) Interferometer to probe the inner parts of the disc of material surrounding a young star, ... Read more...

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