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Stellar Pair Shot Out from Its Birthplace:

08/04/2004 12:00AM

Stellar Pair Shot Out from Its Birthplace:

Astronomers studying data from the National Science Foundation's Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) and other telescopes have concluded that a binary pair of stars forming an energetic microquasar was blasted out of the cluster in which it was born by a supernova explosion some 1.7 million years ago. This is the first time that a fast-moving stellar pair has been tracked back to a specific star cluster.


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  • murrayl [Leslie Murray]
  • 08/05/2004 06:18AM
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