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Baby Binary Star Gives Astronomers a Glimpse at How Planets Like Tatooine Form

Discover Magazine - Fri 4 Oct 19

With the help of ALMA's dust-penetrating gaze, researchers got this snapshot of a young stellar pair in action. (Credit:ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), Alves et al.) Astronomers recently imaged two ...

Astronomers observe how two suns collect matter in a binary system

Phys.org - Fri 4 Oct 19

Stars are born in the midst of large clouds of gas and dust. Local densifications first form "embryos," which then collect matter and grow. But how exactly does this accretion process work? ...

Twin Baby Stars Caught Feeding from Their Mother, a Twisted 'Pretzel' of Interstellar Dust

SPACE.com - Mon 7 Oct 19

Twin baby stars snuggle inside a "pretzel" of glowing gas and dust in an image captured by the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array telescope.

Twin Baby Stars Caught Feeding from Their Mother, a Twisted 'Pretzel' of Interstellar Dust, Livescience - Fri 4 Oct 19

See a 'cosmic pretzel' stuffed with twin baby stars - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Fri 4 Oct 19

The universe can file this one under "cute baby photos" in its scrapbook.

Astronomers discover 'cosmic pretzel' 700 light-years away from Earth

FOXNews - Fri 4 Oct 19

This is one "pretzel" that's definitely going to make you thirsty.

Astronomers reveals telescope photo of two stars being born in pretzel-like a swirl of dust

Daily Mail - Fri 4 Oct 19

Astrochemists at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics imaged the stars in high resolution using the so-called Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array in Chile.

Baby stars found twisting planet-forming disks into a pretzel

Astronomy.com - Fri 4 Oct 19

Thanks to this unprecedented look into the early lives of binary stars, researchers have gotten a glimpse into the complex formation of the most common stellar setup.

Twin baby stars grow amongst a twisting network of gas and dust

SpaceDaily - Mon 7 Oct 19

Munich, Germany (SPX) Oct 07, 2019 The two baby stars were found in the [BHB2007] 11 system - the youngest member of a small stellar cluster in the Barnard 59 dark nebula, which is part of ...

Twin baby stars grow amongst a twisting network of gas and dust, ScienceDaily - Fri 4 Oct 19

A cosmic pretzel

Eurekalert - Fri 4 Oct 19

Astronomers using ALMA have obtained an extremely high-resolution image showing two disks in which young stars are growing, fed by a complex pretzel-shaped network of filaments of gas and dust. ...