New Method to Discover Exoplanets Orbiting Violent Dead Stars Suggested by Researchers

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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Scientists may soon have a new way to detect planets that are orbiting Cataclysmic Variables (CVs), also known as violent stars. One star drawing material from the other, due to the lack of distance, thereby dimming the second star. The researchers measured the changes in the brightness of four CVs — LU Camelopardalis, QZ Serpentis, V1007 Herculis, and BK Lyncis ...

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