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Message 1166998 - Posted: 1 Nov 2011, 14:44:11 UTC
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Interesting fractal stuff:

A Star with Spiral Arms

... Astronomers have seen spiral arms before: they’re commonly found in pinwheel galaxies where hundreds of millions of stars spiral together around a common core. Finding a clear case of spiral arms around an individual star, however, is unprecedented.

The arms might be a sign that planets are forming within the disk. ...



Another way to see extrasolar planets?

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Message 1167164 - Posted: 2 Nov 2011, 14:16:47 UTC - in response to Message 1166998.

very cool find
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Message 1167339 - Posted: 3 Nov 2011, 0:34:17 UTC - in response to Message 1167337.

Don't trust such Astronomers. They are not to be relied upon.

Or do you really mean astrologers?

Or what pan-galactic gargle blasters are you dreaming for random comments?


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Message 1167351 - Posted: 3 Nov 2011, 2:07:06 UTC - in response to Message 1167339.

forgive him for he is a banned user sneaking around on what should have been a banned account
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Message 1167378 - Posted: 3 Nov 2011, 4:05:51 UTC

That is interesting. But I think it will be a long time before we would be getting any signals from that system or any like it. Any planets there probably have some heavy meteor showers.
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