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Fraser
2010-Nov-24, 07:00 PM
November 23rd, astronomers from the*Asiago*Novae and Symbiotic Stars collaboration announced recent changes in the symbiotic variable star, AX Persei, could indicate the onset of a rare eruption of this system. The last major eruption took place between 1988 and1992. In the (northern hemisphere) spring of 2009, AX Per underwent a short outburst that was the [...]

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