View Full Version : Dusty Old Star Could Feeding From a Dead Planet

2005-Sep-10, 05:27 AM
SUMMARY: Astronomers have spotted a dusty disc around an old, dead star. This star is similar to what our own star will look like billions of years from now. What's unusual, however, is this dust cloud. It should have disappeared long ago; either sucked into the star, or blasted away by intense radiation. One theory is that a planet is still orbiting the dead star, and is continuously shedding material to create this dust.

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