View Full Version : A Quartet of Stars, Locked in a Tight Embrace

2008-Jan-10, 06:10 PM
Astronomers think that many star systems actually contain multiple stars. There are doubles, triples and even quadruple groupings of stars locked together in a gravitational embrace. Astronomers recently discovered a system with 4 stars orbiting within the orbit of Jupiter. It's a surprising discovery considering no telescope on Earth is powerful enough to separate them [...]

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