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Fraser
2009-Apr-02, 02:10 PM
A new glimpse inside*the heart of Orion has confirmed the separation between two stars that orbit each other so closely, astronomers once believed they could be a single star.The research*team, led by Stefan Kraus and Gerd Weigelt from the*Max-Planck-Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR) in Bonn, Germany, used ESO’s*Very Large telescope Interferometer (VLTI) to obtain the [...]

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