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61 Cygni: The Flying Star
The twin stars of 61 Cygni first drew attention to themselves because of their high proper motion against more distant background stars – they move across the sky at a rate equivalent to the width of a full Moon every 464 years. The two stars orbit e
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Strange Rings Suggest Planets Are Formed Earlier Than Thought
YOUR FIRST CONTACT WITH THE UNIVERSE Rings detected around a newborn star may suggest that planets are born earlier than previously thought. Stars are born from dense clouds that collapse in on themselves under the force of their own gravity. As the
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What’s In The Sky?
ESSENTIAL GUIDES AND ADVICE FOR AMATEUR ASTRONOMERS In order to preserve your night vision, you should read our observing guide under red light 5 DEC The December Phi-Cassiopeid meteor shower reaches its peak 14 DEC A total solar eclipse will be visi