Hubble Gazes at R Sculptoris and its Hidden Companion

Washington DC (SPX) Jan 11, 2015

This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows the region around a star known as R Sculptoris, a red giant located 1,500 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Sculptor.

Recent observations have shown that the material surrounding R Sculptoris actually forms a spiral structure – a phenomenon probably caused by a hidden companion star orbiting the star. Systems with multiple stars —> Read More Here


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