Oct 12

X-raying stellar winds in a high-speed collision

Source: ESA

Massive star cluster Cyg OB2.
Image credits: ESA/G. Rauw.

Two massive stars racing in orbit around each other have had their colliding stellar winds X-rayed for the first time, thanks to the combined efforts of ESA’s XMM-Newton and NASA’s Swift space telescopes.(read more)

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