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A Wolf at the Door

6 Oct 2009, 10:22 UTC
A Wolf at the Door
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My post on multiple star systems a while back somehow managed to miss one of the most interesting in the sky. Gamma Velorum (γ Vel), at a magnitude of +1.7, is amongst the brightest stars in the sky. It's actually a huge star system containing at least 6 stars. Currently drifting as part of the Vela OB2 Associtaion, the main star in the group is a sizeable one.(Read more ...)

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