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Red Giant Devours Planet

28 Oct 2012, 04:13 UTC
Red Giant Devours Planet
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Source: NASA Science An international team of astronomers has caught a star in the act of devouring one of its planets. BD+48 740, a red giant they observed using the 9.2-meter Hobby-Eberly Telescope at the McDonald Observatory in Texas, appears to have the fumes of a scorched planet in its atmosphere. This is consistent [...]

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