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Astronomers are Finding Binary Pairs of Stars Thrown out of Galaxies Together

29 May 2019, 22:19 UTC
Astronomers are Finding Binary Pairs of Stars Thrown out of Galaxies Together
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By Evan Gough

A rogue star is one that has escaped the gravitational pull of its home galaxy. These stars drift through intergalactic space, and so are sometimes called intergalactic stars. Sometimes, when a rogue star is ejected from its galaxy, it drags its binary pair along for the ride. Astronomers think that most stars live in binary …
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