• Kyle Sooley-Brookings

Astronomers Discover Teardrop Shaped Star


By NASA/JPL-Caltech - https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/details.php?id=PIA21075, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=75679162

Astronomers have made a discovery like no other.


They have identified a star that has been warped into a teardrop shape by the gravity of a much smaller red dwarf that is nearby.


Located 15,000 light-years away there are two halves of a star.


The star is designated HD74423.


Astronomers have never seen a star that has a teardrop shape.

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