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Baby star’s flares light up dust cloud


Astronomers have caught a newly born star caught in the act of flaring.

“One of the most interesting findings is the fact that the star is rotating once every 24 hours,” says Vanderbilt University Professor David Weintraub. “Just a little bit faster and it would break up!”

Full story at Futurity.

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Photo credit: Gemini Observatory

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