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FK Com-Type ‘Platypus Stars’
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
(4.00)
BP Piscium was initially thought to be a young star, but astronomers later concluded that it actually fitted a small group of old stars, the FK Com-type stars. BP Piscium also is thought to have eaten a large planet or a small companion star. In this article it is argued that the FK Com-type stars are in fact white dwarfs that have not yet thrown off their outer gas layers as planetary nebula's.
Stars of the Neighborhood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
As you get to know your stellar neighborhood, you will find some bizarre and fascinating stars, planets and other strange things. Each one has its own personality, and we are starting to learn more about them, individually. This short ebook describes the nearby stars, and a few other objects, which will be among the first things we encounter, when we start to explore interstellar space
Dubbelgangster
Price: Free! Words: 9,740. Language: Dutch. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00)
De verkenner 'Azoran' reist duizend lichtjaar naar een interessant zonnestelsel om daar onderzoek te doen naar het plotselinge verschijnen van een witte dwergster. Mysterieuze gebeurtenissen vergen het uiterste van de bemanning. Zullen ze ooit terugkeren? Zullen ze overleven? Lees nu ook het vervolg op dit verhaal in 'Dwerghart'