1. Cataclysmic variables

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    This is a description of a common type of cataclysmic variable. In this video a red dwarf and a white dwarf orbit each other in close proximity. The hydrogen pulled from the red dwarf by the white…

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    • Hubblecast 71: Visible echoes around RS Puppis

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      This episode of the Hubblecast explores striking new Hubble observations of a variable star known as RS Puppis. This star is growing brighter and dimmer as it pulsates over a period of five weeks.…

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      • Animation of a variable star

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        This artist's illustration shows a star turning into a variable star, expanding and shrinking — growing brighter and dimmer as it does so. More information and download options: http://www.spacetelescope.org/videos/heic1323j/ Credit:…

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        • Artist's impression of the light echo around RS Puppis

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          This illustration shows an artist's impression of the light echo around variable star RS Puppis. More information and download options: http://www.spacetelescope.org/videos/heic1323i/ Credit: NASA,…

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          • Light echoes around RS Puppis

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            This time-lapse video uses observations from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope over a number of weeks to show the variable star RS Puppis and its environment. A stunning example of a phenomenon…

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            • Morph of the light echo around RS Puppis

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              This video morphs the observations of variable star RS Puppis, showing the light echo that can be seen around the star. More information and download options: http://www.spacetelescope.org/videos/heic1323c/ Credit:…

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