1. How To Time Travel To a Star - Shelf Life #5


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    Museum astrophysicists are searching through early photographs of the night sky and, with the help of high school students, helping to digitize them along the way. For more about astronomical…

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    • Zooming in on the red hypergiant star VY Canis Majoris


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      This video sequence takes you on a voyage from a broad vista of the sky into a close-up look at one of the biggest stars in the Milky Way, VY Canis Majoris. The final image comes from the SPHERE instrument…

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      • Light echoes around the pulsating star RS Puppis


        from Pierre Kervella Added 161 0 0

        The southern star RS Puppis changes regularly in luminosity with a period of 41.5 days. It belongs to a very important class of pulsating stars, the Cepheids, that is used to measure distances in…

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        • Cataclysmic variables


          from Linda Sjoberg Added 44 0 0

          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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          • 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:…

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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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                • 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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                  • 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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