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Re: Reach For The Stars B

Postby -Groundhog- » December 15th, 2016, 6:49 pm

How are SNR's formed?

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Re: Reach For The Stars B

Postby MaeleeB » December 16th, 2016, 2:14 pm

Supernova remnants are formed when a star dies, and there is a supernova. The SNR is the structure resulting from the explosion of a star in a supernova.
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Re: Reach For The Stars B

Postby Jaol » December 16th, 2016, 2:28 pm

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Re: Reach For The Stars B

Postby CT-1616 » January 6th, 2017, 3:49 pm

What is the only deep space object in the list to contain a famous "elephant trunk", and what is it called?

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Re: Reach For The Stars B

Postby -Groundhog- » January 23rd, 2017, 5:29 pm

The "Pillars of Creation" in the M16 Eagle Nebula. Why does the Bayer designation of the alpha and beta stars in Orion differ from the order of magnitude?
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Re: Reach For The Stars B

Postby chugh6 » May 24th, 2017, 6:47 pm

Because Betelgeuse is a variable star, and occasionally surpasses Rigel in brightness!


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