Carnivals of Space #660-662 – Universe Today & NextBigFuture

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Red Giant stripped of mass during encounter with a black hole, leaving only a white dwarf in orbit. At closest point of its orbit, material from the white dwarf is  pulled away by the black hole, resulting in X-ray pulses seen by Chandra X-Ray telescope. Credits: Chandra Observatory via Carnival of Space.


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