Home / Tag Archives: Fomalhaut

Tag Archives: Fomalhaut

Companion’s Comets the Key to Curious Exoplanet System?

Companion's Comets the Key to Curious Exoplanet System

The nearby star Fomalhaut A hosts the most famous planetary system outside our own Solar System, containing both an exoplanet and a spectacular ring of comets. Today, an international team of astronomers announced a new discovery with the Herschel Space Observatory that has made this system even more intriguing; the ...

Read More »

Bright Nearby Double Star Fomalhaut Is Actually a Triple

Bright Nearby Double Star Fomalhaut Is Actually a Triple

The nearby star system Fomalhaut — of special interest for its unusual exoplanet and dusty debris disk — has been discovered to be not just a double star, as astronomers had thought, but one of the widest triple stars known. In a paper recently accepted for publication in the Astronomical ...

Read More »
 
 
Translate »