THE 21st CENTURY
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THE 21st CENTURY

Triple binary system discovery stunned the Scientists

TESS previously revealed that Thuban, a former North Star, is also a eclipsing binary, as illustrated here. Three such pairs make up a newly discovered sextuple star system called TYC 7037–89–1. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Chris Smith (USRA)

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) discovered six stars system bounded in eclipsing binaries. This unique star system is located in the constellation Eridanus about 1,900 light-years away.

The newly discovered triple binary star system, also called TIC 168789840, is the first known sextuple system composed of three sets of eclipsing binaries. Each eclipse…

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