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DQ Tau

(young binary star system)

DQ Tau is a non-eclipsing Double-Line Spectroscopic Binary of young (T Tauri) stars on the order of 0.65 solar masses, about 140 Parsecs (pc) distant, orbiting with a period of 15 days with high Eccentricity (e) that nears 8 radii at its smallest. It has been studied for X-ray Emissions attributed to the orbit's effect on their colliding Magnetospheres.


(star,binary star,magnetosphere,eccentricity)
http://arxiv.org/abs/1101.4044
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~0140pc460lyDQ Tau

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