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July 2, 2022

Artist's impression of a stellar embrace

An artist's impression of a stellar embrace. Sharing the same atmosphere (orange oval), a pair of stars start to interact with one another in dramatic manner.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant AST 1647378.]

Learn more in the Chalmers University news story Stars' secret embraces revealed by Alma. (Date image taken: 2021; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: July 2, 2022)

Credit: Danielle Futselaar,

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