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NASA’s TESS has discovered a distant star system that scientist Brian Powell says exist against all odds. Powell is a data scientist at the NASA High Energy Astrophysics…

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NASA’s TESS has discovered a distant star system that scientist Brian Powell says exist against all odds. Powell is a data scientist at the NASA High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center. The star system in question is called TIC 168789840 and is 1900 light-years away from us.
The star system has three binary pairs of stars revolving around three different centers of mass. The trio of binary stars are gravitationally bound to one another, circling the galactic center as a single star…

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