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University undergraduate discovers companion star to Beta Canis Minoris

University undergraduate discovers companion star to Beta Canis Minoris

Benjamin Morse, Staff Reporter
March 14, 2017
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Equipped with only the experience of an undergraduate, third-year physics major Nick Dulaney discovered an unknown astronomical body. Dulaney analyzed 15 years of archive data collected at UT’s Ritter Observatory, which led him to make his discovery. According to a news release, UT postdoctoral...

UT astronomers make national news, discover apparent brown dwarf

UT astronomers make national news, discover apparent brown dwarf

Bryce Buyakie, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2016
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Astronomers at the University of Toledo made national news this month with a recently discovered new cosmic object floating alone in the Milky Way galaxy. The newly identified object was named WISEA J114724.10-204021.3 — WISEA 1147 for short. “This is a pretty big deal for me and the University...

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