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This planetary nebula, Mz3, is being cast off by a star similar to our Sun. The 1000-kilometer per second speed of the expelled gas, the light-year long length of the structure, and the magnetism of the star visible at the nebula's center, all imply Mz3 is hiding a second, dimmer star that orbits close in to the bright star. A competing hypothesis holds that the central star's own spin and magnetic field are channeling the gas. (ESA, NASA's Hubble, JPL-CalTech)

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Now I feel dizzy…

Around, around the sun we go: The moon goes round the earth. We do not die of death: We die of vertigo. "Mother Goose's Garland" Archibald Macleish

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The fastest binary star pair ever discovered, HM Cancri, orbit each other at 310 miles per second

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