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An exoplanet in a polar circumbinary disk surrounding two stars

This article has been reviewed according to Science X’s editorial process and policies. Editors have highlighted the following attributes while ensuring the content’s credibility: fact-checked preprint trusted source proofread Ok! This illustration shows a binary star surrounded by a thick disc of material in a polar orbit. Credit: University of Warwick/Mark Garlick × close This illustration …

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Polar Ring Galaxies Not So Rare After All?

Potential polar ring galaxy NGC 4632. The picture shows a gaseous ring perpendicularly circulating the main spiral disk of the galaxy. Credit: Jayanne English (U. Manitoba), Nathan Deg (Queen’s U.) & WALLABY Survey, CSIRO / ASKAP, NAOJ / Subaru Telescope Queen’s researchers lead the discovery of two potential polar ring galaxies. A group of international …

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New Saturn images show a change of seasons and a last glimpse of its huge, warm polar vortex

This article has been reviewed according to Science X’s editorial process and policies. Editors have highlighted the following attributes while ensuring the content’s credibility: fact-checked peer-reviewed publication trusted source proofread Ok! Saturn’s changing insolation from 2004 to 2016 as seen by Cassini’s Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS). The top row shows Saturn from an equatorial vantage point …