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Press release: “Intruder” caught redhanded in rarely detected stellar flyby eventPress release:

An international team of astronomers, including Péter Ábrahám, Lei Chen, and Ágnes Kóspál from the Konkoly Observatory of the ELKH Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences (Budapest, Hungary), published their latest results on the Z Canis Majoris (Z CMa) pre-main sequence binary system in the prestigious Nature Astronomy journal. The team claims that their images obtained with three powerful telescopes (the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii, the Jansky Very Large Array in the US, and the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile) imply that the circumstellar dust and gas disk was disturbed by an external body. Read more in … Read more »