star system

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star system

n
1. (Astronomy) astronomy a group of celestial bodies that are associated as a result of natural laws
2. (Film) the practice of casting one or two famous actors or actresses in a film, play, etc, so that their popularity ensures its success
3. (Broadcasting) a design for laying cables for cable television in which each house is fed by an individual cable from a local central distribution point

star′ sys`tem


n.
the practice of casting star performers in films, plays, etc., because of their ability to attract audiences.
[1900–05]

star system

The use of actors to attract and keep audiences, depends on actors constantly playing similar parts.
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Exactly such an observation has been made by two separate research teams who were using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array in Chile, and discovered the existence of methyl isocyanate - a chemical building block of life - in a multiple star system called IRAS 16293-2422.
These results provided the clearest picture ever of protoplanetary disks around a double star and could reveal important details about the birth and eventual orbit of planets in a multiple star system.
This multiple star system must have been included in the NGC because of its appearance at low power this group is nebulous.
If the sun is not a member of a binary or multiple star system, it is among the minority of stars.
They're part of the multiple star system dominated by HD 164492A and are first-generation stars created by the Trifid's colliding clouds.
These stars are, from the left, Alnitak, Alnilam and Mintaka and while they look as if they are single points of light, each one is itself a multiple star system.
Sirius is a multiple star system, with at least three components orbiting their common center of gravity.
The prototype is the multiple star system at the heart of the Orion Nebula.
At 170x its true nature became evident; the object was a faint, snug multiple star system.
The researchers found that some of the signals were caused by multiple star systems or noise from the spacecraft.
About 160 papers from a 2016 international conference in Russia explore star formation and the interstellar medium, stellar atmospheres and stellar magnetism, stellar activity, multiple star systems and exoplanets, stars after the nuclear burning, and methods and instruments of stellar astrophysics.

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