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Real star disks resolved
SpaceEngineerDate: Monday, 02.03.2015, 09:40 | Message # 1
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Post here any real photo of a star disks which has been resolved by the "Hubble" or ground-base telescopes.

Betelgeuse - Hubble Space Telescope


Betelgeuse - image from ESO's Very Large Telescope


Mira (omicron Ceti)


The best images are obtained on the CHARA interferometer in the near-infrared H-band.

Altair - CHARA interferometer


Alderamin - CHARA interferometer


Zeta Andromedae - CHARA interferometer


My favourite - Algol (beta Persei) - first discovered variable star (eclipsing binary). CHARA interferometer


Epsilon Aurigae gets eclipsed by its companion's dust disk. CHARA interferometer

http://www.preposterousuniverse.com/blog/2010/04/07/my-favorite-star/





 
Destructor1701Date: Wednesday, 04.03.2015, 01:03 | Message # 2
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Incredible.




 
BendingSpaceDate: Thursday, 16.04.2015, 22:32 | Message # 3
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Thats insane, we need more news about like this type...
 
apenpaapDate: Friday, 17.04.2015, 12:47 | Message # 4
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I really like how several of the pictures vaguely show SpaceEngine-like bulges on them.




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parameciumkidDate: Saturday, 18.04.2015, 03:45 | Message # 5
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Indeed. It seems SpaceEngineer might well have nailed how these things actually look.

I've actually been wondering for a while where he got the information on how to make them look, because my best attempts to Google it just gave me a bunch of red balls.





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anonymousgamerDate: Saturday, 18.04.2015, 04:00 | Message # 6
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The Wikipedia article on Betelguese has several sections and diagrams detailing this.




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