Crash Course – Astronomy – 34: Binary and Multiple Stars

This is the thirty-fourth video of the Crash Course – Astronomy series, hosted by Dr. Phil Plait. This video examines star systems that include two or more partners.

From the video description:

Table of Contents:

  • What are binary stars? 0:51
  • Merging peanut-shaped stars 6:52
  • Close binaries begin to flow into one another, sometimes blowing up the star 8:29
Crash Course Astronomy Video

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Crash Course channel on YouTube

Crash Course channel on YouTube

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Crash Course - Astronomy Series

Crash Course - Astronomy Series

This collection of YouTube videos is hosted by astronomer Phil Plait. It covers a vast range of astronomical topics at an introductory and approachable level.

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