Astronomers Document the Rise and Fall of a Rarely Observed Stellar Dance

VPL Team member, and recent graduate from the University of Washington Astrobiology Program, Diana Windemuth (PhD Astronomy & Astrobiology, 2020), is a co-author on a paper discussing the eclipsing binary star HS Hydrae and recent observations of the system from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). This work from Diana and her fellow researchers was recently presented at the 237th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society and highlighted in a UW News Article.

January 19, 2021
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Task E: The Observer