written by david axe, on october 22nd

what: triple star system

when: first seen in the 1940’s 

findings confirmed in 2017

study published september 2020

second study published on september 17th, 2021

who/where: stefan kraus, an astronomer at the university of exeter in the united kingdom

jeremy smallwood at the university of nevada

jiaqing bi at the university of victoria in canada

iain mcdonald, an astronomer at the university of manchester in the united kingdom

nader haghighipour, a planetary dynamicist at the university of hawaii-manoa”

interesting fact: the studies were published about 80 years after the system was first discovered. 

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