Stars & Nebulae > Low-Mass X-Ray Binary II (2004)

Low-Mass X-Ray Binary II

T his image shows a low-mass x-ray binary star seen from a nearby, hypothetical asteroid field. The system consists of a red dwarf (bottom) which is losing its atmosphere to a black hole via an accretion disc.

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Name: Low-Mass X-Ray Binary II

Category: Stars & Nebulae, Exoplanets

Medium: Photoshop

Date: 2004

Client: Red Lemon Press

Tags: LMXB accretion accretion disc binary star black hole exoplanet landscape neutron star red dwarf star x-ray binary