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Cygnus X-1 is a very famous x-ray binary star system. It consists of a giant blue
star (top) in orbit around what in all likelihood is a – wait for it – black
hole. The black hole steals gas from its giant companion and that gas flows towards
x-ray binary, Cygnus X-1, accretion, accretion disc, black hole, blue giant, HMX...
High-Mass X-Ray Binary
This is an animation of a high-mass x-ray binary, in which a giant blue star is in
orbit around a compact companion – sometimes a neutron star and sometimes a black
hole. The giant star is distorted owing to its proximity to its highly compact
x-ray binary, accretion, accretion disc, black hole, blue giant, HMXB, stellar w...
Stellar Bow Shock
In some x-ray binary systems matter is transferred from one star to the other via the
donor star's stellar wind. The stellar wind, like the Sun's solar wind, is a steady
stream of particles that blasts away from the star's surface and out into space....
HMXB, x-ray binary, landscape, accretion, blue
giant, stellar wind, binary star,...
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