Supernova Condensate is a blog about our place in the Universe. Of astronomy, chemistry and life in the big bad bubble of academia.
Invader Xan is a molecular astrophysicist and part-time alien invader, who spends life looking at very small things on very large scales, and trying to better understand the chemistry of interstellar space.
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Daily Archives: October 6, 2009
My post on multiple star systems a while back somehow managed to miss one of the most interesting in the sky. Gamma Velorum (γ Vel), at a magnitude of +1.7, is amongst the brightest visible stars — it’s actually a … Continue reading