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MWC 758

(HD 36112)
(protostar with spiral disk)

MWC 758 (HD 36112) is a protostar, specifically a Herbig AeBe star. It has a protoplanetary disk of research interest because it is asymmetric and shows a spiral structure, one theory being that an extra-solar planet might be triggering these features, which could be an example of planet formation. Characteristics:


(star,protostar,disk)
Further reading:
https://www.circumstellardisks.org/show.php?id=102
http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=MWC+758
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2013ApJ...762...48G/abstract
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015A%26A...578L...6B/abstract
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~0200pc700lyMWC 758
Coordinates:MWC 758
J053027.51+251957.2

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