Detail View: NASA Hubble Space Telescope Collection: Magnetic Fields Weave Rings Around Stars

Title: 
Magnetic Fields Weave Rings Around Stars
Acknowledgement: 
*Animation Credit:* Greg Bacon (STScI [ http://www.stsci.edu/ ]/AVL)
Fast Facts: 
Technical facts about this news release: About these Objects Name: HD184927 sOriE (HD 37479) bCep (HD 205021) HR6684 (HD 163472) Position (J2000): R.A. 19h 35m 32.01s Dec. +31° 16' 35.9'' R.A. 05h 38m 47.19s Dec. -02° 35' 40.5'' R.A. 21h 28m 39.60s Dec. +70° 33' 38.6'' R.A. 17h 56m 18.40s Dec. +00° 40' 13.3'' Constellation: Cygnus Orion Cepheus Ophiuchus Chemical Composition: Metal-deficient; He-rich Metal-deficient; He-rich Normal Normal Exposure Dates: 1981 - 1995 1979 - 1986 1980 - 1995 1981 - 1995 Object Description: Rotating Magnetic B Stars Spectral Type: B1 - B2 Age: These stars are roughly 10 million years old. About the Data Instrument: High Spectral Dispersion configuration with the Short Wavelength Prime (SWP) Camera on the International Ultraviolet Explorer (IUE) Principal Astronomers: M. Smith (STScI) and D. Groote (Univ. Hamburg) Release Date: 9:00 a.m. (EDT) July 12, 2001
note: 
*Based on a Model By:*: Detlef Groote, University of Hamburg
facet_what: 
Cepheus
facet_where: 
Washington, D.C.
facet_when: 
July 12, 2001
facet_when_year: 
2001
Running Time: 
3 seconds
UID: 
SPD-HUBBLE-STScI-2001-19a
original url: 
http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2001/19/video/a/
Release Date: 
July 12, 2001 09:00 AM (EDT)