12 Bootes

  • News HeadlinesIn the binary system 12 Bootes found sun like oscillations and ellipsoidal variations

    In the binary system 12 Bootes found sun-like oscillations and ellipsoidal variations

    (ORDO NEWS) — Using the NASA Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), an international team of astronomers has detected sun-like oscillations and ellipsoidal variations in the light curve of a binary system known as 12 Boötis. Located about 122 light-years from Earth, 12 Bootes (other designations HR 5304, HD 123999, TIC 418010485) is a bright binary system in the constellation Bootes. It consists of two stars with a mass of about…