“Signals from a Strange Star System” –Puzzling “Heartbeat” of Ultra-Bright Flashes

"Strange Star System" --Source of Baffling "Heartbeat" Signal of Ultra-Bright Flashes

Astronomers have discovered the source and cycle of mysterious ultra-bright gamma ray flashes, which runs on a clockwork 162-days at a distance of 15,000 light years away from Earth. The “gamma ray heartbeat” may reveal a link to a rare “microquasar” star system called SS 433 –a binary system comprising a compact “microquasar, a black hole or neutron star submerged in a dense, bright disk of gas spitting out huge amounts of X-rays, gamma-rays, and radio waves, plus hydrogen gas flying at speeds of 25 percent of the speed of light.

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