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Smallest known starquakes are detected with a subtle shift of colour

An artist's conception of the Epsilon Indi system showing Epsilon Indi and the brown-dwarf binary companions. Due to the perspective of the brown dwarf companions, the relative sizes are not represented in this illustration.

Starquakes detected on the star ε Indi (left; artist’s impression) could help astronomers to understand its internal structure. Credit: International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/Lomberg J. (CC BY 4.0)

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Nature 628, 239 (2024)



  1. Campante, T. L. et al. Astron. & Astrophys. 683, L16 (2024).

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