Astronomers have found a star that is spinning a million times per hour

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Astronomers have found a star that is spinning at a rate of a million times per hour.



  • ZZMike

    From the article: “The hot blue giant rotates at a dizzying 1 million miles per hour,…”

    Miles/hr is not a measure of rotation. Revolutions/second is.

    I checked a number of other sites; they all have the strange units.

  • I was quoting the actual press release. I think what they mean is that the star’s day is 1/millionth of an hour long.

  • LINO

    I wonder how long their workday is?

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