Chinese astrophysicists discovered the fastest rotating star of the Milky Way

The fastest rotating star in the Milky Way belongs to the spectral class O6.5 - these are hot blue stars

The star LAMOST J040643.69 + 542347.8 is located in the outer arm of the Milky Way. Astrophysicists discovered the fastest spinning star in the Milky Way Galaxy. Its distance of about 30 thousand light years from the Sun, and its upper layers rotate at a record high speed. About 540 kilometers per second, which is… Continue reading Chinese astrophysicists discovered the fastest rotating star of the Milky Way