A massive star with the most intense magnetic field yet seen

The star's magnetic field, 20.000 times stronger than the Sun's, is slowing the star's rotation


NGC 1624 observed in h-alfa

NGC 1624

NGC 1624 observed in H-alpha


G.A.Wade et al. NGC 1624-2: A slowly rotating, X-ray luminous Of?p star with an extraordinarily strong magnetic field.Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.

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