Real-life Sci-Fi world 11: Kalgash, a planet in permanent daytime (from Asimov’s Nightfall)

Isaac Asimov‘s sci-fi stories are one reason I wanted to become an astronomer (I talked about this in a recent interview). So I’m a little sad to shoot down a classic…. Nightfall is a classic Asimov story (and later, novel). The residents of a planet called Kalgash live in system of six stars that leaves … More Real-life Sci-Fi world 11: Kalgash, a planet in permanent daytime (from Asimov’s Nightfall)

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Building the ultimate Solar System part 6: a system with multiple stars

Let’s keep building the ultimate Solar System. In Part 1 we chose our star.  In Part 2 we chose our planets. In Part 3 we chose our planets’ orbit.  In Part 4 we learned two ninja moves about orbits.  In Part 5 we put the pieces together. In this post we will take the Ultimate … More Building the ultimate Solar System part 6: a system with multiple stars