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Astronomy Cast

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Nov 28, 2022

Astronomy Cast Ep. 660: Runaway! Runaway! Escaping Stars, Planets & Small Bodies

by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

Moons orbit planets, planets orbit stars, stars orbit within galaxies. It’s orbits all the way down. But occasionally objects can receive a powerful kick that sends them on a journey, never to return.


This video was made possible by the following Patreon members:

Burry Gowen

Jordan Young

Kevin Lyle

Jeanette Wink

Stephen Veit

J.F. Rajotte

Andrew Poelstra

Venkatesh Chary

David Truog


Aurora Lipper


Gerhard Schwarzer

Will Hamilton

Brian Cagle


THANK YOU! - Fraser and Dr. Pamela