relativistic beaming


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relativistic beaming

(rel-ă-tă-viss -tik) See synchrotron emission.
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At those extreme velocities, the gas appears to brighten as it travels toward Earth on one side, and dims as it speeds away from our planet on the other side (an effect called relativistic beaming).
This effect is called relativistic beaming. Also, with the corona now farther from the black hole, more of the photons can escape the hole's gravity and reach us.
Kepler-76b was identified by the BEER algorithm, whose acronym stands for relativistic BEaming, Ellipsoidal, and Reflection/emission modulations.

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