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Topic: Astronomy





Maya Rajan


Georgia Tech


Katherine Shepard

Graduate Student
Georgia State University

Physics & Astronomy Department

VFTS Vortex

Medium:  Music


This song was created to depict the rapidly spinning motion of VFTS 102 and VFTS 285 researched by Dr. Katherine Shepard. An atmospheric ambience is used to depict the ~600 km/s equatorial winds of the two stars, and the angular momentum loss is captured at the end of the song by the gradual removal of instrumental layers. The song has two main components to represent the two celestial objects, and these two phases come together at the height of the song to represent the connectedness of the stars.

VFTS VortexMaya Rajan
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