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Q&A: Normal Stars, White Dwarf Stars, and Star Clusters

Q:
I'm looking for pictures/scientific information about Capella and his system. I'm a musician and my latest work is based on the Capella Legends (fallen angels). Some people say that part of human kind came from this solar system and I intend to do a musical explanation telling these myths and legends.

A:
For some astronomical background on Capella and Chandra observations, check http://chandra.harvard.edu/chronicle/080999/cappella.html More details are available in the scientific papers:
http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/astro-ph/0006457
http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/astro-ph/0003099
http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/astro-ph/0001034

Lots of good data, but any evidence for intelligent life around Capella is still in the realm of myth and legend.

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