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Earth-Moon System as Seen from Mars Orbit

This image composite combines the best Earth image with the best Moon image from four sets of images acquired on November 20, 2016, by...

Astronomer Discovers Five New Globular Clusters

Using images from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), Dr. Denilso Camargo of the Colégio Militar de Porto Alegre, Brazil, has discovered five new...

Hubble Takes Close Look at NGC 1448

This image snapped by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope reveals a detailed view of part of the disc of NGC 1448, one of the...

Astronomers Detect Planetary Waves on Sun

Using data from NASA’s SDO (Solar Dynamics Observatory) and STEREO (Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory) missions, astronomers have detected so-called Rossby waves — a type...

ESO’s Very Large Telescope Directly Images Newborn Exoplanet

Astronomers using the SPHERE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope have found an infant gas giant orbiting the young dwarf star PDS 70. Not...

Exoplanet Biosignatures: Will We Be Able to Recognize Extraterrestrial Life If We See It?

A team of leading astronomers, biologists and geologists have come together under the Nexus for Exoplanet System Science (NExSS), a NASA research coordination network...

Asteroid 2015 BZ509 Came from Interstellar Space 4.5 Billion Years Ago

2015 BZ509, an object in Jupiter’s co-orbital region with a retrograde motion around the Sun, is the first known asteroid to have been captured...

Oumuamua Turns Out to Be Interstellar Comet After All

1I/2017 U1 ‘Oumuamua — the first known object of extrasolar origin discovered within the Solar System — has been the subject of intense scrutiny...

ALMA Probes Hubble Ultra Deep Field

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array have explored the same corner of the early Universe first revealed in the iconic image of the...

Sun is Solar-Type Star After All

A study led by University of Montreal researchers has confirmed that our Sun is indeed a solar-type star. Published in the journal Science, the...

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