Monthly Archives: May 2016
In the constellation Libra about 190 light years away from our planet, reside one of the most mysterious objects in our galaxy, the impossible star which appears to be older than the universe itself.
On April 18, 2013, NASA’ astronomers announced the discovery of a new planetary system composed of five worlds orbiting a star somewhat cooler and smaller than the Sun, approximately 1,200 light-years away from us in the constellation Lyra.
Don’t miss!!! On Monday, May 30, Mars will be closer to Earth than it has been in 11 years and it will shine 10 times brighter than it did at the start of 2016.
From our perspective, a planet is retrograde, when it appears to be moving backward in the sky for a period of time. Of course, its an optical illusion but its very important in astrology, retrograde planets does not work in their normal manner, they do correspond to recognizable meanings.
We’re still learning new things about the planets orbiting our own star; Yesterday, a group of astronomers announced that mega tsunamis on Mars probably helped shape the Red Planet’s terrain.
Using the W. M. Keck Observatory located on the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii, astrophysicists at University of California have detected the faintest galaxy ever, born just after the Big Bang.
The most mysterious star in the universe KIC 846852 still baffling scientists. We have no idea what’s going around this bizarre star and maybe we’ll never know for sure; the only thing we can do is just to exclude the many-proposed hypotheses.
Everything in the universe comes to an end, and our sun is no exception. In five billion years from now, the sun will become a huge orange giant star, so large that it will engulf the orbits of Mercury and Venus.
Using ESO’s world-leading exoplanet hunter HARPS and photometry from NASA’ Kepler telescope, astronomers announced the discovery of a new exoplanet, a mini-Neptune world orbiting an ancient star 385 light years away from Earth.