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[Info and Images] The Crab Pulsar And Its Nebula

May 12, 2016 | 4

The Crab Pulsar was born with supernova explosion which was widely observed on Earth in the year 1054. The Crab Nebula is located 6,500-light-years away from us in the direction of Constellation Taurus. Read More

Six New Planetary Nebulae Discovered In The Small Magellanic Cloud

April 5, 2016 |

Using deep UK Schmidt telescope (UKST), a team of astronomers have found and confirmed six new planetary nebulae in a neighbor galaxy, the Small Magellanic Cloud. Read More

Astronomers Have Identified Sun’s Long Lost ‘Sister’

May 11, 2014 | 1

Stars like the sun may end up alone but they are born in stellar nurseries, with a thousand — or a hundred thousand — siblings. Over time, the family disbands, victims of gravitational nudges and other tidings after 4.5 billion years of life in the cosmos. Read More

Star Cycle: From Birth To Death

April 25, 2014 | 1

The life cycle of a star begins in a nebula and ends in a black hole. The lifespan of a star depends on its mass. The more massive it is, the shorter it lives. This ‘long’ and ‘short’ however, is in millions and billions of years! Now you know how long the life cycle of a star is! Read More

Doomed Gas Cloud G2 Approaches Milky Way’ Black Hole

March 10, 2014 | 2

Scientists are about to observe a supermassive black hole‘s table manners. While studying the motions of stars near the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, astronomers discovered a huge gas cloud, called G2, heading directly toward it. The findings appeared in the January 5 issue of Nature. Read More

A New “Hand Of God” Photographed By NASA In Space

February 5, 2014 | 2

The result of the combined images obtained by Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Space Telescope NuStar was called by astronomers “Hand of God“. Read More

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