A spectacular head-on collision between two galaxies fueled an unusual triangular-shaped star-birthing frenzy, as captured in a new image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope.
‘“The Nebra sky disc? Some years ago I saw a television programme about it. ‘
” The Alpha Centauri and Proxima stars are being studied intensively in Breakthrough Listen’s ‘Pale Red Dot’ project”
This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope feels incredibly three-dimensional for a piece of deep-space imagery.
In this article Duncan Lunan writes about The Milky Way
Duncan Lunan explores Novae and Supernovae. Pictured a Type 2 supernova
“The Moon will be New on February 1st, and Full on February 16th, near Regulus in Leo that night.”
“Over the last two thousand years, compilers of star catalogues have gradually become aware that not everything in the northern sky (apart from the Milky Way) consisted of a sharp point of light”
“As the Pleiades travel round the Galaxy the gravitational pulls of other stars will gradually draw the cluster apart.”
“As winter closes in, look for the Winter Triangle which Betelgeuse makes with Procyon and Sirius.”