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Megapixels: Two stars in a fight to the death
See this interstellar blood bath in all its glory detail.
This Could Be The Strangest Exoplanet Found Yet
Giant planet orbits three stars at once
Astronomers Find The Lightest Exoplanet Ever Caught On Camera
The exoplanet's predicted mass is only four to five times that of Jupiter.
Today In Pretty Space Pics: Weird Gassy Spirals Surround Dying Star
It's the first time scientists have obtained 3-D information about a star's death spiral and offers a hint of our own sun's far future.
Pretty Space Pics: Centaurus A Captured in a Whole New Way
Some 12 million light-years from Earth in the southern constellation of Centaurus, the most prominent source of galactic radio emissions … Continued
Pretty Space Pics: The Carina Nebula ‘Dramatically’ Captured in Infrared
Today in Pretty Space Pics: The Carina Nebula, detailed as never before in the infrared spectrum. The European Southern Observatory’s … Continued
On Average, Every Star Has At Least One Planet, New Analysis Shows
What are the implications for the search for extraterrestrial life? PopSci asks the experts
Very Large Telescope Dances With the Stars
Today in pretty space pics: a whirling image of the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope and the stars above … Continued
First-Ever Pics of a Star Cluster on the Far Side of the Galactic Center
The European Southern Observatory’s VISTA survey telescope has turned its eyes inward to the center of our galaxy, and for … Continued
VLT Survey Telescope, the Biggest Visible-Spectrum Telescope in the World, Snaps its First Images
Like anyone else, when the ESO gets a new toy, it is understandably eager to play with it. Today we … Continued