A few hours before sunrise on Friday (October 21) with the Orionid meteor will be poossible to see moon. The moon will appear about 37 percent illuminated Friday morning, but it won’t be alone.
With the help Hawaii’s Keck Observatory astronomers could capture the first direct images of a planet in the process of forming around its star. The newly born object, which astronomers are calling LkCa 15 b, appears to be a hot “protoplanet” that is sucking up a surrounding swath of cooler dust and gas. The new images reveal that the alien planet sits in a wide gap between its host star and an outer disk of dust.
California-based skywatcher Larry Van Vleet captured a photo which shows a giant bubble of gas blown by the nebula NGC 7635, also known as the Bubble nebula.
For the first time discovered gas-dust disk around a sun-like star, decorated with spiral arms, similar to the spiral arms of galaxies.
Ground-based observatory ALMA has introduced its first pair of interesting information about the interacting galaxies located in the constellation of Raven.
This new image which was taken by the European Southern Observatory’s MPG/ESO 2.2-meter telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile, shows Lambda Centauri nebula, which is sometimes nicknamed the “Running Chicken” nebula, a cloud of gas and newborn stars that lies around 6,500 light-years away from us in the constellation of Centaurus.
Student of Petrozavodsk State University and an amateur astronomer Artem Novichonok discovered a new comet. Novichonok found the object studying pictures made by the automated astronomy station TAU in Kabardino-Balkaria.
The preferred direction of movement of energy and light, so-called axis of evil, was discovered by astronomers in China in the constellation Vulpecula.
With a modified camera DSLR Canon 350D Baader Planetarium, an amateur astronomer made a picture of star cluster M45, also known as the Pleiades or the Seven Sisters, which is located in the constellation Taurus.