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Spectacular Images of the Rare ‘Green Comet’ Gracing Our Skies

A rare ‘green’ comet is passing through our Solar System and astrophotographers have been out capturing photos. While this comet,…

1 week ago

A New Survey of the Milky Way Reveals Billions of Objects, Helping to Map Our Surroundings in Three Dimensions

The Dark Energy Camera Plane Survey 2 (DECaPS2) is out. This is the second data release from DECaPS, and the…

2 weeks ago

The JWST is the Shiny New Space Telescope, but the Dependable Hubble is Still Going Strong

The Venerable Hubble Space Telescope has cemented its place in history. Some call it the most successful science experiment ever.…

4 weeks ago

JWST Sees Furious Star Formation in a Stellar Nursery

The powerful James Webb Space Telescope is a mighty technological tool. Astrophysicists first conceived it over 20 years ago, and…

2 months ago

NOAA’s New Weather Satellite is Operational, and its Pictures of Earth are Gorgeous

You'd have to be in some kind of sense-of-wonder-repressed coma not to appreciate satellite images of Earth. If you are,…

2 months ago

Hubble Sees a Glittering Jewel in the Small Magellanic Cloud. But the Jewel is Disappearing

As far as we know, nobody lives in our neighbour, the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC.) So it's okay to point…

2 months ago

Hubble Spots Two Open Clusters. One is Also an Emission Nebula

Open star clusters are groups of stars in loosely-bound gravitational associations. The stars are further apart than the stars in…

2 months ago

Here’s Webb’s View of the Pillars of Creation

The James Webb Space Telescope is living up to expectations. When it was launched, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said it…

4 months ago

Gaze Into the Heart of NGC 1365, Captured by Webb

Astrophotographer Judy Schmidt (aka. Geckzilla, SpaceGeck) is at it again! Earlier this month, she released a processed image of the…

5 months ago

Here’s M74 Like You’ve Never Seen it Before, Thanks to Judy Schmidt and JWST

The JWST is grabbing headlines and eyeballs as its mission gains momentum. The telescope recently imaged M74 (NGC 628) with…

7 months ago