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New Binocular Nova Discovered in Sagittarius

Looks like the Sagittarius Teapot's got a new whistle. On March 15, John Seach of Chatsworth Island, NSW, Australia discovered…

8 years ago

How Many Stars Did It Take To Make Us?

You know the quote, we're made of stardust. Generation after generation of stars created the materials that make us up.…

8 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Oct. 31, 2014: Bad Week in Space

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @cosmic_chatter) Ramin Skibba (@raminskibba) Alessondra Springmann (@sondy) Ken Kremer (kenkremer.com /…

8 years ago

Radio Telescopes Help Astronomers Tune In To Nova Generated Gamma Rays

Over two years ago, the Fermi-LAT Collaboration observed an "ear and eye opening" event - the exact location where a…

8 years ago

Possible Nova Pops in Cygnus

A newly-discovered star of magnitude +10.9 has flared to life in the constellation Cygnus the Swan. Koichi Nishiyama and Fujio Kabashima, both…

9 years ago

Bill Nye on Taking Astronomy with Carl Sagan

"This is how we know nature. It is the best idea humans have ever come up with." – Bill Nye,…

9 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – December 6, 2013 – Zombie ISON, Jade Rabbit, Lovely Venus and Naked-Eye Nova

Host: Fraser Cain Guests: David Dickinson, Matthew Francis, Casey Dreier, Sondy Springmann (more…)

9 years ago

Update on the Bright Nova Delphini 2013; Plus a Gallery of Images from our Readers

Since showing itself on August 14, 2013, a bright nova in the constellation Delphinus -- now officially named Nova Delphini…

9 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Aug. 16, 2013

Like your space news, but you just can't handle reading any more? Then watch our Weekly Space Hangout, where we…

9 years ago

Bright New Nova In Delphinus — You can See it Tonight With Binoculars

Looking around for something new to see in your binoculars or telescope tonight? How about an object whose name literally…

9 years ago