Omega Centauri

Spider Pulsars are Tearing Apart Stars in the Omega Cluster

Pulsars are extreme objects. They're what's left over when a massive star collapses on itself and explodes as a supernova.…

3 months ago

A Huge New Gaia Data Release: More Stars, Gravitational Lenses and Asteroids

The ESA's Gaia mission is releasing a new tranche of astronomical data. The mission has released three regular, massive hauls…

4 months ago

Going Low for Omega Centauri: How to Spot a Southern Hemisphere Jewel from Mid-Northern Latitudes

47 Tucanae... the Coal Sack… Magellanic Clouds large and small… sure, it can be argued that the southern hemisphere sky…

10 years ago

Virtual Star Party – May 4, 2014: It’s Galaxy Season!

Hosts: Fraser Cain and Scott Lewis Astronomers: Gary Gonella, Andrew Dumbleton, Stuart Foreman, David Dickinson, Shahrin Ahmad and special guest…

10 years ago

Virtual Star Party – April 26, 2014- Hangoutathon Special Edition!

This week's Virtual Star Party was a special 2-hour Saturday night version recorded as part of the Cosmoquest Hangoutathon. The…

10 years ago

12 Star Party Secret Weapons

We’ve all been there. Well OK, all public star party telescope operators have been there. You’re set up and you've got a stunning…

11 years ago

Weekly SkyWatcher’s Forecast: May 14-20, 2012

[/caption] Greetings, fellow SkyWatchers! Dark skies mean galactic studies and this is going to be a terrific week for sacrificing…

12 years ago

Hubble Predicts the Future of Omega Centauri

[/caption] Using four years of data from the Hubble Space Telescope’s Advanced Camera for Surveys, astronomers have made the most…

13 years ago