photometry

Why Was it Tricky to Know the Distances to Galaxies JWST Was Seeing?

One of the chief objectives of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is to study the formation and evolution of…

6 months ago

This Jupiter-Sized Exoplanet is Unusual for Several Reasons

In a recent study published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, a team of international researchers examined…

10 months ago

With Better Communication, Astronomers and Satellites can co-Exist

SpaceX's Starlink satellite system has been in the news lately for both good and ill. The "Mega-constellation" of around 2,800…

2 years ago

We ‘Hype’ Alien World Findings Amid Little Data, Exoplanet Scientist Says

With exoplanet discoveries coming at us several times a month, finding these worlds is a hot field of research. Once…

10 years ago

Flicker… A Bright New Method of Measuring Stellar Surface Gravity

A simple, yet elegant method of measuring the surface gravity of a star has just been discovered. These computations are…

11 years ago