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Planetary Nebula

Planets Started Out From Dust Clumping Together. Here’s How

A new study by a team of German physicists and an American biomedical engineer has solved a long-standing problem in…

4 months ago

This Star Has Reached the End of its Life

About 10,000 light years away, in the constellation Centaurus, is a planetary nebula called NGC 5307. A planetary nebula is…

7 months ago

Can You Spot a Planetary Nebula from a Few Blurry Pixels? Astronomers Can – Here’s How

A planetary nebula is one of the most beautiful objects in the universe. Formed from the decaying remnants of a…

11 months ago

Messier 76 – the NGC 650/651 Planetary Nebula

Located in the Perseus constellation, about 2,500 light years from Earth, is the planetary nebula known as Messier 76.

1 year ago

Binary Stars Orbiting Each Other INSIDE a Planetary Nebula

An international team of astronomers recently observed an unexpected sight, a binary star system that is set to collide and…

1 year ago

The Future of Our Sun is Still a Bit of a Puzzle. What Will Happen When it Dies?

A new study by an international team of astronomers has demonstrated with scientific confidence what will happen to our Sun…

2 years ago

Messier 57 – The Ring Nebula

Located about 2300 light-years from Earth, in the direction of the Lyra constellation, is the planetary nebula known as Messier…

3 years ago

Messier 27 – The Dumbbell Nebula

Located approximately 1,360 light years from Earth in the direction of the Vulpecula constellation, the Dumbbell Nebula is a beautiful…

3 years ago

The Aquarius Constellation

Aquarius ("The Water Carrier") stretches from the celestial equator to the southern hemisphere, and is one of the most-recognized of…

4 years ago

Why Do Red Giants Expand?

We know that the Sun will last another 5 billion years and then expand us a red giant. What will…

4 years ago