Planetary Nebula

Greek Observatory Probes Ancient Star

Some 2,500 years ago, a Greek astronomer named Aristarchus certainly made some very correct assumptions when he postulated the Sun…

9 years ago

Portrait Of NGC 5189: New Light On An Old Planetary Nebula

Stretching across three light years of space and located about 3,000 light years away in the direction of the constellation…

9 years ago

NGC 1846 – Hubble Reveals Peculiar Life And Death Of A Stellar Population

[/caption] About 160,000 light years away in the direction of southern constellation Doradus, sits a globular cluster. It's not a…

10 years ago

Graphenes In Spaaaaaace!

[/caption] And just where have your buckyballs been lately? More technically known as fullerenes, this magnetic form of carbon shows…

10 years ago

Just for You: A Necklace from Hubble

[/caption] Awww, how nice of the Hubble Space Telescope, providing us all with a little cosmic bling in this great…

10 years ago

Kepler Drops In On Planetary Nebula

[/caption] Discovered by amateur Austrian astronomer, Matthias Kronberger, planetary nebula Kn 61 just happens to be in a relatively small…

11 years ago

WISE Captures a Glowing Cylinder in Space

[/caption] It’s not like we’ve never seen the planetary nebula NGC 1514 before, but we’ve never seen it though WISE’s…

11 years ago

Chinese Dragon in Space!

[/caption] This new image from the ESO telescope in Chile shows what looks like a Chinese dragon in the sky.…

12 years ago

Planetary Nebulae

No, planetary nebulae are not nebulae found around planets; nor are they nebulae produced by planets … rather, they got…

12 years ago

Very First Image of a Very Hot Star

No, this article is not about Johnny Depp or Angelina Jolie. They may be hot stars, but in comparison to…

12 years ago