Sagittarius

New Nova Flares in Sagittarius – How to See it in Your Scope

A nova farmer would do well in the fields of Sagittarius. Four nights ago on September 27, Japanese amateur Koichi Itagaki…

7 years ago

As It Turns Out, We Really Are All Starstuff

“The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple…

8 years ago

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

Astrophoto: Clouds Above, Clouds Below

What a gorgeous view of the dusty cloud of the Milky Way arch hovering over clouds low on the horizon…

8 years ago

Astrophoto: Capturing Pluto with a Spoon

Last week, we encouraged those of you with a decent sized backyard telescope (and a little patience) to try and…

9 years ago

Our Galaxy’s Supermassive Black Hole is a Sloppy Eater

Like most galaxies, our Milky Way has a dark monster in its middle: an enormous black hole with the mass…

9 years ago