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Asteroid Hygiea is Round Enough That it Could Qualify as a Dwarf Planet, the Smallest in the Solar System

Using the Very Large Telescope, an international team of astronomers observed Hygeia and determined it could be the smallest dwarf…

3 months ago

A double asteroid came uncomfortably close this weekend. Here’s what astronomers saw

Using the Very Large Telescope, a team of ESO scientists took some stunningly clear images of a double asteroid that…

8 months ago

Look at This Fascinating Variety of Planet-Forming Disks Around Other Stars

New images from the European Southern Observatory show the stunning variety of discs of gas and dust that surround young…

2 years ago

Astronomers Discover Exoplanet With Triple Sunrises and Sunsets

Astronomers discover the first exoplanet orbiting within a triple star system and manage to obtain a direct image of the…

4 years ago