Star Cluster

Future Supernova Is Surrounded By Hydrogen Clouds

The faint green glow you see in that picture is not an early harbringer of Hallowe'en spooks. It's hydrogen gas…

11 years ago

Discovery! More Planets Found Orbiting In A Star Cluster

As Earthlings, we're so used to thinking about planets being in simple orbits around a single star. But the Sun…

11 years ago

NASA’s Airborne Observatory Targets Newborn Stars

[/caption] (DING!) "The captain has turned off the safety lights – you are now free to explore the infrared Universe."…

12 years ago

Star Cluster

[/caption] There are few things in astronomy more awe inspiring and spellbinding than the birth of a star. Even though…

14 years ago

Dating a Cluster – A New Trick

[/caption] Finding the ages of things in astronomy is hard. While it is undoubted that the properties of objects change…

15 years ago

Telescopes Open Up the Jewel Box

[/caption] Nothing in my jewelry box compares to the Kappa Crucis Cluster, also known as NGC 4755 or simply the…

15 years ago