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Astronomers See Adorable Baby Planets Forming Around a Young Star

370 light years away from us, a solar system is making baby planets. The star at the center of it…

3 years ago

Did Wild Weather — Or A Companion — Cause Eerie Infrared Glow From This Baby Star?

Watch out! Carbon monoxide gas is likely fleeing the disk of a young star like our Sun, producing an unusual…

8 years ago

Weekly SkyWatcher’s Forecast: February 19-25, 2012

[/caption] Greetings, fellow SkyWatchers! It's going to be an awesome week as we watch the planets - Mars, Saturn, Jupiter,…

11 years ago

What is the Life Cycle of Stars?

Like all living beings, stars have a life cycle, which consists of birth, a lifespan characterized by growth and change,…

14 years ago

What Are The Different Types of Stars?

Stars come in many different sizes, colors, and types, and understanding where they fit in the grand scheme is important…

14 years ago