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An image of Centaurus A. The halo goes across four degrees in the sky, about eight times the apparent width of the moon seen with the naked eye.
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One of Denver's greatest treasures, the University of Denver's Chamberlin Observatory , celebrated 120 years of operation on Saturday July 19, 2014.
These superheated plasma loops can be as large as several earths. The new Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope being built on Maui should help scientists figure out how things like these loops affect the earth's climate.
The discovery that many small galaxies throughout the universe do not 'swarm' around larger ones like bees do but 'dance' in orderly disc-shaped orbits is a challenge to our understanding of how the universe formed and evolved.
Astronomers have discovered a transiting exoplanet with the longest known year. Kepler-421b circles its star once every 704 days.
Explanation: What's happened to our Sun? Nothing very unusual -- it just threw a filament.
UNDER Australia's iconic 'Dish' in central NSW the winners of Australia's best space-themed photo competition were announced as part of CSIRO's 2014 AstroFest.
It's been 45 years since man landed on the moon. On that cold July day, the Parkes Radio Telescope played a pivotal role in showing the event to the world.
SALINAS >> When he returned to the remote village in the mountains of Nepal, Phil Deutschle expected that bad news might be waiting.
The first moon landing and the subsequent missions in the Apollo space program offered more than unity for Americans and thrills to astronomy wonks and the star-gazing public.
In honor of the momentous occasion, July 20 has been dubbed "Space Exploration Day."
Sunday marks the 45th anniversary of 'Buzz' Aldrin and Neil Armstrong's historic walk on the moon -- an achievement that had a bit of a local flavor to it.
Explanation: If you're looking for something to print with that new 3D printer, try out a copy of the Homunculus Nebula.
At mid-summer, our remarkable and giant neighbor Sirius, the dog star, faithful companion to Orion, the great mythical hunter of old, is not to be seen.
Scientists have found more than 200 pits on the Moon some of which might lead to caves that could potentially shelter astronauts protecting them from harsh temperatures, radiation and dust, according to a new NASA study.
Explanation: A mysterious, squid-like apparition, this nebula is very faint, but also very large in planet Earth's sky.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 08:33 am
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