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Captured by the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope, the image shows a star and two gas giants roughly 300 light-years away.
A team of scientists monitored the Milky Way galaxy's center to test Einstein’s theory of general relativity.
Captured by the APEX telescope, it's the most detailed image of our galaxy ever captured from the Southern hemisphere.
The newly discovered stars could either merge together or die in supernova explosions, leaving behind black holes.
Whatever you call it, with a span of some 4 light-years the Medusa Nebula is as big as it is beautiful. It was discovered
Now that MUSE has proven itself, Bacon said the researchers would look at other deep fields, including one in another celebrated
The head of CG4 is around 1.5 light-years in diameter, while its tail is about eight light-years long -- that's so big that
The astronomers identified a peculiar blue supergiant—a star much hotter and more luminous than the sun—that they believe
"An interesting feature in this image is that, although densely populated with stars, the background is not uniform and is
Until now, scientists had estimated asteroid interior properties through overall density measurements, ESO officials said