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Star Clusters Off the Beaten Path

Enjoy observing some big open clusters in the evening sky. Read more ›

Categories: Astronomy Science, Clusters, Stars and Galaxies

Our Place in the Universe

Where are we among the galaxies beyond the Local Group? Read more ›

Categories: Astronomy Science, Stars and Galaxies

Refining Our Place in the Milky Way

Has our solar system’s address just changed? Read more ›

Categories: Stars and Galaxies

A “Bright” Supernova in Galaxy M82

Professional astronomers and backyard observers alike are following the progress of a lone star embedded in the galaxy M82. Read more ›

Categories: Stars and Galaxies

A Brief History of the Stars of Orion

The brightest stars of most constellations typically have a wide range of age and distance. Orion is one of the few exceptions. Its prominent stars are physically related.
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Categories: Stars and Constellations, Stars and Galaxies

Supernova Discovered by 10-year-old Canadian

Here’s how Kathryn Aurora Gray became the youngest person in history to make such a discovery.
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Categories: Astronomy Science, Stars and Galaxies

A Starry Romp

Have you ever wondered if the stars you see tonight are the same ones you saw last night? Or last summer? Or ten summers before that? Read more ›

Categories: Astronomy Science, Stars and Galaxies

Alien Star Clusters in the Milky Way

On the hunt for Milky Way star clusters that were stolen from other galaxies. Read more ›

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Categories: Astronomy Science, Stars and Galaxies
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