Spacebuzz

Blog posts tagged with stars

Posts in the past four weeks

Monday
Jul 14 2014
19:32 UTC

Watch Stunning 3-D View of Doomed Stars’ Last Gasp

NASA astronomers reveal a three-dimensional view of a storied stellar explosion.

Posted by Breaking Orbit

Monday
Jul 14 2014
16:08 UTC

4 Sky Events This Week: Ice Giants and Deep Sky Jewels

The moon dances with the outer planets this week for sky-gazers.

Posted by Breaking Orbit

Friday
Jul 11 2014
15:26 UTC

Milky Way’s Most Distant Stars Spotted

... spotted the most distant stars still inside the Milky Way Galaxy.

Posted by Breaking Orbit

Friday
Jul 11 2014
13:49 UTC

How to Tell the Age of a Sun-like Star? Try Gyrochronology'

There's no doubt the term Earth-like is a bit of a misnomer. It requires only that a planet is both Earth-size (less than 1. 25 times Earth's girth and less than twice Earth's mass) and circles its host star within the habitable zone. But defining a Sun-like star may be just as difficult. A solar twin […]

Posted by Universe Today

Thursday
Jul 10 2014
18:31 UTC

Merging Giant Galaxies Sport Blue Bling' in New Hubble Pic

On a summer night, high above our heads, where the Northern Crown and Herdsman meet, a titanic new galaxy is being born 4. 5 billion light years away. You and I can't see it, but astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope released photographs today showing the merger of two enormous elliptical galaxies into a future ¬heavyweight […]

Posted by Universe Today

Monday
Jul 07 2014
15:31 UTC

4 Sky Events This Week: Ringed Jewel and Cat’s Eye Sparkle

... Cat's Eye stares back at skywatchers in this week's star gazing showcase.

Posted by Breaking Orbit

Thursday
Jul 03 2014
18:40 UTC

Cosmic Cannibalism Reveals How Galaxies Grow

Viewable by amateur astronomers, the Umbrella Galaxy is dining on a smaller companion.

Posted by Breaking Orbit

Friday
Jun 27 2014
16:40 UTC

Soccer Mania Stretches From Brazil to Mercury?

Worldwide celebration of the “beautiful game” may have spilled across the solar system to Mercury, according to NASA. The space agency's MESSENGER spacecraft has spotted what appears to be a giant soccer ball on the scorched surface of the planet closest to the sun. While it may have the familiar pattern of a football, it…

Posted by Breaking Orbit

Thursday
Jun 26 2014
14:02 UTC

The Making of the Pillars of Creation

... that contained newborn stars in the midst of formation. Dubbed the Pillars of Creation, these light-years long tendrils captivated the public imagination and now grace everything […]

Posted by Universe Today

Friday
Jun 20 2014
14:31 UTC

How to Find Your Way Around the Milky Way This Summer

... get a face full of stars.¬Billions of them.¬With the moon now out of the sky for a couple weeks, the summer Milky Way is putting on a grand show. Some of its members are brilliant like Vega, Deneb and Altair in the Summer Triangle, but most […]

Posted by Universe Today

Friday
Jun 20 2014
13:29 UTC

Top Night Sky Photo Winners for 2014

Award winning astronomy photos sparkled this week.

Posted by Breaking Orbit

Thursday
Jun 19 2014
15:58 UTC

Giant Blast Marks Milestone for Future Monster Telescope

... giant telescope kicks off construction with a mountaintop blast today.

Posted by Breaking Orbit

About | List of blogs | Leave a comment | Last updated: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:04 UTC