Tag: Astronomy
about 2 months ago
inews.co.uk

I work at the world's highest observatory and see billions of years back in time

Fighting nausea, hypoxia and sunburn are just some of the hazards for this British astronomer working to discover the...

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8 months ago
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James Webb Telescope finds planet-like objects that 'shouldn't exist' free-floating in space

'Jumbos' - Jupiter-mass binary objects - come in pairs and have been spotted in the vast star-forming Orion Nebula

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9 months ago
nypost.com

'Earth-like' Planet Nine could be hiding in our solar system: research

While some astronomers remain unconvinced that such a plant exists, this new work isn’t the first to posit the existe...

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11 months ago
nationalworld.com

'Failed Star' found emitting radio waves 37 light years from Earth

The star is cooler than a campfire

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11 months ago
nationalworld.com

James Webb Space Telescope: 5 pictures to mark one year of the deep space telescope

The James Webb Telescope turned one on 12 July 2023

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11 months ago
nationalworld.com

James Webb: astronomers snap image of quasar as the telescope proves galaxies transformed the ear...

The picture features 20,000 galaxies and one quasar

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12 months ago
nationalworld.com

BELLS 1: the chaotic star inching toward a violent death as it beams new signals - what is a supe...

The star is located near the Triangulum galaxy

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12 months ago
nationalworld.com

Astronomers discover a giant helium tail evaporating from a Hot Jupiter atmosphere

The planet is orbiting a star around 950 light years from Earth

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12 months ago
nationalworld.com

NASA is sending a list of names to Jupiter in its latest 'message in a bottle' tradition - how to...

NASA is planning to send the spacecraft in October 2024

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about 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Solar eclipse April 2023: rare hybrid solar eclipse appears in the sky over Australia and parts o...

The rare celestial event only happens about once ever 10 years - and viewers described it as "spectacular" and "mind-...

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about 1 year ago
nypost.com

Alien life is most likely to exist in these star systems: scientists

To find extraterrestrial life, follow the trial of radiation.

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about 1 year ago
inews.co.uk

Hopes to discover 'thousands' of planets with signs of alien life in next 20 years

Scientists are confident there is life elsewhere in the universe, and they are far more likely now to find it thanks ...

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over 1 year ago
liverpoolecho.co.uk

Orionid meteor shower to peak tonight- best time to see a shooting star

Skygazers are set for some celestial fireworks

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Mindy Kaling shares adorable snap of B.J. Novak holding daughter on planetarium trip

Mindy Kaling and daughter Katherine headed to the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles for a trip to the planetarium w...

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almost 2 years ago
nationalworld.com

The last supermoon of the year rises this week - best time to see it in the UK

The Sturgeon Moon in August will look larger and brighter because of how close this full moon is to the Earth

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almost 2 years ago
nypost.com

Rockets falling from sky might kill you soon, astronomers warn

Add rockets to the list of reasons to look both ways before crossing the street — or doing just about anything outdoo...

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almost 2 years ago
liverpoolecho.co.uk

Five planets alignment as Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Venus and Mercury to be visible tomorrow morning

The conjunction will be visible around the world until Monday and won't be seen again until 2040

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almost 2 years ago
nypost.com

Jupiter ate baby planets to grow up big and strong: study

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has collected images and information about Jupiter’s inner workings since 2016, but scientists...

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about 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

Telescope captures first visual proof of supermassive black hole at centre of our galaxy

It is only the second black hole ever to be pictured and provides scientists with fresh data they hope will lead to n...

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about 2 years ago
irishmirror.ie

Mystery object in Irish skies caught on camera as ‘crazy’ sightings reported by numerous people

Those who claimed to see it described it as 'much bigger and brighter than your average shooting star'

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over 2 years ago
liverpoolecho.co.uk

Full Moon 2022: February Snow Moon rises tonight in UK skies

The Snow Moon is the second full moon of 2022

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over 2 years ago
nypost.com

How to watch massive, kilometer-wide asteroid pass by Earth today

Asteroid 7482 1994 PC1 is a relative near-miss at just 1.2 million miles away from our home planet — a little over fi...

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over 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

James Webb Space Telescope to launch on Christmas Day in hunt for alien life and first stars

The most expensive and ambitious telescope ever created is set to launch just after midday on Christmas Day

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over 2 years ago
liverpoolecho.co.uk

Ursid meteor shower 2021: How to see them tonight in UK and when they peak

How to spot the last shooting stars of the year tonight

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over 2 years ago
liverpoolecho.co.uk

Winter solstice 2021: How much daylight there will be across the UK during shortest day of the year

After today's solstice, the days will gradually get longer

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over 2 years ago
liverpoolecho.co.uk

How to see the Cold Moon when it peaks this Saturday in UK

The UK will witness the peak of the Cold Moon at the weekend

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over 2 years ago
liverpoolecho.co.uk

Geminids meteor shower to peak tonight - when and how to see it

Geminids are very bright, moderately fast, and are unusual in being multi-coloured

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over 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

Harvest moons and worm moons: How a dubious moon calendar entered pop culture

'These named moons are a cultural invention - each full moon of each month has a special name that refers to the time...

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over 2 years ago
liverpoolecho.co.uk

Northern lights may be visible in UK tonight after strong solar flare

How to see the stunning aurora borealis in the UK

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over 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

Harvest moons and worm moons: How a dubious moon calendar entered pop culture

'These named moons are a cultural invention - each full moon of each month has a special name that refers to the time...

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over 2 years ago
liverpoolecho.co.uk

What time is the meteor shower tonight? Draconids to light up UK skies

Time of tonight's Draconid meteor shower

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over 2 years ago
nypost.com

Solar ‘superstorm’ could prompt ‘internet apocalypse,’ global outages

Some researchers are sounding the alarm on a solar “superstorm” that could prompt global electricity and internet out...

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over 2 years ago
nypost.com

When to see the harvest moon, the last full moon before 2021’s fall equinox

Say goodbye to summer with a salute to Monday’s harvest moon. We also answer the question: What does Neil Young have ...

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over 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

Harvest moons and worm moons: How a dubious moon calendar entered pop culture

'These named moons are a cultural invention - each full moon of each month has a special name that refers to the time...

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over 2 years ago
nypost.com

Alien life in our galaxy ‘more likely than we first thought’: scientists

Astrophysicists have discovered an abundance of life-giving organic molecules in the Milky Way, which could produce l...

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almost 3 years ago
liverpoolecho.co.uk

Rare 'blue moon' to be visible in sky above UK on Sunday night

The full moon on August 22 will be a Blue Moon because it is the third Full Moon in an astronomical season

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almost 3 years ago
nypost.com

August’s blue ‘sturgeon’ moon explained, according to ancient wisdom

Earth’s satellite reaches a rare milestone on the celestial calendar this weekend with Sunday, Aug. 22’s seasonal blu...

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almost 3 years ago
liverpoolecho.co.uk

Orange moon lights up the UK sky after sweltering temperatures

Many Brits have spotted an odd colour to the moon

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almost 3 years ago
nypost.com

Stunning solar eclipse photos captured over New York City

New Yorkers were pounding the pavement a little earlier than usual on Thursday morning as they took to the streets to...

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