Astronomers have used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory to discover a ring of black holes or neutron stars in the galaxy AM 0644-741 in the constellation Volans. This ring of black holes covers an area three times larger than the Milky Way, making it the real Lord of the Rings!
Colliding Stars Spill Radioactive Waste Into the Universe. @unawe #spacescoop at #365DaysOfAstro
Prepare your instrument for December night sky. Comet Wirtanen will be at its closest approach. And What makes a galaxy? more with @awesomeastropod at #365DaysOfAstro
Lets listen to today’s podcast as @AwesomeAstroPod discuss about The value of space research to everyday life, following your dreams, and the Forgotten heroines of the world’s space programmes, at #365DaysOfAstro
Cheap Astronomy discovers werewolf plankton and then checks whether the Universe still adds up
When looked at with X-ray telescopes, they shone as bright as a million suns combined. #spacescoop @unawe at #365DaysOfAstro
While imaging the Andromeda Galaxy, the Spitzer Space Telescope uncoverd a never-before-seen hole, the result of a collision with a nearby dwarf galaxy, in the Andromeda Galaxy.
Understanding our Galaxy through GAIA Mission with @einionyn & @georgeseabroke. More at #365DaysOfAstro