Feb 24th: Bobbins

Feb 24th: Bobbins

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George’s Random Astronomical Object presents BoBn 1, which is a planetary nebula with an odd-to-pronounce name but which is also one of the very few planetary nebulae that have been found in the Milky Way’s halo.

Jan 27th: Where Are We?

Jan 27th: Where Are We?

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Just like the familiar maps we use to navigate our own neighborhoods and cities, astronomers develop maps of the galaxy too! Using the power of several telescopes across Japan, astronomers have teased out some new insights as to the precise location of the Earth within our Milky Way Galaxy.