A team of astronomers has just found a bright, uh, “spider” of a sort, in the sky. More about this very unusual binary system at #365DaysOfAstro. @UNAWE
Jan 29th: This Cosmic Eruption Could Help Planets Grow￼
Today’s news: cosmic eruption fall back all around its young star, and helping form new planets in its outer regions
Dec 30th: This One-Winged Cosmic Butterfly Holds a Baby Star
Astronomers using the Gemini South Observatory in Chile have captured beautiful mix of dust and gas kinda looks like a butterfly with a single wing hiding a baby star.
Dec 8th: These exo-rocks are stranger than fiction
By studying white dwarf stars, and finding some of them, well, in a way polluted, astronomers have found that most rocky exoplanets are made of rocks we can’t find anywhere in our Solar System.
Nov 11th: A Stellar Ballet
Astronomers in Japan studied data that ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, collected on a binary star system, XZ Tauri, for over three years, in 2015, 2016 and 2017. And with that volume of data, they’ve produced the first-ever “ALMA Animation” of the twin stars in a binary star system circling each other.
Oct 30th: A Clash of Giants
In the future, NGC 1427A, an irregular galaxy, will clash with two bright galaxies next to it, NGC 1399 and NGC 1404. More about it at #365daysOfAstro @unawe #spacescoop
Sep 24th: An Ancient, Stormy Black Hole
In the very distant past, 13.1 billion years ago, a supermassive black hole, they are called SMBHs for short, spewed a humongous amount of galactic wind.
Sep 9th: The Usain Bolt of Asteroids
On August 13, 2021, astronomers made an amazing discovery. They found an asteroid that is closer to our Sun than any other space rock. More about it at #365DaysOfAstronomy
Aug 11th: Dizzy, crazy-spinning brown dwarfs
Often called ‘failed stars’, brown dwarfs are halfway between a star and a planet. And astronomers has found the fastest-spinning one they’ve ever seen
Aug 6th: Fireworks in the Universe With a Record and a Twist
Today story we have news about gamma ray burst that didn’t fit to the boxes astronomers have created for them.