To see the Universe in all its glory, astronomers combine multiple photos taken by different telescopes to make one colorful picture.
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M42 or Orion nebula, the factory of stars
On June 30th, 1908 a fireball was seen streaking across in a remote area of Siberia in Russia. And we celebrate it as asteroid day!
Thanks to CLASP, scientists have been able to explore the magnetic field in chromosphere
ALMA starts observing the sun. more at #365DaysofAstro @unawe #spacescoop
Earth is surrounded by a huge cocoon that protects us from the dangerous cosmic radiation and particles that bombard our planet. This cocoon is Earth’s magnetic field.
Nowadays, outer part of our Galaxy spins faster. But back in the early Universe it would have rotated much more slowly.
Our understanding of Saturn’s rings is still evolving. Check it out!