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Thursday, 19 October, 2017
The Aquarius Constellation

The Aquarius Constellation

The Aquarius Constellation. Aquarius is a constellation of the zodiac, situated between Capricornicus and Pisces. Its name is Latin for “water-carrier” or “cup-carrier”, and its symbol is  , a representation of water. Aquarius is identified as GU.LA “The Great One” in the Babylonian star catalogues and represents the god Ea himself, who is commonly depicted holding an overflowing vase. In

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The Andromeda Constellation

The Andromeda Constellation

The Andromeda Constellation. Andromeda (And) is one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd-century Greco-Roman astronomer Ptolemy, and remains one of the 88 modern constellations. The Constellation is most prominent during autumn evenings in the Northern Hemisphere, along with several other constellations named for characters in the Perseus myth. Because of its northern

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Astronomers Say Milky Way Resides In A Great Cosmic Void

Astronomers Say Milky Way Resides In A Great Cosmic Void

Astronomers Say Milky Way Resides In A Great Cosmic Void. The Laniakea Supercluster, also called Local Supercluster or Local SCl or sometimes Lenakaeia, is the galaxy supercluster that is home to the Milky Way and approximately 100,000 other nearby galaxies. It was defined in September 2014, when a group of astronomers including R. Brent Tully of the University of Hawaii and

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NGC 3918

NGC 3918

NGC 3918. NGC 3918 is the brightest planetary nebula in the southern constellation of Centaurus, nicknamed the “Blue Planetary” or “The Southerner”. It was discovered by Sir John Herschel in March 1834, and around 4900 light-years from Earth. The slightly oval diameter is telescopically between 8 and 10 arcsec, though deep

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The Most Mysterious Star In The Galaxy.

The Most Mysterious Star In The Galaxy

The Most Mysterious Star In The Galaxy. Kepler-Input Catalogue (KIC) 8462852, also Tabby’s Star or Boyajian’s Star, is an F-type main-sequence star located in the constellation Cygnus approximately 1,276.6 light-years from Earth. Unusual light fluctuations of the star were discovered by citizen scientists as part of the Planet Hunters project, and in September 2015 astronomers and citizen scientists associated

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IC 1396

IC 1396

IC 1396. IC 1396 is one of the largest emission nebulae north of the celestial equator in the Constellation Cepheus (The King). It is a vast shell-shaped star forming region nearly 3,000 light-years away in southern Cephei, just 1.5 degree south-southwest of the 4th magnitude

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NGC 6820

NGC 6820. NGC 6820, an expansive emission and reflection nebula that surrounds the 7th-magnitude open cluster NGC 6823, is about 6,000 light-years away from Earth in the faint 5th-magnitude northern Vulpeculae Constellation (the Little Fox) , near M27, the Dumbbell Nebula. It is also called Sharpless catalogue Sh 2-86. The most striking feature is

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Mission to Mars

Mission to Mars

Mission to Mars. President Barack Obama announced Tuesday 11th October that NASA will send astronauts to Mars before the end of the 2030s, reaffirming a directive he gave the space agency back in 2010. But there’s no guarantee that NASA will get there first; several other organizations also have the Red

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The Lobster Nebula

The Lobster Nebula NGC 6357 is a diffuse nebula near NGC 6334, about 8,000 light years away, located in the constellation Scorpius. The nebula contains many proto-stars shielded by dark disks of gas, and young stars wrapped in expanding “cocoons” or expanding gases surrounding these small stars. Also known as the Lobster Nebula,

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