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This face-on spiral galaxy – Messier 33 aka M33 – is the second-closest spiral to our Milky Way at 3 million light-years away.
The Cassini spacecraft made its final flyby of Saturn’s moon Dione last week. Check out the spacecraft’s final breathtaking close views.
This glowing bubble is the Southern Owl Nebula – the remnants of a dying star.
The night of August 17, around 2:30 a.m. in the Adirondacks region of New York. Photo by Jennifer Khordi Thank you Jennifer!
In a dwarf galaxy 340 million light years away, astronomers have found the smallest black hole ever observed in the center of a galaxy.
The Cassini spacecraft will zip past Saturn’s moon Dione on Monday, August 17 . It will be the spacecraft’s final close flyby of this icy satellite.
Milky Way rising over the Paint Mines Interpretive Park near Calhan, Colorado. Photo by John Skiba.
A study of 200,000 galaxies found they had lost half their energy in just 2 billion years.
The galaxy, called EGSY8p7, is about 13.2 billion light-years away. That means astronomers are now seeing it as it existed just 600 million years after the Big Bang.