Spica is a binary star, with two stars larger and hotter than the sun, telescopically indistinguishable from a single point of light.
Posts by Larry Sessions
The Coma Cluster is one of the richest galaxy clusters known. How many suns and how many worlds might be located in this direction of space?
If you’re in the U.S., you must be at about New Orleans’ latitude to glimpse it. From the southern hemisphere, Mimosa is a prominent and beloved star.
Here’s a collection of 10 unexpected, intriguing facts about the stars of our universe – including our sun – that you probably didn’t know!
Blue Acrux shines as the brightest star in the constellation Crux the Southern Cross.
A collection of 10 unexpected and intriguing facts about our solar system – our sun and its family of planets – you probably did not know!
Meet Regulus, brightest star in Leo the Lion, soon to be covered by an asteroid in the best and brightest asteroid occultation ever predicted for North America.
Pollux is the brighter of two bright stars in the constellation Gemini the Twins. It is the 17th brightest star in our sky.
Two stars noticeable for being bright and close together might be Castor and Pollux of the Gemini Twins constellation.
Wolf Moon, Snow Moon, Hunger Moon and more names for February’s full moon in this post. Star near the moon is Regulus.