Tag "galaxy"

Astronomer Creates Two-Minute Piece of Music Based on The Movement of our Galaxy

2 weeks ago

A two-minute piece of music has been created by an astronomer, which expresses the movement of gases in the Milky Way galaxy as it rotates.

Gaia Satellite Produces the Most Accurate 3D Map of the Galaxy Ever Made

4 weeks ago

The European Space Agency’s Gaia satellite has generated the most accurate 3D map of the galaxy ever made. Shared through two data releases, one in

New Images Helped Researchers Identify an Isolated Neutron Star Outside Our Own Galaxy for the First Time

2 months ago

Awe-inspiring new images from one our closest galactic neighbors, the Small Magellanic Cloud—a dwarf galaxy situated only’ 200,000 light years from Earth have just been

Is the Milky Way Growing? Scientists think it Might Be

2 months ago

The Milky Way already spans approximately 100,000 light years in diameter but scientists believe that this giant bundle of gas, dust and several hundred billion

A Galaxy Known As NGC 1052-DF2 is Calling into Question Everything Scientists Thought They Knew About the Universe

2 months ago

Approximately 65 million light-years away from Earth is a galaxy that goes by the name NGC 1052-DF2 (DF2 for short). DF2 is  now calling into

The Importance of the Crab Nebula

2 months ago

2019 marks the 20th anniversary of NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory launch into space.  Among the first objects that Chandra studied with its sharp X-ray vision

The Star-Studded NGC 3972 Galaxy

2 months ago

The above picture is an enchanting spiral galaxy, which can be found in the constellation of Ursa Major (the Great Bear). Star-studded NGC 3972 is

Hubble Telescope Images a Diffuse-Looking Galaxy that Could be the Aftermath of an Ancient Galactic Collision

3 months ago

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope caught a glimpse of a soft, diffuse-looking galaxy that is most likely the aftermath of an ancient galactic collision. Two

Take a Look at IC 4710

3 months ago

IC 4710 is undeniably a fantastic sight. It was discovered in 1900 by astronomer DeLisle Stewart and the picture above was imaged by the NASA/ESA

New Research Estimates Star Formation Rate in the NGC 6744 Galaxy

3 months ago

A multi-frequency study of NGC 6744, one of the most Milky Way-like spiral galaxies has been conducted by an international team of astronomers. The new

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