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Top 5 winners of the 2023 astronomy photo of the year contest
The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of the best astronomy photography in their respective categories. Here's the top 5.
Massive Sun eruption bathes the Earth, Moon and Mars in radiation simultaneously
For the very first time, instruments in different parts of the solar system captured a radiation outburst from the Sun almost simultaneously.
Scientists release first 3D simulation of the inside of a star
A group of researchers has created the first 3D simulation of the inside of a star, giving insight into the evolution of stars and galaxies.
Hubble telescope snaps eye-watering image of a star swallowing a planet
Only 32 light years away from our planet lies a planet that is slowly being evaporated by a star, and NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has imaged it.
NASA releases new Hubble image that's simply breathtaking
NASA's famous Hubble Space Telescope has snapped yet another jaw-dropping image of the cosmos that shows a curtain of rainbow dust and gas.
NASA telescopes snaps breathtaking photo of a star cluster out in deep space
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has snapped a breathtaking photograph of a distant star cluster that is loosely bound together by gravity.
Scientists left confused at vortex spotted spawning in around Sun's north pole
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has left scientists stunned at what it just captured as the Sun spawned in a vortex near its north pole.
NASA's Webb space telescope captures a fiery hourglass out in deep space
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has revealed hidden features of the dark cloud L1527, giving insights into its hourglass shape.
Scientists detect a middle weight black hole devouring a star out in deep space
Astronomers have detected a black hole devouring a star nearby its location from more than one million light years away from Earth, out in deep space.
Scientists make significant discovery that may help humans find alien life
A team of researchers has made a significant discovery with the most common type of star in the universe, which may make it easier to find life elsewhere.
NASA's space telescope just captured a dead star eating a planet
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a distant dead star cannibalizing a nearby planet - tearing shreds of debris from it.
Hubble has been eyeballing baby planet for 13 years and found this
NASA and the ESA's Hubble Space Telescope has been observing the 'intense and violent process' of a baby planet forming over time.
NASA's space telescope photographs the most distant star ever found
NASA and the ESA's Hubble Space Telescope has photographed what may be the most distant star that has ever been discovered.
Wild binary star has three distinct solar systems forming around it
Astronomers have observed SVS 13, a binary star system with a protoplanetary disk around each star, and a third disk around both.
Astronomers capture 'vampire' star sucking the life out of a victim
A team of astronomers has spotted a 'vampire' star devouring a companion star that is located in relatively close vicinity.
New habitable planet discovered, and it's 'within reach' to Earth
A team of astronomers has discovered a new planet orbiting the Sun's neighboring star, and it's in the 'habitable zone'.
Astronomers witness 'zombie' star devouring dead planet remains
Astronomers have detected out-of-place elements on the surface of a white dwarf star that may have come from dead planet remains.
315-million-pixel Hubble image showcases the beauty of the universe
NASA has published an image taken by the famous Hubble Space Telescope and it showcases the beauty of our incredible universe.
Previously unnoticed black hole found after consuming a star
Researchers from Caltech and the University of Toronto have identified the second-ever tidal disruption event (TDE) using radio.
Violently exploding red supergiant star imaged for the first time
Astronomers have observed for the first time a red supergiant star explosively dying and leaving behind a supernova, SN 2020tlf.
'Cosmic monster' erupted with the force of a billion suns
A flare from an erupting magnetar was detected releasing the energy equivalent of what the sun produces in one hundred millennia.
Record number of 'rogue planets' detected by astronomers
Researchers have identified a record number of nomadic 'rogue planets,' up to 170, which have no host star and wander the galaxy.
Star explosion modeled in 3D, uncovering never-before-seen details
A recent study has revealed new details about the distribution of elements from a supernova when it explodes and ejects material.
Alien world discovered, pushes the scientific understanding of planets
Astronomers have made a discovery that has pushed researchers' understanding of planets and where it's possible for them to exist.
500,000 miles away something is being slowly eaten by this star
Data from NASA's X-ray observatory has been found to contain evidence of something being consumed by a star 500,000 miles away.
NASA telescope photographs the process of a star being born
A famous NASA and ESA space telescope has photographed the process of a star forming hundreds of light-years away from Earth.
Hellish planet found, one year on the planet is just a few days
A team of astronomers has located a scorching hot, hellish exoplanet where a year on the planet is only really a few days.
Officials warn the Sun is waking up, here's what you can expect
Officials from the Space Weather Prediction Center have warned that the Sun is waking up and that more activity can be expected.
Three blasts from the Sun to hit Earth very soon, one is 'cannibal'
Three Sun outbursts have erupted from the surface of our star, and all of them are heading towards Earth. One is 'cannibal'.
Officials confirm blast from the Sun will hit Earth soon, date found
Officials from the NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center have confirmed that a blast from the Sun will impact Earth very soon.
NASA explains what a nebula is with four incredible pictures
NASA has explained what a nebula is in a new blog post while also showcasing four incredible images of nebulae taken by Hubble.
Hubble spotted something 'scary' when looking out into space
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has viewed countless celestial objects while it's been in service, and some have been 'scary'.
Origins found for the detected radio signal that may have been aliens
A strange radio signal was detected late last year from Earth's closest neighboring star. The signal's origins have now been found.
Hubble captures first moments of a star's death, saw it 'in real-time'
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured the first moments of a star's death. Astronomers saw the 'death in real-time'.
White dwarf star seen switching 'on and off' for the first time ever
For the first time, Astronomers have seen a white dwarf star switching 'on and off', paving the way for deeper understanding.
Signals detected from galaxy core, 'we've never seen anything like it'
Astronomers have detected radio signals from a galaxy core that 'fit no currently understood pattern of variable radio source'.
Sun may cause Earth severe problems in the next 4 years as it wakes up
The Sun may cause Earth some severe problems in the next four years as our local star begins to wake from its short slumber.
'Really clear signals' found of nearby exoplanet that is Earth-like
Researchers have discovered 'really clear signals' of a nearby star system harboring an Earth-sized planet that may support life.
Star eats black hole or neutron star, causes a 'first time' supernova
A black hole or a neutron star has fallen into another star triggering a supernova explosion observed for the first time.
Rare failed star called 'The Accident' found, defies all expectations
Astronomers have published a new study detailing 'The Accident', a rare object that is racing through the Milky Way at 500,000 mph.
This is the most irregular star shape, it looks like 'cosmic football'
Have you ever wondered what the weirdest looking star in the entire Milky Way is? Well, maybe it's the least spherical one.
Weird metallic star moving 2 million miles an hour to leave our galaxy
Researchers published a paper in the Astrophysical Journal Letters that explores a star traveling towards the edge of our galaxy.
Here are videos of a black hole swallowing a neutron star
For the first time ever, astronomers have announced they have detected a merger between a black hole and a neutron star.
Death of massive star causes giant ghostly 'hand' to emerge in space
Images gathered by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory show a ghostly 'hand' to emerge from a massive star going supernova.
Hubble telescope saw a star explode that stretched what's 'possible'
Astronomers watched a star explode in a way that has stretched 'what's physically possible,' as it doesn't fit current theories.
Betelgeuse, the star that will explode, is 25% closer than we thought
Scientists that have been keeping an eye on the mysterious red star Betelgeuse have said its 25% closer than they thought.
Hubble reminds us that the remains of a dead star can be beautiful
The fact that humans have deep space telescopes is amazing, and this recently released image by NASA is a reminder of that.
Here's why Betelgeuse was dimming and if it will violently explode
Astronomers have found the reason why the red super giant star Betelgeuse was dimming, and if its going to explode in a supernova.
Betelgeuse is definitely still dimming, and these pictures confirm it
Astronomers have released side-by-side images of Betelgeuse, confirming that it's definitely dimming.
Betelgeuse explosion to display light show not seen since 17th century
If Betelgeuse explodes the supernova is expected to be brighter than the Moon, and visible during the day.