Astronomy News

Aug 27, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A multinational team of astronomers, led by Dr Hugo Messias of the Universidad de Concepción in Chile and the Universidade de Lisboa in Portugal, has discovered an extremely distant pair of merging galaxies named H-ATLAS J142935.3-002836 (H1429-0028 for short) with help of a gravitational lens. H-ATLAS J142935.3-002836, an object seen by the Hubble Space Telescope and the Keck-II telescope on Hawaii with the help of a gravitational lens. In this...

Aug 22, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Using the High Dispersion Spectrograph mounted on the 8.2-m Subaru Telescope on Mauna Kea, astronomers led by Dr Wako Aoki of the National Astronomical...

Aug 20, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A group of astronomers using the Wide Field Imager at ESO’s La Silla Observatory has captured an image of two intriguing and beautiful star formation...

Aug 18, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers led by Dr Dheeraj Pasham at the University of Maryland have determined the mass of a black hole known as M82 X-1, which is located in the nearby...

Aug 16, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A group of astronomers from Europe, Australia and the United States led by Dr Janez Kos of the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia has produced pseudo-3D...

Aug 8, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An international team of astronomers using the William E. Gordon Telescope at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico has discovered a 2.6-million-light-year-long...

Aug 7, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archival photographs from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have been used to uncover the progenitor to the supernova SN 2012Z – the binary star system...

Aug 5, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An international team of scientists, using the W. M. Keck Observatory’s 10-meter Keck II telescope, the Gemini North telescope on Mauna Kea and the...

Aug 1, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of astronomers using the Advanced Camera for Surveys and the Wide Field Camera onboard NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has discovered the most distant...