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Mysterious object from deep space has entered the solar system

It was first seen just a month ago. A tiny blip of light was seen to be moving through the sky by the PanSTARRS1 telescope in Hawaii.<p>The number-crunching which followed was automatic. The results were unusual.<p>This object is in an odd position. It’s moving very fast. And it’s in what appears to be a …

Astronomy

Dark Nebula Glows Red in Amateur Astronomer's Photo

Thick blankets of dust surround the predominantly dark region in Barnard 343, a dark nebula in the constellation Cygnus.<p>Astrophotographer Jeffrey O. …

Astronomy

There are strange radio waves hitting Earth from space, and scientists just found the source

A strange burst of radio waves that has puzzled researchers for years has finally been traced to its source, answering one question but generating …

Earth, Moon Photographed From Mars

The most powerful telescope that has been orbiting Mars for over 10 years now sent back a striking image two months ago. Actually, it was four …

Black Hole Imager Gets First View of Galactic Core

A powerful new instrument at one of the world's most powerful observatories is now online and capturing its first deep views of the environment …

Black Holes