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February 24, 2015
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Der seltsame Fall des verschollenen Zwerges

Das neue Instrument SPHERE zeigt sein Können Bislang gingen Astronomen davon aus, dass ein Brauner Zwerg den ungewöhnlichen Doppelstern V471 Tauri begleitet. Das neue Instrument SPHERE am Very Large Telescope der ESO hat ihnen den nun bisher besten Blick auf … Continue reading

January 30, 2015
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Das Maul der Bestie: VLT bildet kometenartige Globule CG4 ab

Ähnlich dem gähnenden Schlund einer riesigen himmlischen Kreatur leuchtet die kometenartige Globule CG4 bedrohlich in diesem neuen Bild des Very Large Telescopes der ESO. Obwohl es auf der Aufnahme so scheint, als sei sie groß und hell, handelt es sich … Continue reading

January 11, 2013
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NASA’s Galex Reveals the Largest-Known Spiral Galaxy

PASADENA, Calif. — The spectacular barred spiral galaxy NGC 6872 has ranked among the biggest stellar systems for decades. Now a team of astronomers from the United States, Chile and Brazil has crowned it the largest known spiral, based on … Continue reading

March 9, 2012
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Gravitational Lens Reveals Details of Distant, Ancient Galaxy

Thanks to the presence of a natural “zoom lens” in space, University of Chicago scientists working with NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have obtained a uniquely close-up look at the brightest gravitationally magnified galaxy yet discovered. The imagery offers a visually … Continue reading

January 21, 2012
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Gaseous Ring Around Young Star Raises Questions

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Astronomers have detected a mysterious ring of carbon monoxide gas around the young star V1052 Cen, which is about 700 light years away in the southern constellation Centaurus. The ring is part of the star’s planet-forming disk, … Continue reading

October 14, 2011
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Astronomers Find Bounty of Failed Stars

*One youngster only six times heftier than Jupiter* TORONTO, ON – A University of Toronto-led team of astronomers has discovered over two dozen new free-floating brown dwarfs, including a lightweight youngster only about six times heftier than Jupiter, that reside … Continue reading