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Photographic proof of a black hole at the center of our galaxy
The gargantuan black hole, Sagittarius A*, sits at the center of the Milky Way and is 4 million times larger than the Sun.
A newly discovered supernova companion star may prove Einstein’s theories correct
NASA astronomers have discovered a surviving witness to a supernova, which may reveal information about gravitational waves, a relatively new field in astrophysics.
Feast your eyes on the highest-resolution photo of the sun ever captured
The 83-megapixel image was made by the Solar Orbiter, a joint project between ESA and NASA.
NASA’s Perseverance rover captures a Martian solar eclipse
The footage is the highest quality observation of a Phobos solar eclipse ever recorded.
See nearly all of Hubble’s observations in one amazing composite photo
One curious physicist made quick work of 936,000 observations covering 0.8% of the sky.
On Hubble’s 32nd birthday, NASA shares a photo of 5 close-knit galaxies
Known as the Hixon Compact Group 40, it’s long been a source of fascination and information for astronomers.
Hubble photographs the largest comet ever observed, and it’s headed this way
The comet, C/2014 UN271, is an estimated 80 miles across with a weight of 500 trillion tons. But don't worry, it won't get closer than Saturn.
NASA’s next space telescope could have a liquid lens and be 100x larger than Webb
Liquid lenses could be the ticket to more powerful space telescopes. Experimentation on using them has already begun.
Best cameras for astrophotography in 2022
Capture stunning starscapes and beyond with one of the best cameras for astrophotography.
Photographer captures a ‘once-in-a-lifetime image’ of astronauts spacewalking outside the ISS
The image, made using a consumer telescope, is so detailed you can clearly see two astronauts in it.