Scientists have captured the first direct image of a solar system that closely resembles our own. The new image is a family portrait of sorts, showing two giant exoplanets orbiting a young, sun-like star, roughly 300 light years away.
The picture was taken using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope, located in Chile's Atacama Desert. According to a new study in the Astrophysical Journal Letters, the system will help astronomers better understand how our solar system formed and evolved.
Astronomers announce 100 new minor planets beyond Neptune Posted by Paul Scott Anderson in SPACE | March 29, 2020
They’re called trans-Neptunian objects, or TNOs. Astronomers analyzed data from the Dark Energy Survey – which just completed 6 years of observations – to find over 100 new little worlds in the cold outer reaches of our solar system.
Lose Yourself in This Absolutely Gobsmacking Image of Valles Marineris on Mars MATT WILLIAMS, UNIVERSE TODAY 25 MARCH 2020
The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) delivers once again! Using its advanced imaging instrument, the High-Resolution Imaging Experiment (HiRISE) camera, the orbiter captured a breathtaking image of the plains north of Juventae Chasma.
NASA DATA SHOWS SOMETHING LEAKING OUT OF URANUS- MARCH 26TH 20__DAN ROBITZSKI__FILED UNDER: HARD SCIENCE
It sounds like a bad science teacher joke, but hang on! It's really happening! Something is leaking out of Uranus! Read the article to find out more- IF YOU DARE!!