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Messier 40 – the Winnecke 4 Double Star

Universe Today - 3 months ago
Later astronomers would also search for M40 and report a double star, and it was cataloged by such as by Friedrich August Theodor Winnecke at Pulkovo Observatory in 1863 as WNC 4. However, to give...

Messier 47 – the NGC 2422 Open Star Cluster

Universe Today - 1 month ago
Tammy was a professional astronomy author, President Emeritus of Warren Rupp Observatory and retired Astronomical League Executive Secretary. She's received a vast number of astronomy achievement...

The Corona Australis Constellation

Universe Today - 1 month ago
The three nebulae NGC 6726-27, and NGC 6729 were discovered by Johann Friedrich Julius Schmidt, during his observations at Athen Observatory in 1861. The nebula are very faint and almost comet-like...

The Columba Constellation

Universe Today - 2 months ago
Thanks to studies done with the XMM-Newton and Chandra observatories, they have directly proved the co-existence of thermal diffuse plasma and non-nuclear unresolved point-like sources associated...

Richland County Foundation approves $1.3 million in grants

Richland Source - 5 months ago
... Community Development Group, Richland County Habitat for Humanity, Richland Veteran Mentor Program, Shelby Helpline Ministries, St. Peter's Parish and School, United Way of Richland County,...

Messier 49 – the NGC 4472 Elliptical Galaxy

Universe Today - 4 months ago
The Chandra Observatory's arcsec resolution reveals a number of new features. Specifically: 1) an ~8 arc min streamer or arm (this corresponds to a linear size of 36 kpc) extending southwest of...

The Chamaeleon Constellation

Universe Today - 4 months ago
Welcome back to Constellation Friday! Today, in honor of the late and great Tammy Plotner, we will be dealing with that famous lizard that specializes at blending in – the Chamaeleon constellation!...

Messier 28 – The NGC 6626 Globular Cluster

Universe Today - 8 months ago
“We report here the results of the first Chandra X-Ray Observatory observations of the globular cluster M28 (NGC 6626). We detect 46 X-ray sources of which 12 lie within one core radius of the...

Messier 31 – Observing Andromeda (M31)

Universe Today - 6 months ago
Perhaps one of the most fascinating discovery recent years in Messier 31 was made by the orbiting Chandra X-Ray Observatory. The X-ray image below, made with the Chandra X-Ray Astronomy Center's...

Messier 33 – The Triangulum Galaxy

Universe Today - 6 months ago
In 2007, the Chandra X-ray Observatory revealed even more when a black hole nearly 16 times the mass of the Sun was revealed. The black hole, named M33 X-7, orbits a companion star which it eclipses...

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