Paris (ESA) Jun 2016 - Astronomers have discovered a vast cloud of high-energy particles called a wind nebula around a rare ultra-magnetic neutron star, or magnetar, for the first time. The find offers a unique window int
Multiple arcs are revealed around Betelgeuse, the nearest red supergiant star to Earth, in a new image from ESA's Herschel space observatory. The star and its arc-shaped shields could collide with an intriguing dusty 'wall' in years.
In this image, an expanding shell of debris called SNR is left behind after a massive star exploded in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy to the Milky Way. Multimillion degree gas is seen in X-rays - NASA/CXC/SAO
yungcosmonauts: “ A Quintet in Three Parts Stephan’s Quintet is one of the most striking galactic groups in the sky. Discovered in 1877 by astronomer Edouard Stephan, the Quintet takes on a slightly different appearance in this image composited from.