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Astronomers identify extremely unusual galaxy


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 22 (IANS) Astronomers have identified an extremely rare galaxy resembling an emerald-cut diamond, a shape totally unlike any other in existence.Astronomers from Australia, Germany, Switzerland and Finland discovered ... Read more...

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Astrophysicists discover 12 oldest supernovas


October 5th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Astrophysicists have detected 150 supernovas, a record-breaking number in the Subaru Deep Field -- a full moon sized patch of sky -- which includes 12 ... Read more...

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First Trojan asteroid found in gravitational ‘dead zone’


August 13th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): The first Trojan asteroid, 2008 LC18, has been found in a difficult-to-detect stability region at Neptune, called the Lagrangian L5 point.There are places in space where the ... Read more...

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Coolest sub-stellar body ever found outside our solar system


January 30th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 30 (ANI): An international team of astronomers, using the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope (UKIRT) in Hawaii, has discovered what may be the coolest sub-stellar body ever found outside our own ... Read more...

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Helix Nebula’s ejected material looks like comet-shaped knots


July 21st, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A University of Missouri professor has identified new features in the material that is being ejected from the dying star Helix Nebula, as previously unseen comet-shaped knots.The Helix ... Read more...

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