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10 new massive galaxy clusters discovered


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): An international team of scientists has discovered 10 new massive galaxy clusters from a large, uniform survey of the southern sky.The survey was conducted using a breakthrough technique ... Read more...

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‘UFO’ spotted over southeast Queensland at dawn


June 5th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 5 (ANI): Reports of a mysterious bright light moving erratically across southeast Queensland at dawn have been made throughout the state.According to the Sunday Mail, witnesses reported watching a ... Read more...

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Astronomical wonder: Star Regulus joins Moon and Mars on May 19-22


May 15th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): The world is set to witness a spectacular planetary wonder between May 19 and 22nd, when the bright star Regulus joins the Moon and the planet Mars to ... Read more...

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Giant cannibal galaxy observed having its “last meal” by astronomers


November 21st, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, November 21 (ANI): Astronomers, using European Southern Observatory's (ESO's) 3.58-meter New Technology Telescope (NTT), are seeing through the opaque dust lanes of the giant cannibal galaxy Centaurus A, unveiling its "last ... Read more...

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World’s observatories watch ‘cool’ star to shed light on mysteries of our galaxy


May 16th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): The Whole Earth Telescope (WET), a worldwide network of observatories, is observing a cooling star intently, which may shed light on the workings of our own planet and ... Read more...

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Astronomers map 110,000 galaxies


April 6th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 6 (IANS) Astronomers have completed the most detailed survey of 110,000 galaxies in the nearby universe, which will not only reveal their locations but also where they're heading, how fast ... Read more...

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If you want to see a comet go green, wait for Feb 24!


February 11th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): On February 24th, sky gazers will be treated to the spectacle of a rare green comet, as it would be make its closest approach to Earth that ... Read more...

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New telescope will help astronomers hunt for earthlike planets circling other stars


June 6th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Astronomers have constructed a special-purpose telescope that will allow them to hunt for earthlike planets circling other stars.The instrument, called the Kilodegree Extremely Little Telescope (KELT), has ... Read more...

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