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Astronomers stumble upon failed dwarf ’stars’


October 12th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 12 (IANS) Astronomers have come across over 24 new free-floating brown dwarfs, including a lightweight youngster only about six times heftier than Jupiter, that reside in two young ... Read more...

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NASA telescopes discover most distant galaxy cluster


January 13th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): NASA telescopes have identified a burgeoning galactic metropolis-the most distant known in the early universe.The developing cluster, named COSMOS-AzTEC3, was discovered and characterized by multi-wavelength telescopes, including NASA's ... Read more...

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Subaru Telescope detects clues for dark gamma-ray bursts’ origin


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): The Subaru Telescope has detected clues crucial for understanding the origin of mysterious dark gamma-ray bursts (GRBs).The research, led by astronomers from Kyoto University, Tokyo Institute of Technology, ... Read more...

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M81’s ‘halo’ offers insight into formation of galaxies


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): The 'halo' of M81, a galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major, has shed new light on galaxy formation.Until now, ground-based telescopes have only observed individual stars in the ... Read more...

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New stellar streams in Andromeda galaxy show galaxy formation through mergers


January 28th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): A team of astronomers has discovered new stellar streams in a vast region surrounding the disk of Andromeda, in its so-called stellar halo, which shows galaxy formation through ... Read more...

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Astronomers capture first direct image of a young binary star system


December 17th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 17 (ANI): A team of astronomers has captured the first direct image of a young binary star system.It was captured by astronomers from the Graduate University for Advanced Studies, the ... Read more...

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Astronomers detect coldest ever companion of a Sun-like star


December 8th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 8 (ANI): Astronomers at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy have discovered and directly imaged a faint celestial body that orbits the star GJ 758, which at a temperature of ... Read more...

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Scientists spot planet-like object orbiting sun-like star


December 4th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 4 (ANI): An international team of scientists has made the first direct observation of a planet-like object orbiting a star similar to the Sun.The finding marks the first discovery made ... Read more...

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Infrared image of circumstellar disk illuminates massive star formation process


November 20th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 20 (ANI): A team of astronomers has captured the first direct, well-resolved infrared images of a circumstellar disk around a young massive star called HD 200775, to illuminate a massive ... Read more...

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Extrasolar planet confirmed to have highly tilted orbit


November 14th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 14 (ANI): Two teams of astronomers have found that extrasolar planet HAT-P-7b, discovered in 2008, has a retrograde or highly tilted orbit.On May 30, 2009, a Japanese collaboration team ... Read more...

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Astronomers find galaxy hosting most distant supermassive black hole ever found


September 3rd, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 3 (ANI): A team of astronomers from the University of Hawaii has discovered a giant galaxy surrounding the most distant supermassive black hole ever found.The galaxy, which is 12.8 ... Read more...

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‘Cosmic fireworks display’ seen inside Helix Nebula


July 3rd, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): A new image, taken with an infrared camera on the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii, has revealed a cosmic fireworks display, in the form of tens of thousands of ... Read more...

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New tidal debris from colliding galaxies discovered by astronomers


June 13th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Astronomers have announced the discovery of new tidal debris stripped away from colliding galaxies.New debris images are of special interest since they show the full history of ... Read more...

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Giant galaxies born 6-7 billion years earlier than expected


April 24th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered large galaxies that have not changed much in size for the last 9 billion years, which suggests these cosmic giants were born 6-7 billion years ... Read more...

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How diamonds are created in space


April 24th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Astronomers have learned that creating diamonds in space requires very special conditions.Loads of tiny diamonds, each measuring one micrometer are located in the material that surrounds some stars ... Read more...

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Universe’s biggest galaxies may have fed on dark matter to grow quick


April 7th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 7 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that some of the biggest galaxies in the early universe seem to have grown quicker than thought possible and may have ... Read more...

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Light echoes solve mystery of famous supernova


December 4th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Astronomers have gathered new evidence with the help of light echoes that has helped solve the mystery of a famous supernova.According to a report in New Scientist, ... Read more...

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Dwarf planets body parts litter outer solar system


October 16th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): It has been found that the body parts of the dwarf planet Haumea keep turning up in new places throughout the Kuiper belt, a ring of icy ... Read more...

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Extreme stellar machine pumps out 4,000 stars every year


July 11th, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Astronomers have uncovered an extreme stellar machine - a galaxy in the very remote universe pumping out stars at a surprising rate of up to 4,000 per ... Read more...

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Astronomers detect light echoes from supernova explosion in Milky Way


May 31st, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Astronomers have for the first time spotted light echoing from the original explosion of a supernova that exploded hundreds of years ago in the Milky Way.It was ... Read more...

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Astronomers hold Cosmic Seance for Supernova


May 30th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Astronomers have decoded ghostly echoes of light traveling away from the remains of a supernova, to piece together what the star looked like in life and how ... Read more...

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Earth-like planet may be hidden in dusty disk dust around nearby star


February 9th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): A recent survey by a team of Japanese astronomers might have found an Earth-like planet hidden in the dust around a nearby star.Using the Coronagraphic Imager with ... Read more...

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New Subaru instrument will make hunt for extra-solar planets easier


December 28th, 2007 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): The Subaru Telescope Facility, located on the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii, has inaugurated a new instrument, which would block out the harsh direct light from a ... Read more...

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Images of 11 billion year-old galaxies suggest galactic formation occurred earlier than believed


December 18th, 2007 - 7:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A team of Japanese astronomers has obtained images of galaxies dating 11 billion years, which indicates that a majority of galactic formation occurred earlier than previously estimated. The images ... Read more...

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