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Today's Fortune: The Infinite Universe

Astronomers say the universe is finite, which is comforting for those people who can’t find their keys. #Fortune

Fortune

Astronomers Find Possible Evidence of First Observed Exomoon

A rare cosmic opportunity allowed astronomers to detect what may be the first signs of an exomoon a satellite orbiting an as-of-now unknown planet beyond our solar system. 11 more words

ESO’s Very Large Telescope in Chile captured nebula with star in front of it Called Abell 33, nebula is located roughly 2500 light-years from Earth

This wide-field view shows the sky around the planetary nebula Abell 33, which appears as the ghostly blue circle near the centre of the picture. The bright orange star at the top is Iota Hydri, which is bright enough to be seen with the naked eye. 97 more words

2014

Cosmic Butterflies

I like this picture so I’m re-posting it. To read last year’s article go to the link below the picture.

Mystery alignment of dying stars puzzles scientists
http://saltyme.wordpress.com/2013/09/04/mystery-alignment-of-dying-stars-puzzles-scientists/

Space

Get ready for AstroCATS 2014: Canada's Astronomy Trade Show!

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada – Hamilton Centre is presenting the second annual Canadian Astronomy Trade Show, AstroCATS, on 3-4 May, 2014!

The web site for this exciting event is: … 76 more words

Astrophotography

It’s not every day you wake up and learn something completely new about the Universe when it was a trillionth of a trillionth of a trillionth of a second old!

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Astronomers

The First Rainbow Seen on Another Planet


“In a colourful first, astronomers have captured the image of a rare type of rainbow, or ’glory’, on another planet.”…………..
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