Asteroid 351 Yrsa was discovered today in 1892 by Max Wolf. There isn’t a great deal to say about it: it’s in the main belt, and is about 40 km across. 260 more words
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A coming collision could let astronomers peek at the birth of a jumbo star.
The two stars in the MY Cam system (artist’s rendering, above) are so close together that they will end up merging into one supermassive star, astronomers say. 530 more words