James Webb Space telescope sees Neptune, amazing Soyuz launch views from space and more! These are some of this week's top photos.
Rapidly spinning dead stars in the dwarf galaxy Sagittarius are the source of gamma-ray emissions within the massive bubbles that blow out from our galaxy.
On Wednesday morning, the moon will pass the Beehive cluster in the night sky, giving sky watchers an easy reference point to spot it.
The moon will pass by the brightest stars of the Gemini constellation — Pollux and Castor — and will be closest to the former early Tuesday morning.
A massive "hot DOG" galaxy is surrounded by a swarm of smaller galaxies that may be helping it grow to tremendous sizes.
An intermediate spiral galaxy called NGC 1961 was photographed by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, revealing gorgeous spiral arms and glittering, blue regions of bright young stars.
A team of physicists has found that the remnant of a neutron star merger observed in 2019 has just the right mass to be a strange hypothetical quark star.
Using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, Hubble Space Telescope and recently retired Spitzer Space telescope, astronomers traced the timeline of a supernova explosion called SNR 0519.
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If you see a giant red star surrounded by a thick shroud of material, watch out — the star will likely explode within a few years.
Using the Keck Observatory astronomers have imaged the Orion nebula, an intense star-forming region close to Earth, in unprecedented detail.
Newborn stars still wrapped in cocoons of dust and gas are revealed in a new image of the famous Orion Nebula captured by the James Webb Space Telescope.
A camera designed to decode the secrets of dark energy has captured a stunning new image that reveals the insides of a distant star-forming region.
The early universe experienced a rapid "baby boom" of star formation. Now clues collected from a stellar nursery in the Small Magellanic Cloud could hint at the conditions that caused it.
A new astrophysical model confirmed by ALMA observations suggests that carbon monoxide missing from planetary nebulas could be frozen as undetectable ice.
Asteroid 3 Juno, half the length of the Grand Canyon, will whip past Earth at an average speed 30 times that of a jet fighter on its 4-year orbit around our star.
New research from historical sources indicates that Betelgeuse had a yellowish hue around two millennia ago.
The James Webb Space Telescope has revealed new details of stellar nursery 30 Doradus, known as the Tarantula Nebula.