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Apr 17, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Jason Major
Hot young stars blaze at the center of a vast cloud of interstellar hydrogen gas in this stunning new observation by the awesomely powerful MPG/ESO 2.2-meter telescope at the La Silla Observatory. Continue reading →
Apr 14, 2014 08:45 AM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
No enthusiastic skywatcher misses a total eclipse of the moon, and if weather permits tonight, neither should you.
Apr 11, 2014 05:45 PM ET // Discovery News
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
Apr 8, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Megan Gannon, SPACE.com News Editor
A new image from the Hubble Space Telescope reveals a galaxy cluster so huge that it acts like a magnifying glass, warping and amplifying light from galaxies much farther away.
Apr 6, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
Weather permitting, when you step outside Sunday evening (April 6) you have a chance to see a rendezvous of two of the brightest objects in the night sky: the moon and Jupiter.
Apr 4, 2014 12:24 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
Apr 3, 2014 12:45 PM ET // Mark Thompson
On April 8, Mars will be at opposition in the night sky -- here's how you can get the best astronomical viewing opportunities.
Mar 29, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The finding suggests that galaxy mergers aren't necessary to create the supermassive black holes that lurk at the hearts of galaxies.
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