You don’t have to be at Monument Valley to see the Milky Way arch across the sky but it helps.
Only at Monument Valley USA would you see a picturesque… Continue reading
Globular star cluster Omega Centauri, also known as NGC 5139, is some 15,000 light-years away.
The cluster is packed with about 10 million stars much older than the Sun… Continue reading
In the dry, clear… Continue reading
This ball of over 100,000 stars is a relic from the early years of our Galaxy, and continues to orbit… Continue reading
The galaxy at the image center, Hercules A, appears to be a relatively normal elliptical galaxy in visible light. When imaged in radio waves, however, tremendous plasma jets over one million light years long… Continue reading
Cosmic dust clouds sprawl across a rich field of stars in this sweeping telescopic vista near the northern boundary of Corona Australis, the Southern Crown.
Probably less than 500 light-years away and effectively blocking… Continue reading
The glare of Alpha Centauri, one of the brightest stars in planet Earth’s night sky, floods the left side of this southern skyscape. A mere 4.3 light-years distant, Alpha Centauri actually consists of two component stars similar in size to… Continue reading
Will our Milky Way Galaxy collide one day with its larger neighbor, the Andromeda Galaxy? Most likely, yes.
Careful plotting… Continue reading