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Nov 21, 2017
The first interstellar visitor that we've observed is a puzzling and fascinating asteroid named OumuamuaThe asteroid is extremely elongated, and is about 400 meters long and about 40 meters wide.
Nov 04, 2017
Casting has begun for the fifth of seven mirrors that will make up the world's largest telescope: GMTOThe GMT will combine the light from seven 8.4-meter-wide mirrors to create a telescope with an effective aperture 24.5 meters in diameter
Nov 03, 2017
Asteroids located about 160 million miles away photobombed Hubble Telescope's deep images of the universeAsteroids trail that appears as curved or S-shaped streaks intruded into the picture being taken by the Hubble Telescope.
Oct 27, 2017
NASA's Hubble space telescope spots snowfall of sunscreen in blistering "Hot Jupiter" exoplanetThese Hubble observations are the first detections of this "snow-out" process, called a "cold trap," on an exoplanet, researchers said.
Oct 16, 2017
LIGO-Virgo detects colliding neutron stars for first time: We are entering new era in observational astronomy, says A GopakumarLIGO and Virgo interferometer on Monday announced the first ever detection of gravitational waves from a pair of colliding neutron stars.
Oct 01, 2017
NASA postpones launch of the James Webb Space Telescope from late 2018 to mid 2019The James Webb Space Telescope will be successor to NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.
Oct 01, 2017
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captures image of the farthest active inbound cometThese observations represent the earliest signs of activity ever seen from a comet entering the solar system's planetary zone for the first time.
Sep 21, 2017
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope finds binary pair of asteroids with a comet like tailThe object is the first known binary asteroid that is also classified as a main-belt comet.
Sep 21, 2017
Hubble spots strange binary asteroids orbiting each other with comet-like featuresUsing NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, an international team of astronomers has found that an unusual object in the asteroid belt is, in fact, two asteroids orbiting each other that have comet-like features.
Sep 14, 2017
Hubble observes exoplanet so dark that it absorbs 94 percent of the visible starlight that falls on itThe planet is known as WASP-12b and is about 1,400 light years away in the constellation of Auriga.