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ESO's telescope captures stunning images of a 'cosmic butterfly' nebula 3,000 lightyears away
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ESO's telescope captures stunning images of a 'cosmic butterfly' nebula 3,000 lightyears away

This ‘butterfly’ shape is a rare occurrence as only 10 to 20 percent of nebulae generate the bipolar shape.

Family time:  ESO's Very Large Telescope captures image of two giant exoplanets orbiting a small sun
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Family time: ESO's Very Large Telescope captures image of two giant exoplanets orbiting a small sun

The star, located in the Fly constellation, is barely 17 million years old and by contrast, our sun is 4.5 billion years old.

The closest black hole yet discovered is a mere 1,000 lightyears away, reveals ESO study
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The closest black hole yet discovered is a mere 1,000 lightyears away, reveals ESO study

This is one of the very first stellar-mass black holes that does not interact violently with its environment and appear truly black.

Exoplanet twice the size of Jupiter has most outrageous monsoons with scaldingly hot liquid iron
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Exoplanet twice the size of Jupiter has most outrageous monsoons with scaldingly hot liquid iron

This exoplanet resides outstandingly close to its parent star, which is almost twice as big as the sun.

International Day of Human Spaceflight: Celebrating the dawn of a new era in space
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International Day of Human Spaceflight: Celebrating the dawn of a new era in space

Today serves as a remembrance of the first human spaceflight, Yuri Gagarin's trip to orbit in 1961.

First closeup image of a black hole ever taken might be unveiled on 10 April
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First closeup image of a black hole ever taken might be unveiled on 10 April

The closest supermassive black hole to us is thought to be at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy.

Our Milky Way galaxy weighs 1.5 trillion solar masses, Hubble & Gaia estimate
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Our Milky Way galaxy weighs 1.5 trillion solar masses, Hubble & Gaia estimate

The new mass estimate puts our galaxy on the beefier side compared to other galaxies in the universe.

Massive burst of gamma-rays from nearby star system a real possibility: Astronomers
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Massive burst of gamma-rays from nearby star system a real possibility: Astronomers

A gamma-ray burst of this nature has the capacity to strip the Earth of its ozone layer: Study.

ESO's HARPS confirms nearby super-Earth orbiting the fastest moving star in our sky
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ESO's HARPS confirms nearby super-Earth orbiting the fastest moving star in our sky

The newly-discovered exoplanet is orbits the fastest moving star in our night sky: Researchers.

Hubble captures stunning images of our galaxy's fraternal twin, NGC 6744
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Hubble captures stunning images of our galaxy's fraternal twin, NGC 6744

The images capture dust spirals and star-clusters at different ages, both new and evolving.

ALMA captures a bubble of ejected material around U Antliae, an ageing star
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ALMA captures a bubble of ejected material around U Antliae, an ageing star

The material that makes up the shell was ejected at high speeds around 2700 years ago.

Researchers discover Great Cold Spot on Jupiter, comparable in size to the Great Red Spot
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Researchers discover Great Cold Spot on Jupiter, comparable in size to the Great Red Spot

The phenomenon, only recently observed, may have existed for thousands of years on Jupiter.

Bethesda announces 'The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind' expansion
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Bethesda announces 'The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind' expansion

Players can return to Vvardenfell from 6 June, 2017. Bethesda has announced that The Elder Scrolls Online will be getting a Morrowind expansion.