This week, astronomers have solved one supernova mystery and predicted a new one — to be solved in 2037.
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The waxing gibbous Moon shines with Jupiter and Saturn on its way to full. And as summer turns to fall, Deneb replaces Vega as the zenith star after dusk.
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Spice up your fall observing with a dash of Pallas and nibble of Neptune. Both planet and asteroid are easy to spot in a small telescope.
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An amateur astronomer has discovered a possible new impact flash in Jupiter's equatorial region. Observers may yet see the dark impact scar.
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New analysis shows the best view of the Milky Way halo to date, providing a window into our galaxy's future star formation.
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