Planet With No Star Video


We have been taught that a Planet rotates around a Star and that is what makes the Planet stable by maintaining it to stay in equilibrium; it is the reason for Seasons , Day and Night. Now Astronomers have found a Rogue Planet with No Star to orbit. “Astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope and the […]

Galaxy with ‘Split Personality Found’


Now it is the turn of the galaxy to have Split Personality! “RELEASE : 12-130 NASA’s Spitzer Finds Galaxy with Split Personality  WASHINGTON — While some galaxies are rotund and others are slender disks like our spiral Milky Way, new observations from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope show that the Sombrero galaxy is both. The galaxy, […]

The most distant galaxy ever measured Video.


Astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) have measured the distance to the most remote galaxy so far, UDFy-38135539, existing when the Universe was only about 600 million years old (a redshift of 8.6). Image: M. Alvarez, R. Kaehler, and T. Abel   (PhysOrg.com) — A European team of astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope […]