Category: The Cosmos


Strange Tabby’s Star

The star KIC 8462852, also known as “Tabby’s star,” still keeps scientists puzzled by its dimming effects that significantly change the star’s brightness. The weird star is located in the Cygnus constellation.


Journey Across Messier 78, Reflection Nebula

Messier 78 is part of the constellation Orion that is centered around the well-known Orion Nebula. As frequently neglected nebula, Messier 78 is a reflection nebula that lies 1,600 light-years away from our planet.


Zooming in on Messier 18

Using the ESO’s Very Large Space Telescope, scientists made this new image of star cluster Messier 18. The cluster consists of young blue stars that are all born from the cloud of galactic gas...