Astronomers discover new supernova remnant

Astronomers from Curtin University in Australia and elsewhere report the detection of a new supernova remnant (SNR) located some 3,300 light years away. The newfound SNR, designated G321.3-3.9, has an elliptical shape and ...

NASA telescope data becomes music you can play

For millennia, musicians have looked to the heavens for inspiration. Now a new collaboration is enabling actual data from NASA telescopes to be used as the basis for original music that can be played by humans.

Astronomers investigate intermediate polar TX Columbae

Using various spacecraft, astronomers from India and Chile have performed X-ray observations of a peculiar intermediate polar known as TX Columbae. Results of the observational campaign, published September 7 on the pre-print ...

PM 1-322 is a variable planetary nebula, study finds

By analyzing the data from various ground-based facilities and space telescopes, European astronomers have investigated the nature of a peculiar object known as PM 1-322. As a result, they found evidence indicating that PM ...

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