New polar ring galaxy discovered

Japanese astronomers report the detection of a new polar ring galaxy using the data obtained with the Subaru Telescope as part of the Hyper Suprime-Cam Subaru Strategic Program (HSC-SSP). The discovery was detailed in a paper ...

Planet 9 is running out of places to hide

We have a pretty good idea of what lurks within our solar system. We know there isn't a Mars-sized planet orbiting between Jupiter and Saturn, nor a brown dwarf nemesis heading our way. Anything large and fairly close to ...

Compact galaxies discovered by LAMOST

A research team of Chinese astronomers has recently discovered 1,547 compact galaxies in the LAMOST DR9, of which 1,417 are newly discovered and include a large sample of Green Pea, Blueberry and Purple Grape galaxies. This ...

Astronomers discover a new ultra-faint dwarf galaxy

An international team of astronomers reports the discovery of a new ultra-faint dwarf galaxy as part of the DECam Local Volume Exploration (DELVE) survey. The newly found galaxy, designated Pegasus IV, has an absolute magnitude ...

Supermassive black holes put a brake on stellar births

Black holes with masses equivalent to millions of suns do put a brake on the birth of new stars, say astronomers. Using machine learning and three state-of-the-art simulations to back up results from a large sky survey, researchers ...

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