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The Closest Known Black Hole

5th Oct, 2022

Lone black holes drifting through interstellar space are impossible to unless we can observe the effect they have on things nearby that we can see. What is the closest known black hole?

The Hellscape of 55 Cancri e

12th Aug, 2022

55 Cancri e is an exoplanet so close to its it's entire year is only a few hours. 55 Cancri e is a planet that can only be described as a hellscape. Astronomers believe that this planet is rocky and a little larger than the Earth. It is in a system that is 41 light years away.

The Cartwheel Galaxy From Webb Space Telescope

5th Aug, 2022

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has peered into the chaos of the Cartwheel Galaxy, revealing new details about star formation and the galaxy’s central black hole. Webb’s powerful infrared gaze produced this detailed image of the Cartwheel and two smaller companion galaxies against a backdrop of many other galaxies. This image provides a new view of how the Cartwheel Galaxy has changed over billions of years.

Apophis Asteroid is Coming

13th Feb, 2020

Scientists are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the asteroid Apophis in 2029. This close encounter promises to be an amazing event for the entire world

A Journey into a Black Hole

4th Apr, 2010

What would it be like to travel into a black hole?

A Journey into a Black Hole Collision

26th Apr, 2016

Black holes have been largely theoretical until the LIGO observations announced earlier this year. Thanks to those observations, we now have another way to study and observe these amazing celestial objects. Original Music by Mark C. Petersen, Loch

The Hubble Deep Field in 3d

3rd Aug, 2009

In an update on an already iconic image, astronomers have created a new Hubble Deep Field in 3D

How Relieved Are We That James Webb Space Telescope Doesn't Suck?

13th Jul, 2022 - 8217 views

Now that the James Webb Space Telescope is launched, deployed and working well, let's not deny that getting here wasn't fun.

Landing on Mars is a Distraction

26th Jul, 2021 - 10.7k views

I never thought I would be that guy who harumphed about why we should attempt a landing on Mars, I've long dreamed of the day humanity stepped foot on another planet. It is just that going to Mars now seems so irrelevant and uninteresting when we may not have a planet to come back to.

Telescopes for Viewing Deep Space Objects: Nebulae, Star Clusters, and Galaxies

13th Sep, 2018 - 10.8k views

The most common mistake among beginners is choosing a telescope that is suitable for bright sky objects thinking that they can also peer into deep space. In this article, we will talk about the gear you'll need in order to observe deep sky objects.

Top 10 Tips for Buying Your First Telescope

23rd Apr, 2018 - 6325 views

Stare into the night sky often enough, admire it for enough nights, and a fuse will be lit. It'll only a matter of time before you buy a telescope. What are the criteria for making a selection? Here are 10 tips to get you started.

Looking Up

5th Mar, 2018 - 5936 views

Our predilection to look to the sky, to feel what we feel and to find fascination where we treasure it, is a curiosity.

JWST Mission Confident of March 2021 Launch Tony Gets a Call From NASA

15th Jan, 2020

At a town hall held on the first day of AAS meeting, NASA program managers and scientists express confidence that the James Webb Space Telescope will launch as currently scheduled in March 2021. Also, I got more feedback from my JWST reporting, this

Goodbye Spitzer Space Telescope! Was it Worth It? Whats Going to Happen To It?

29th Jan, 2020

NASA will shut down one of its most prolific space telescopes this week. The Spitzer Space Telescope will be decommissioned on Jan 30, 2020

NASA TESS Finishes First Year of Exoplanet Science Operations

13th Nov, 2019

Looking to purchase some telescope gear? Support Deep Astronomy by checking out OPT Telescopes, a great resource for all amateur astronomy stuff: http://bit.ly/2Wq0BO8 NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has completed it's first year of sc

The Case for the Carl Sagan Space Telescope

16th Nov, 2019

Some astronomers are building a case to launch a space telescope in honor of Carl Sagan

Is JWST Finally Ready

29th Oct, 2019

The long-delayed James Webb Space Telescope has finally been completed and is undergoing final testing before being made ready for launch in March 2021