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When a camera takes a selfie, and reveals a star

Last year, NASA's Near Infrared Camera took its own selfie for "engineering and alignment purposes.” Will the wonders of this space explorer never cease?

Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex taken by the NIRCam, which was released on the first anniversary of the James Webb Telescope on July 12, 2023.(NASA/ STScl)
Published on Jul 14, 2023 09:39 PM IST
ByParoma Mukherjee

Watch: ‘Giant mirror’-like alien planet that ‘shouldn't exist’, discovered

Reseachers have discovered an ultra-hot exo-planet that reflects a whopping 80% of the light shone on it by its host star, acting like a “mirror.”

An artist's impression of the exoplanet LTT9779b orbiting its host star, located 264 light years from Earth.(via REUTERS)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 01:27 PM IST

Ningaloo Eclipse 2023: Top places in Australia for best dark sky experiences

Get ready to witness a celestial spectacle like no other! The Ningaloo Eclipse is coming, and it's a once-in-a-lifetime event you won't want to miss.

The Ningaloo hybrid solar eclipse will be visible on April 20.(NASA )
Published on Apr 16, 2023 05:44 PM IST

Object near supermassive black hole at Milky Way's centre intrigues scientists

For two decades, scientists have observed an elongated object named X7 near the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way and wondered what it was.

The Milky Way's Galactic Centre and Jupiter (brightest spot at centre top) are seen from the countryside near the small town in Florida.(AFP)
Published on Feb 26, 2023 03:22 PM IST

Mysterious ripples in milky way due to a dwarf galaxy: Study

In a new study published in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, the research team presents their findings about the stars in the outer regions of the galactic disk.

By measuring how strong the ripples are in different parts of the disc, the researchers have begun to piece together a complex puzzle.(AFP)
Published on Sep 25, 2022 06:19 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Nisha Anand
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