Tagged With Stars

A couple got engaged under a rare comet that is only visible every 6,800 years

Astronomers reveal the first-ever photo of 2 planets orbiting a sun-like star, taken from 300 light-years away

10 of the best places in the US for stargazing

Astronomers found the closest black hole to Earth — and there could be millions more like it

Betelgeuse, one of the brightest stars we see, has been fading for months. It could signal a fiery explosion, but it may just be dust.

A rare chemical that helped DNA form may have come to Earth on comets from newborn stars, astronomers find

A meteor that struck Australia brought indestructible stardust more ancient than the sun. It's the oldest solid material ever found on Earth.

Young stars at the edge of the Milky Way appear to have come from 2 nearby galaxies. That means a galactic collision could happen sooner than predicted.

Betelgeuse likely won't die as a supernova in your life. But astronomers are finding 'red nova' stars that may soon violently explode.

27 stunning photos of the cosmos taken this year

100 red objects in deep space vanished over the last 70 years. A group of scientists say giant alien-built structures could be to blame.

Astronomers accidentally discovered an invisible 'monster galaxy' from the beginning of the universe

Astronomers have observed the longest supernova ever seen. The mysterious explosion might have annihilated its star, leaving nothing behind.

A new 3D map of the Milky Way reveals our galaxy's warped shape in unprecedented detail

An asteroid will block the sky's brightest star tonight, and astronomers need your help seeing it

16 times celebrities were absolutely starstruck by other famous people

Australian scientists have discovered a warped and twisted disc of young, massive stars at the edge of the Milky Way

22 of the best photos of stars, galaxies, and space taken this year

Meet the 26-year-old jeweller making it big hawking custom bling to celebrities on Instagram

NASA came up with 21 new constellations — including Albert Einstein, Godzilla, and the Starship Enterprise