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First Blow Away Galaxy discovered

The astrophysicists from the Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics have discovered the first blow away galaxy using the “Gemini Telescope”. The galaxy has been named as Pox 186. Puzzles solved by the discovery The Universe was in an ionised state when it was formed after the Big Bang. In this state, the electrons and protons moved ..

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Cosmic Rose of NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently shared an image of “Cosmic Rose”. Cosmic Rose Cosmic Rose is an image captured by Hubble Space Telescope of NASA. The image featured interacting galaxies Arp 273. Arp 273 It lies in the Andromeda constellation. It is 300 million light years away from the earth. It is ..

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Abell 370: NASA shares picture

NASA recently shared the picture of a huge cluster of galaxies called Abell 370. Abell 370 It is a galaxy cluster located four billion light years away from the earth. The galaxy cluster is located in the constellation called Cetus. The core of Abell 370 is made of more than hundred galaxies. The Galaxy was ..

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Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder: Key Facts

Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) is a new type of radio telescope developed by Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). It creates high-resolution images by combining the signals of 36 smaller dish antennas. Recently, this telescope had helped map around 300 million galaxies in approximately 300 hours to create a ‘new atlas of ..

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India’s ASTROSAT completes five successful years of mapping stars

The ASTROSAT was the first multi-wavelength satellite launched by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). It was launched on September 28, 2015. It has now completed five years of successful imaging of celestial objects. Highlights The ASTROSAT explored stars, star clusters and mapped large and small galaxies of Milky Way galaxy called “Magellanic Clouds”. The Magellanic ..

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