Latest Armagh Observatory Stories
An extraordinarily bright isolated star has been found in a nearby galaxy â€” the star is three million times brighter than the Sun.
Astronomers from the Armagh Observatory in Northern Ireland have found that a recently discovered asteroid has been following the Earth in its motion around the Sun for at least the past 250,000 years, and may be intimately related to the origin of our planet.
A team of astronomers led by Dr Gavin Ramsay of Armagh Observatory have spotted violent eruptions from an interacting pair of stars that orbit around each other every 25 minutes.
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.