Latest Leo constellation Stories
A bright fireball occurred at 8:18 pm CST, Nov. 20, just southwest of Tuscaloosa, Alabama and was detected by NASA All Sky Cameras. The fireball traveled at 67,000 miles per hour and appears to have broken apart at an altitude of 27 miles.
Millions of Americans may be able to catch a space rock darkening the night sky this Thursday as the brightest visible star vanishes before our very eyes. If you live in the Northeast and the skies are clear...
Good news for those living in areas where it might be difficult to watch the 2013 Leonid meteor shower as it reaches peak conditions this weekend -- NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama will be providing a live Ustream video of the event.
Heliophysics nuggets are a collection of early science results, new research techniques, and instrument updates that further our attempt to understand the sun and the dynamic space weather system that surrounds Earth.
If you take a good look at the Moon it isn’t too difficult to paint a pretty clear picture of the lunar surface’s violent past. Our neighboring natural satellite is pock-marked with thousands upon thousands of craters from meteors and asteroids that have been pelting its surface for more than a billion years.
The best viewing for this year's Leonid meteor shower will be several hours before dawn on November 17, according to the editors of StarDate magazine.
Astronomers say they've witnessed the death of a planet, which found its journey ended by way of its own star.
Astronomers studying the galaxy NGC 4151 with ESA's XMM-Newton space observatory have detected X-rays emitted and then reflected by ionised iron atoms very close to the supermassive black hole hosted at the galaxy's core.
CW Leonis, a star some 500 light-years from Earth, has become a recent hot topic for scientists, who have long known it to be surrounded by a shroud of water.
Hubble has snapped a spectacular view of the largest "player" in the Leo Triplet, a galaxy with an unusual anatomy: it displays asymmetric spiral arms and an apparently displaced core.
The M96 Group (also known as the Leo I Group), one of many in the Virgo Supercluster, is located within the Leo constellation and contains between 8 and 24 galaxies, including three Messier objects. The Leo Triplet, which is physically near M96 Group, and M96 may actually be separate parts of a much larger group.
The Leo Triplet, consisting of the spiral galaxies M65, the M66, and the NGC 3628, is also called the M66 group. The small group of galaxies is about 35 million light-years in the constellation LEO. In close proximity is the M96 Group. It is believed that these two groups may be separate parts of a much larger group. There is also some group identification algorithms that identify the Leo Triplet at part of the M96 Group. Photo Copyright and Credit
Leo (the lion) Constellation -- Leo (the lion) is a constellation of the zodiac. Leo lies between dim Cancer to the west and Virgo to the east. Notable features This constellation contains many bright stars, such as Regulus (Î± Leo), the lion's heart; Denebola (Î² Leo); and Algieba (Î³1 Leo). Many other fainter stars have been named has well, such as Zosma (Î´ Leo), Chort (Î¸ Leo), Al Minliar al Asad (Îº Leo), Alterf (Î» Leo), and Subra (Î¿ Leo). Regulus, Î·...
- Large; stout; burly.