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Latest Pisces constellation Stories

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2010-09-14 11:33:05

Evidence that a star has recently engulfed a companion star or a giant planet has been found using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.

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2009-09-17 07:48:08

Toward the end of September, the sun will turn a spotlight on the asteroid Juno, giving that bulky lump of rock a rare featured cameo in the night sky.

2008-01-21 09:23:24

Two old stars appear to be gearing up for a sec

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2008-01-09 14:05:00

Hundreds of millions — or even billions — of years after planets would have initially formed around two unusual stars, a second wave of planetesimal and planet formation appears to be taking place.

2006-03-08 13:02:10

LONDON (Reuters) - Three international teams of astronomers said on Wednesday they have detected the most distant gamma ray burst ever observed in the early Universe.


Latest Pisces constellation Reference Libraries

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2010-09-13 16:46:47

The cluster CL0024+17, located in Pisces, is a galaxy cluster that is allowing astronomers to probe the distribution of dark matter in space. Dark matter does not reflect light and therefore cannot be seen. It is only detectable by the way its gravity affects the lights around it. Using gravitational lensing astronomers observe the distorted light around the dark matter and are able to tell where it is located within a cluster. A dark matter ring found near the cluster's center, by...

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