Latest Vela constellation Stories
New video footage of the Vela pulsar, a neutron star located approximately 1,000 light-years from Earth, suggests that the pulsar could be slowly wobbling as it spins, NASA officials said on Monday.
A new image taken by the European Space Agency’s Herschel space observatory, shows off two nebulous blue orbs in the Vela C region.
Today, ESO is unveiling an image of the little known Gum 19, a faint nebula that, in the infrared, appears dark on one half and bright on the other.
A galaxy located billions of light-years away is commanding the attention of NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope and astronomers around the globe.
GREENBELT, Md., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has discovered 12 new gamma-ray-only pulsars and has detected gamma-ray pulses from 18 others. The finds are transforming our understanding of how these stellar cinders work.
Astronomers have witnessed a never-seen-before event in observations by ESAâ€™s XMM-Newton spacecraft - a collision between a pulsar and a ring of gas around a neighbouring star.
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.