The Highest Resolution Image ever seen in Astronomy

What do you get when you combine 15 radio telescopes on Earth and one in space? You get an enormous “virtual telescope” that is 63,000 miles across. And when you point it at a distant black hole, you get the highest resolution image every seen in astronomy. Although it looks just like a big green … Continue reading The Highest Resolution Image ever seen in Astronomy

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NuStar’s latest image maps Andromeda’s dead stars

NuSTAR has observed 40 "X-ray binaries" — intense sources of X-rays comprised of a black hole or neutron star that feeds off a stellar companion. By NASA/JPL  |  Published: Wednesday, January 06, 2016 NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) has captured the best high-energy X-ray view yet of a portion of our nearest large neighboring … Continue reading NuStar’s latest image maps Andromeda’s dead stars

NGC 4845: Hubble Space Telescope Sees Large Spiral Galaxy

NGC 4845, otherwise known as LEDA 44392 or UGC 8078, is an 11th magnitude spiral galaxy in the constellation of Virgo. It is 58.8 million light-years away from us. The galaxy was originally discovered by the German-born British astronomer William Herschel in 1786. According to astronomers, NGC 4845 hosts a supermassive black hole in its center. The presence of … Continue reading NGC 4845: Hubble Space Telescope Sees Large Spiral Galaxy

Documentary on Apollo 15

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xTGzesCsjs NASA began it's mission of the most successful manned flight ever achieved on July 26, 1971.....Apollo 15. It was the ninth manned mission in the United States' Apollo program, the fourth to land on the Moon, and the eighth successful manned mission. It was the first of what were termed"J missions," long stays on … Continue reading Documentary on Apollo 15

Apollo 11 Mission Highlights : Neil Armstrong Landing On The Moon – NASA Documentary

46 years ago, Mankind witnessed an amazing event of Apollo 11 launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida and also the very first human being landing on the Moon, Neil Armstrong. He was followed by Buzz Aldrin on 20th July 1969, at 20:18 UTC. This Documentary will show you some highlights of the event and let you … Continue reading Apollo 11 Mission Highlights : Neil Armstrong Landing On The Moon – NASA Documentary

Five Supermassive Black Holes discovered

Astronomers have found evidence for a large population of hidden supermassive black holes in the Universe. Using NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) satellite observatory, the team of international scientists detected the high energy X-rays from five supermassive black holes previously clouded from direct view by dust and gas.   “An illustration of the NuSTAR … Continue reading Five Supermassive Black Holes discovered