Telescope

Americans cheer as rare total solar eclipse marches across country

Americans cheer as rare total solar eclipse marches across country

"It just kind of tickled you all over — it was wonderful — and I wish I could do it again," said Stormy Shreves, 57, a fish gutter who lives in Depoe Bay. "But I won`t see something like that ever again, so I`m really glad I took the day off work so I could experience it."

Aug 22, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
NASA's lost football-field-sized balloon recovered from Antarctica

NASA's lost football-field-sized balloon recovered from Antarctica

The US space agency NASA's lost football-field-sized balloon with a telescope hanging beneath it has been recovered Antarctica from after a year of its flight.

Feb 25, 2017, 20:59 PM IST
Hubble sees colorful ‘last hurrah’ of a sun-like star! (See pic)

Hubble sees colorful ‘last hurrah’ of a sun-like star! (See pic)

The image shows the colorful "last hurrah" of NGC 2440, which lies about 4,000 light-years from Earth in the direction of the constellation Puppis.

Sep 24, 2016, 03:07 AM IST
Hubble peers into stormy scenes of dark dust in Large Magellanic Cloud!

Hubble peers into stormy scenes of dark dust in Large Magellanic Cloud!

N159 is located over 160,000 light-years away. It resides just south of the Tarantula Nebula (heic1402), another massive star-forming complex within the LMC.

Sep 12, 2016, 09:43 AM IST
Venus-Jupiter conjunction on August 27: Viewing tips! (Watch)

Venus-Jupiter conjunction on August 27: Viewing tips! (Watch)

Stargazers will be treated to a spectacular celestial show this weekend, the Venus-Jupiter conjunction.

Aug 24, 2016, 10:44 AM IST