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Variable Star Observations in Database:

34,866,710 and Counting ...
Last Observation Received:

32 min 47 sec ago by JPG - Penko Jordanov (BG)

NSV 1927   Dec 10.8382   7.745TG   

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Stellar nursery next to a black hole?

At the center of our galaxy, in the immediate vicinity of its supermassive black hole, is a region wracked by powerful tidal forces and bathed in intense ultraviolet light and X-ray radiation. These harsh conditions, astronomers long surmised, do not favor star formation, especially low-mass stars like our sun. However, new obervations suggest otherwise ...

The discovery of a Star That Would Not Die

Supernovae, the explosions of stars, have been observed in the thousands and in all cases they marked the death of a star. However, astronomers recently discovered a remarkable exception; a star that exploded multiple times over a period of more than fifty years.

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‘Monster’ planet discovery challenges formation theory

NGTS-1b is the largest planet compared to the size of its companion star ever discovered in universe – contradicts theories that a planet of this size could not be formed by such a small star.

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NuSTAR Probes Black Hole Jet Mystery

New clues on black hole jets with space and ground-based data...

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