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Astronomers Create Star Catalogue Mapping 35% Of Northern Sky
Astronomers have combined data from the USNO-B (US Naval Observatory) and Sloan Digital Sky Survey to painstakingly produce a new catalogue of the universe covering 35% of the northern sky, which includes 44 million stars and galaxies that have been observed at...
Biggest Supernova Ever Spotted In Constellation Leo
On April 27, the brightest gamma-ray burst ever witnessed was spotted by several satellites in the direction of the constellation Leo 3.8 billion light-years away The cosmic explosion, known as GRB 130427A, likely occurred after a star about 20 to 30 times the...