The 5 Most Beautiful Nebulae

tl;dr: check out our 5 Beautiful Nebulae Infographic. When you look at the sky, there’s a gazillion things that will take your breath away. And that beauty stretches well beyond the sky we’re able to observe with the naked eye, or even an everyday telescope.. There are so many more things our eyes can’t see which would
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Andromeda Galaxy and Star Birth

In a recent study, Astronomers took over 8,000 images of 2,753 star clusters, covering 61,600 light years across and containing 117,000,000 stars in the Andromeda Galaxy (M31). Needless to say, it was a pretty big picture. The width of the picture spanned across 362,123,322,988,110,236 miles. However, that’s not an entirely comprehensive picture of the Andromeda Galaxy. It’s pretty
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Markarian 231: A Tale of Two Black Holes

In 1969, the Markarian 231 Galaxy was discovered while researchers at NASA were looking for galaxies in the Ursa Major constellation that emitted strong ultraviolet radiation. Markarian 231 is found about 600 million light years from Earth. To put that into perspective, 600 million light years is equal to just about: 3,527,175,223,910,164,638,511 miles. Right down
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