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Exploring Our Star with SunPy

How can solar physicists analyze their mountains of observational data? A new Python-based software package may help.

TOI 700 d

Astrobites reports on the TESS mission’s discovery of an Earth-like planet in the habitable zone of its star — and the puzzle of how this system formed.

FU Orionis

Why do many young stars undergo bright outbursts? New observations of a flaring system may provide an answer.

Artist’s impression of high redshift galaxy

What were the first galaxies up to? New radio observations tell us about star formation when the universe was only a billion years old.

Omega Centauri
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A Pulsed Discovery in Omega Centauri

A recent study has unveiled a new discovery at the heart of globular cluster Omega Centauri: five long-anticipated pulsars.

hot jupiter

The exoplanet hunter TESS is out searching for new worlds — but on this occasion, it saw an old one in a new light. Astrobites reports.

Rosette Nebula

A recent study explores the population of stars that lies deep in the heart of the Rosette Nebula.

Parker Solar Probe
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Early Results from Parker Solar Probe

The Parker Solar Probe has already flown closer to the Sun than any other spacecraft ever has. What have we learned from early observations?

Comet 2I/Borisov

What do we know about the second object to visit us from another stellar system? Detailed Hubble images have given us plenty to consider!