Around dusk tonight, Castor and Pollux will form a nearly straight line with Venus.
Researchers used cameras on board the Hubble Space Telescope to capture ultraviolet and visible pictures of the nearby galaxies.
“Since we are all made of processed stellar material, this is really finding our own origins.”
The longest lunar eclipse to occur in the 21st century will clock in at 103 minutes.
The behemoth of a telescope will help humans explore distant alien planets.
Mark Heyer took 20 years of radio telescope data to create the composition.
Helium is the second most common element in the universe, but more than a decade of searching for the gas in the atmospheres of exoplanets has proven unsuccessful, until now.
Astronomers previously thought these events only occurred around 3 billion years after the Big Bang, but they were happening when the universe was only half that age.
The Galactic Archaeology survey was launched in a bid to provide new insights into the formation and evolution of the Milky Way.
Humans have been watching the Lyrids for more than 2,600 years.
The strange events were identified by a project set up to investigate dark energy, an unexplained force that scientists think is accelerating the universe's expansion.
"Really this was the best option in the world."
Scientists think Victor Buso's images are the first of their kind.
When massive stars come to the end of their life cycles, they self-destruct in a cataclysmic final explosion.