"We have never seen anything like this in the 24 years we have studied the supermassive black hole," researcher Andrea Ghez said.
Astronomers found a "runaway star," dubbed PG 1610+062, in the outer halo of the Milky Way.
Full moons are an astronomical phenomenon that occur roughly once a month when the Earth is positioned between the sun and the moon.
Researchers have unveiled a light of pollution map of the U.S., revealing areas where you can still find "pristine" skies.
The Perseids are the result of debris being released from the comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle as it speeds past the Earth in its orbit around the sun.
Japanese researchers propose new plan to hunt down our galaxy's "isolated black holes."
Meisner, a NASA Hubble Fellow, is scouring through exabytes of data collected daily to search for undiscovered planets and celestial bodies in our solar system.
The three planets are among the smallest and closest exoplanets found to date, according to astronomers.
Meteor showers are celestial events in which several shooting stars can be seen in the night sky, appearing to originate from a single point.
"This has been one of the rare opportunities when the signs of aging could be directly observed in a star over human timescales," Meridith Joyce said.
Asteroid 2019 OK is about 328 feet in diameter, traveling at almost 15 miles a second; if it hit, it would have struck with over 30 times the energy of Hiroshima.
The observatory is expected to map around 100,000 galaxy clusters—the largest known gravitationally bound structures in the universe—and three million supermassive black holes.
On this day, half a century ago, astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins took off aboard a Saturn V rocket from Launch Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida, headed for the moon.
Full moons are an astronomical phenomenon which occur around once a month, when the Earth is positioned between the sun and the moon.
Astronomers have measured the spin rate of five, distant supermassive black holes for a study published in the Astrophysical Journal.
July is set to be a stellar month for sky watchers with the arrival of both a "black moon" and a "thunder moon."
The exploding star system is located around 7,500 light years away in the constellation Carina (The Ship's Keel.)
Study says odd characteristics of the cigar-shaped space rock can be explained through a host of natural phenomena.
This is the first time the location of a one-off fast radio burst has been detected.
Titan, Saturn's largest moon, is covered in lakes filled with liquid hydrocarbons, such as methane and ethane.
The Teegarden star—a red dwarf with a mass less than a tenth that of the sun—is located just 12.5 light-years away in the constellation Aries.
The June solstice marks the day of the year in the northern hemisphere with the most sunlight hours and shortest night.
It was once thought that only young and active stars produced these explosive events, but according to a new study, our 4.6-billion-year-old sun also has the capacity.
After 50 years of theoretical predictions, we've managed to demonstrate how the magnetic field bangs like a drum.
New Horizons will visit Ultima Thule on New Year's Day.
It is thought the wise men were, in fact, very wise and mathematically adept astrologers.
The moon is considered "full" when it is positioned exactly opposite to the sun, or 180 degrees away, with Earth aligned directly between the two bodies.
Comet 46P/Wirtanen will make a close approach on Sunday, but there are several good opportunities to see it this week.