NASA Detects Planet Dancing With a Pair of Stars – The first planet, astronomers say, that has been definitely shown to be orbiting two stars at once, circling at a distance of 65 million miles a pair of stars that are themselves circling each other much more closely.
Star-forming galaxies like grains of sand – Thousands of galaxies crowd into this Herschel image of the distant Universe. Each dot is an entire galaxy containing billions of stars.
Simulate Galaxies Merging with Galaxy Zoo – Select galaxies and watch them crash into each other, whirl around and spill their stars into the universe.
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Galactic Center of Milky Way Rises over Texas Star Party – One of the most amazing time-lapse videos I have ever seen.