AURA Celebrates JWST First Images

AURA Celebrates JWST First Images

AURA salutes the international effort of talented people who worked so hard to make these first JWST images possible ...
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STScI: Hubble Determines Mass of Isolated Black Hole Roaming Our Milky Way Galaxy

STScI: Hubble Determines Mass of Isolated Black Hole Roaming Our Milky Way Galaxy

Astronomers estimate that 100 million black holes roam among the stars in our Milky Way galaxy, but they have never conclusively identified an isolated black hole ...
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NOIRLab: Gemini North Telescope Helps Explain Why Uranus and Neptune Are Different Colors

NOIRLab: Gemini North Telescope Helps Explain Why Uranus and Neptune Are Different Colors

Astronomers may now understand why the similar planets Uranus and Neptune are different colors. Using observations from the Gemini North telescope, the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility, and the Hubble Space Telescope, researchers have developed a ...
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NSO: Scientists Developed New Model to Predict Sunspot and Plage Coverage for Solar Cycle 25

NSO: Scientists Developed New Model to Predict Sunspot and Plage Coverage for Solar Cycle 25

Sunspot and plage area used as a better proxy to predict magnetic phenomena and other indicators important for space weather ...
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NOIRLab: Galactic Ballet Captured from NSF’s NOIRLab in Chile

NOIRLab: Galactic Ballet Captured from NSF’s NOIRLab in Chile

The interacting galaxy pair NGC 1512 and NGC 1510 take center stage in this image from the US Department of Energy-fabricated Dark Energy Camera, a state-of-the-art wide-field imager on the Víctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope ...
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STScI: NASA’s Webb In Full Focus, Ready for Instrument Commissioning

STScI: NASA’s Webb In Full Focus, Ready for Instrument Commissioning

Alignment of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is now complete. After full review, the observatory has been confirmed to be capable of capturing crisp, well-focused images with each of its four powerful onboard science instruments ...
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