The Whole Picture of Distant Supercluster in Three Dimensions
October 22, 2019
A team of astronomers used the Subaru Telescope and Gemini-North Telescope to reveal that a well-known distant supercluster is part of a larger structure at least twice as extended as what was already known. The galaxies associated with the supercluster are thought to have formed simultaneously over a vast area and then evolved to their observed states...
Saturn Surpasses Jupiter After Discovery of 20 New Moons
October 7, 2019
Using the Subaru Telescope, a team led by Carnegie's Scott S. Sheppard has found 20 new moons orbiting Saturn. This brings the ringed planet's total number of moons to 82, surpassing Jupiter, which has 79...