Thanks to the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have caught a rare display of auroras on Uranus, which ranks among the solar system's oddest planets.
Unlike the beautiful, rippling curtains of greenish light we've been seeing in earthly skies over the past few months, the Urani …
(Image: Artist’s Conception of the ring system by Ron Miller) Star J1407 is about 400 light years away from our solar system. 2 years ago, scientists discovered that one of the planets orbiting it has a ring system, just as Saturn, ... Read Post
Hubble space telescope astronomers Monday released an Atlas of infant solar systems in the famed Orion Nebula. About 1,300 light years away from Earth, the Orion Nebula is a colossal star factory 12 light-years wide (one light year ... Read Post