Tonight’s Sky: November 2010 Highlights

Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere’s skywatching events with “Tonight’s Sky.” In November, the Leonid meteors light the night. The Andromeda Galaxy displays its arms and bright nucleus. And Saturn and Venus return to the eastern horizon. “Tonight’s Sky” is produced by, online home of the Hubble Space Telescope. This is a recurring show, and you can find more episodes — and other astronomy videos — at Read More إقرأ المزيد | Share it now!

A Runaway Star: Hubble’s Universe Unfiltered

An enormous star is on the lam, fleeing its home at a quarter of a million miles per hour. The star, 90 times as massive as the Sun, may have traveled 375 light years from its original locale, the giant star cluster R136 in the 30 Doradus Nebula. How did it get away? A Hubble astrophysicist explores the discovery in the ongoing series, “Hubble’s Universe Unfiltered.” ... Read More إقرأ المزيد | Share it now!