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ESO Views Star Forming Cloud RCW 34

This newly released image from the European Southern Observatory shows the young star-forming region RCW 34. In the brightest region of this glowing nebula called…



New Cassini View of Rhea’s Horizon

This newly released Cassini image shows the surface of Saturn’s moon Rhea. Gazing off toward the horizon is thought-provoking no matter what body’s horizon it…









New ESO Image of the Medusa Nebula

This newly released image from the European Southern Observatory is the most detailed image ever taken of the Medusa Nebula. Astronomers using ESO’s Very Large…



Evidence of a New Type of Star Cluster

Using data from ESO’s Very Large Telescope, astronomers have discovered a new class of “dark” globular star clusters around Centaurus A. These star clusters contain…


Cassini Views Saturn’s Moon Janus

This image from the Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn’s moon Janus at a distance of approximately 2.5 million kilometers. Although Janus should be the least lonely…