Supermassive black holes are difficult to observe and measure, yet they have profound effects on their host galaxies. Read up on the latest black hole discoveries presented at the Washington D.C. meeting of the American Astronomical Society. The post 60-Second Astro News: Black Holes Galore appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
Results from the first data release of the Dark Energy Survey include eleven new stellar streams in the Milky Way galaxy. The post Dark Energy Survey Releases First Three Years of Data appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
Mira, one of the easiest-to-observe pulsating variable stars, reaches peak brightness this month. Don't be shy, come look her in the eye. The post Mira Makes January Nights “Wonderful” appeared first on Sky & Telescope.