The nature of the mysterious jet nebula

Jets emerging from a planetary nebula, are a pair of orbiting each other stars, scientists say. The research team, led by astronomer Henri Boffin of the European Southern Observatory studied strange form of jets emitted by a planetary nebula Fleming 1, located in the southern constellation Centaurus. Despite their name, planetary nebulas have nothing to… Read more The nature of the mysterious jet nebula

Announced amazing shot nebula “Helmet Thor” and the stars of Wolf – Rayet

Italian astro photographer showed us amazingly successful new image of the nebula “Helmet Thor” stars, related to a class of Wolf – Rayet stars. Emission nebula “Helmet Thor” and is known under two other symbols: NGC 2359 and LBN 1041. It was opened by the famous English astronomer William Herschel, German-born (William Herschel) in winter,… Read more Announced amazing shot nebula “Helmet Thor” and the stars of Wolf – Rayet

Astronomy as ancient peoples

Mayans-Incas and Aztecs. The inscriptions found on monuments of Central America by archaeologists, we can deduce how some people in Mexico, for example the Maya, have joined such a degree of civilization and culture comparable to that of the Babylonians, the Assyrians and Egyptians. For these populations centro American astronomy was a science practiced particularly.… Read more Astronomy as ancient peoples