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HAWK-I image of the Sickle

The Mystery of the Sickle in the Carina Nebula

There’s a strange sickle-shaped object in the Carina Nebula. The authors of this paper used observations at several different wavelengths to investigate the nature of this intriguing nebula, leading to some interesting discoveries and even more questions.

Understanding the molecular outflow in NGC 1266

Title: Discovery of an AGN-Driven Molecular Outflow in the Local Early-Type Galaxy NGC 1266 Authors: Katherine Alatalo, Leo Blitz, Lisa M. Young, Timothy A. Davis, Martin Bureau, Laura A Lopez, Michele Cappellari, Nicholas Scott, Kristen L. Shapiro, Alison F. Crocker, Sergio Martin, Maxime Bois, et al. First author’s institution: University of California, Berkeley Today’s astrobite deals with an exciting but puzzling observation of a local galaxy, NGC […]

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