Have we caught a glimpse of some of the earliest black holes in the universe, and what does it mean for our understanding of the early universe?
In the era of extremely large telescopes, let’s take look at the opposite end: the extremely little telescopes. KELT, or the Kilodegree Extremely Little Telescope, is one of them.
So you went observing, and you got a time series of images for precise photometry and you want to plot a light curve. Now what? Where do you start? Right here, with AstroImageJ.
How can we find other pale blue dots? Today’s paper studies what could be the most time-effective way to search for Earth-like exoplanets, just by looking at their colors.
If you didn’t know already, asteroseismology is awesome. Read on to hear why…
How can the colors of objects tell you how far away they are? The subject of this month’s undergrad research post tells us about his work determining the colors of quasars.