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The Most Beautiful Celestial Diamond Ring I Have Ever Seen

The remnant of an ageing star and a strikingly bright newcomer form this amazing cosmic engagement jewellery, brought to you by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) today.


A Stunning Picture Of The Very Large Telescope (Oh, And The Milky Way)

This stunning fisheye photograph shows the towering wonder of the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope — plus, you know, some galaxy called the Milky Way in the background, too.


Astronomers Found A Minor Planet With A Ring System Like Saturn's

For the first time ever, astronomers have identified a small planet with a ring system. They previously thought that such a phenomenon could only happen on large planets like Saturn and Jupiter. But this special space rock, known as 10199 Chariklo, is a small planet called a Centaur.