The discovery was published in the last edition of the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. In the article the scientists quantify the radiation captured by the clouds that surround the Black Holes while they feed.
In the constellation of Orion, approximately 640 light years from our planet, the scientists from Cerro Paranal Observatory in Atacama managed to capture the first image of the red supergiant star called Betelgeuse.
In 1852 the Chilean National Astronomical Observatory (OAN) was created, merely 34 years after the declaration of independence from the Spanish monarchy. The first building and set of astronomical instruments owned by the OAN were purchased from a US Navy scientific expedition that collected data to measure the distance to the Sun in collaboration with […]