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M42 Orion Nebula Prime Focus Image by Deon Krige

This was a first attempt at a prime focus image…
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Fun in the Sun with the Solar System Model along the Cliff Path

In 2016, the Hermanus Astronomy Centre in partnership with the…
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‘Phoenix’ Aurora Spreads Its ‘Wings’ Over Abandoned Military Power Station in Russia

The majestic, bird-shaped aurora spreads its wings over a destroyed…
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Galaxy discovered by Hubble

Hubble fortuitously discovers a new galaxy in the cosmic neighbourhood

Compass Image of Bedin 1 in NGC 6752. Credit: NASA,…
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Eta Carina

Goodbye to a beauty in the night sky

A view of Eta Carinae by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope…
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Cosmic collisions: SOFIA unravels the mysterious formation of star clusters

Illustration of a star cluster forming from the collision of…
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Astronomers find pairs of black holes at the centres of merging galaxies

These images reveal the final stage of a union between…
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Astronomers witness David versus Goliath fight between galaxies

The research team developed this map that reveals the Magellanic…
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