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  1. Astronomers have long suspected that white dwarfs eat their planetary companions. Now, indirect observations show the process in action.

    The post How a White Dwarf Is Vaporizing Its Giant Planet appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  2. The near-Earth asteroid constantly shoots out rocks, leaving planetary scientists perplexed.

    The post Asteroid Bennu’s Activity Still a Mystery appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. In the first public release of data from NASA’s flagship heliophysics mission, scientists on the Parker Solar Probe team reveal surprises and mysteries from our host star.

    The post First Science Returns from NASA’s Parker Solar Probe appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  4. Shots of the Starlink satellite train crossing the heavens are dramatic — even shocking — but they’re also a bit misleading. The real problems that Starlink and other megaconstellation satellites pose are more insidious.

    The post The Starlink Situation appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  5. In April of this year, the Event Horizon Telescope captured the first detailed images of the shadow of a black hole. In a new study, a team of scientists has now explored what determines the size and shape of black hole shadows like this one.

    The post The Appearance of a Black Hole’s Shadow appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  6. A team of astronomers propose screening exoplanets by their temperatures to determine whether they host an atmosphere — and are worth following up.

    The post New Method May Expedite Search for Exoplanets with Atmospheres appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  7. Observations of a star have found it orbiting an unexpectedly massive black hole. If the discovery pans out, it would change our understanding of how massive stars die.

    The post Heavyweight Black Hole Find Mystifies Astronomers appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  8. New observations of a galactic crash site show that there are not just two but three supermassive black holes on the verge of union. Two of them are only 650 light-years apart, the closest pair known.

    The post Three Black Holes May Merge in Nearby Galaxy appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  9. The Alpha Monocerotids happened as predicted, even if not quite as we expected.

    The post Meteor Shower Was a Dud, But Showing Up Was Half the Fun appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  10. Astronomers have detected a long-sought signal from gamma-ray bursts — the highest-energy photons ever seen from these events.

    The post Astronomers See Extreme Photons from Collapsing Massive Stars appeared first on Sky & Telescope.