HarvardSmithsonian Center for Astrophysics

HarvardSmithsonian Center for Astrophysics

HarvardSmithsonian Center for Astrophysics

  • Jan 6 at 9:44 PM
    Harvard undergraduate Eden Girma, working with advisor James Guillochon, found that the closest cosmic "spitball" could be just 600 light-years away!
  • Dec 23 at 3:08 PM
    This beautiful photo of the Orion Nebula was taken Dec. 18th with the MMT Telescope outside of Tucson, Ariz. Happy holidays from all of us at the Center for Astrophysics!
  • Aug 27 at 9:12 PM
    Tonight's the night! Just after sunset, look for the conjunction (technically "appulse") of Venus & Jupiter low in the west. Image courtesy Sky & Telescope.
  • Aug 23 at 3:18 PM
    Tonight and tomorrow, if you step outside ~45 minutes after sunset and look to the south-southwest, you can see Saturn, Mars, and Antares form a line in the sky. Note the reddish hue of the last two. Antares means "equal-to-Ares" or "equal-to-Mars." Image courtesy Sky & Telescope.

Jan 6, 9:44 PM

Harvard undergraduate Eden Girma, working with advisor James Guillochon, found that the closest cosmic "spitball" could be just 600 light-years away!

Dec 23, 3:08 PM

This beautiful photo of the Orion Nebula was taken Dec. 18th with the MMT Telescope outside of Tucson, Ariz. Happy holidays from all of us at the Center for Astrophysics!

Aug 27, 9:12 PM

Tonight's the night! Just after sunset, look for the conjunction (technically "appulse") of Venus & Jupiter low in the west. Image courtesy Sky & Telescope.

Aug 23, 3:18 PM

Tonight and tomorrow, if you step outside ~45 minutes after sunset and look to the south-southwest, you can see Saturn, Mars, and Antares form a line in the sky. Note the reddish hue of the last two. Antares means "equal-to-Ares" or "equal-to-Mars." Image courtesy Sky & Telescope.