The gorging was spotted on March 1, 2022, in a galaxy 300 million light years away.
The long-period comet designated C/2022 E3 (ZTF) is predicted to become bright enough to be seen by Northern Hemisphere skywatchers on February 1.
Bits of asteroid Bennu will parachute back to Earth from space later this year, on Sept. 24, 2023.
Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF)’s trajectory shows that it last flew by Earth roughly 50,000 years ago.
The federal government plans to develop a new regulatory framework for this emerging sector.
It is the largest such catalog ever produced from a single camera, “in terms of the number of objects observed,” according to researcher Andrew Saydjari.
The Moon takes centre stage this week — joining the Venus-Saturn conjunction, passing Neptune and Vesta, sharing a view with Jupiter and Juno, and shining close to Uranus.
TOI 700 e is nearly as big as Earth, likely rocky, and has a 28-day orbit around an M dwarf star located 100 light-years away in the constellation Dorado.
The planet’s doom is found in the same tidal forces responsible for the daily rise and fall of Earth’s oceans.
The study found that Jupiter’s temperatures rise and fall following definite periods that are outside the planet’s normal seasonal cycle.
Every week, SkyNews publishes a list of key events in the Canadian sky in This Week’s Sky.
McGill University and the Université de Montréal, both based in Québec, are among the beneficiaries of recent space grants — including in exoplanets.
Astronomers used IXPE to study the magnetar 4U 0142+61, which is 13,000 light years from Earth and located in the Cassiopeia constellation.