SKYWATCH: WATCH A SPACE STATION MARATHON, GETTING READY FOR JUNO’S JUPITER ARRIVAL, AND MORE

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Massive Galaxy Cluster Spotted in Early Universe

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Astronomers have discovered a vast collection of young galaxies in the early universe.

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How Dead Galaxies Stay Dead

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A galaxy in the midst of a merger isn’t forming stars, even though it could. Astronomers think the galaxy’s central black hole might be the reason why.

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Disk Around HR 8799 Hints at Hidden Fifth Planet

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A high-resolution ALMA image of HR 8799’s planetary disk suggests an undiscovered planet.

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Amateur Astro-imagers Get Ready for Juno

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Planetary scientists are counting on amateur observations to enhance the results from NASA’s forthcoming Juno mission.

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Dwarf Planet 2007 OR10: Big, Dark, and Slow

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A Kuiper Belt object discovered nearly a decade ago turns out to be much darker – and thus larger – than thought.

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OBSERVING HIGHLIGHTS

This Week’s Sky at a Glance, May 27 – June 4

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Watch the Saturn-Mars-Antares triangle change shape as the planets shift in the sky. With the last-quarter Moon rising late on Sunday, the skies are perfect for some deep-sky hunting.

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Watch an International Space Station Marathon

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The orbiting science laboratory begins a series of marathon passes this week that favor the northern hemisphere.

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There Be Monsters Here! How to Find the Biggest Star

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Antares and Betelgeuse may be colossal stars, but we take it to the next level of stellar monstrosity with a visit to UY Scuti, a star that makes our Sun seem no bigger than a pinpoint.

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COMMUNITY

Join S&T in Iceland This October

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Have you ever seen the aurora borealis? Here’s your chance!

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