AAS Nova Research Highlights

Exploring a Cluster’s Stragglers

Why are some cluster stars unusually bright and blue? A closer look at the Collinder 261 open cluster sheds some light on these straggling members.

Compton-Thick or Thin? Classifying NGC 5347

Astrobites reports on the properties of one active galaxy's nucleus — which could help solve a long-standing mystery about X-rays in our universe.

Featured Image: Playing Harps in the Radio Sky

Look closely at this radio image and you might see why scientists have named this phenomenon a radio “harp”.

Gravitational Waves After Galaxy Collisions

Collisions of tiny galaxies may be responsible for forming the black-hole binaries that we've recently seen merge.

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