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Star-hop to the Coma star cluster

Long ago, the Coma star cluster represented the Lion’s tufted tail. Today, we know it as an open star cluster, whose stars were born together and are still loosely bound by gravity.

How to see bright Comet ATLAS

Recently discovered comet C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS) isn’t bright enough to see with the unaided eye … yet. But it’s getting brighter. Will it provide a good show or fizzle out? Click here to learn more.

Scientists don't know why Polaris is so weird

Humans have long relied on the starry sky to push into new frontiers, sail to the very edge of the world and find their way back home again. Even animals look to the stars to guide them on their epic…