Asteroid passes by Earth

By Amanda Shore An asteroid that was spotted by Australian astronomers passed by Earth tonight and missed our planet by 5.3 million kilometers and away from the moon’s orbit. We were never in danger of being hit. The asteroid could be seen with a telescope from Australia. Since there aren’t any clear images of the […]

Galaxies collide or align?

By Amanda Shore The Hubble Telescope captured a phenomenal image of what appears to be two galaxies colliding. This turns out not to be the case. The two galaxies, called NGC 3314, are actually aligning about tens of millions of light-years apart from one another and 140 million light-years from Earth. Concern arose that the […]