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  1. The Zwicky Transient Facility has taken its first image, covering an area equivalent to 247 full Moons in a single shot. This beginning is part of an ongoing sea change in astronomy.

    The post Sky-sweeping Telescope Sees First Light appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  2. LIGO has detected another black hole merger, raising the tally to five.

    The post LIGO Sees Smallest Black Hole Binary Yet appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. A suborbital launch from Wallops Flight Facility tested a critical piece of landing hardware for the Mars 2020 rover.

    The post NASA Completes Parachute Test for Mars 2020 Rover appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  4. Astronomers have discovered a potentially rocky planet around a red dwarf star just 11 light-years away.

    The post Planet Orbits Quiet Star 11 Light-years Away appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  5. The arrival of an object from beyond the solar system caught astronomers by surprise — but that doesn't mean that they were unprepared to study it.

    The post Update on `Oumuamua, Our First Interstellar Object appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  6. Early next year, an international team will track the uncontrolled atmospheric reentry of Tiangong 1, China's first prototype space station.

    The post China’s Tiangong 1 Space Station to Burn Up appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  7. Observations of a stellar explosion that refused to fade away have astronomers scratching their heads. What created the blast — and could it explain massive black holes?

    The post The Star That Wouldn’t Die appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  8. Venus bids farewell at dawn, but not before a close encounter with returning Jupiter.

    The post An Exquisite Venus–Jupiter Conjunction appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  9. By watching a star’s disappearance, astronomers learned about the state of the ultrathin atmosphere of Triton, Neptune's largest moon.

    The post Results from October’s Triton Cover-Up appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  10. Two telescopes — one on the ground and one in space — watched a black hole’s jet turn on, enabling astronomers to probe its origin.

    The post Astronomers Decode a Black Hole Jet appeared first on Sky & Telescope.