Astronomy @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/astronomy Interested in learning about the wonders beyond the Earth's atmosphere? The astronomy site aims to furnish you with the information you need, whether it be the mysterious properties of black holes or the origins of the universe itself. en-us Copyright 2019 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:17:19 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Astronomy @ BellaOnline http://astronomy.bellaonline.com Boötes - the Herdsman http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art19551.asp This ancient constellation contains black holes as massive as a billion Suns, extrasolar planets and has acquired a meteor shower from an extinct neighbor. Its brightest star, a red giant 25 times the diameter of the Sun, is a sign that spring is here. Sat, 16 Mar 2019 15:00:00 EST Arcturus - the Bear Guardian http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art306034.asp Arcturus is the brightest star in the constellation Boötes (the Herdsman) and the fourth brightest in the entire sky. It's been prominent in the skylore of many cultures for thousands of years, opened a World Fair, and may have been born in another galaxy. Sun, 10 Mar 2019 09:30:35 EST Five Astronomical Non-Events of 2018 http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art305980.asp Every year has its astronomical events – and its non-events. A non-event may be science that needs more evidence. However it's usually something for which the only “evidence” is in the mind of its creator. Here are five from 2018. Tue, 12 Feb 2019 18:30:29 EST