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 2016 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 23:36:02 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Astronomy @ BellaOnline http://astronomy.bellaonline.com Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art303393.asp The Sun as you've never before seen it. A twilight aurora, lunar landscapes, and galaxies far far away. There's all that and more in the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:15:41 EST M1 Crab Nebula http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art303369.asp Messier's catalog of nebulous objects begins with M1 the Crab Nebula. In 18th-century telescopes it was just a fuzzy patch, yet imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope, it's fascinating and intricate. But what is it? Why is it called the Crab Nebula? And what amazing secret does it hide? Sat, 17 Sep 2016 18:00:38 EST Makemake http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art303347.asp Easter Island and a distant dwarf planet what do they have in common? The answer is Makemake the creator god in the Rapa Nui mythology of Easter Island. How did his name come to be given to a small frozen body seven billion kilometers (four billion miles) from the Sun? Sat, 10 Sep 2016 16:30:44 EST