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New research suggests the interstellar interlopers may indicate the presence of a vast number of as yet undetected giant exoplanets.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Enjoy the start of astronomical autumn with black holes, a comet, star clusters and other stunning images.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Image set in space with watery, bluish planet in foreground and faint star in background.

Planet K2-18b is about twice as wide as Earth and located about 110 light-years away.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Take a tour through the lenses of space telescopes.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Appreciate anniversaries marked by moonwalks and stellar fireworks this month

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Using a simple film camera, astronomer Bill Livingston photographed satellites that hover above the equator.

Rodrigo Pérez Ortega, Contributor

Gaze upon halos of light, streams of interstellar gas, and nearby Earthlike planets this month.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Peer into the past and predict the future with the stars this month.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Spring has sprung: Interstellar edition.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

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