Subaru Telescope Observers Superflare Stars with Large Starspots
May 11, 2015
A team of astronomers has used the High Dispersion Spectrograph on the Subaru Telescope to conduct spectroscopic observations of Sun-like "superflare" stars first observed and cataloged by the Kepler Space Telescope. The investigations focused on the detailed properties of these stars and confirmed that Sun-like stars with large starspots can experience superflares...
Astronomers Find New Details about Star Formation in Ancient Galaxy Protoclusters
April 20, 2015
A team of astronomers tracked velocity structures and gaseous metallicities in galaxies in two protoclusters located in the direction of the constellation Serpens and concluded that they are in the process of cluster formation that has led to present-day galaxy clusters...