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Chart of Nova Vul 1670

FOOLS THE EYE  The position of Nova Vul  (red circle) within the swan constellation was charted in the journal Philosophical Transactions in 1670.

Asteroid Redirect Mission

A future spacecraft will abscond with a boulder from an asteroid, illustrated here, and return it to lunar orbit where it will await a human rendezvous, NASA announced March 25.

Maelstrom of Gas

POSSIBLE PLANET NURSERY  A turbulent maelstrom of gas, seen in this radio image from the Very Large Array, swirls around the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way. In those swirls, astronomers think they have found budding solar systems.

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