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 2018 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:19:32 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Astronomy @ BellaOnline http://astronomy.bellaonline.com Born between Halloween and the Solstice Quiz http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art305798.asp Here are 30 people who made contributions to astronomy and space. Ten of them were also born between Halloween and the Winter Solstice. Can you match them to their birthdays? Sat, 8 Dec 2018 19:40:17 EST Haumea the Ringed Dwarf Planet http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art305768.asp Haumea is a dwarf planet in the Kuiper Belt, a region of icy bodies beyond the orbit of Neptune. It's a bizarre little object whose discovery was controversial, has the shortest day of any known large body, and is one of family of objects produced by a massive collision in the early Solar System. Thu, 29 Nov 2018 13:15:00 EST Lagoon Nebula (M8) http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art305734.asp Barely visible to the unaided eye, Messier 8 (M8) the Lagoon Nebula lies about five thousand light years away in the constellation Sagittarius. It's over a hundred light years across, an enormous turbulent stellar nursery. Sun, 11 Nov 2018 07:00:00 EST