Highlights

Creation date: 31.01.2017,   Archive date: 31.01.2017
PF120916 Piecki fireball and Reszel meteorite fall

On September 12, 2016, at 21:44:07 UT, a -9.2 mag fireball appeared over ... more »

Creation date: 26.01.2017,   Archive date: 26.01.2017
Spiral galaxies in the Virgo cluster

Spiral galaxies are the most common and well-studied type of galaxies in the Universe. In spite ... more »

Creation date: 23.01.2017,   Archive date: 23.01.2017
Bright Taurid fireballs

The Polish Fireball Network (PFN) has observed enhanced activity of Southern Taurid meteor shower in 2005 ... more »

Creation date: 16.12.2016,   Archive date: 16.12.2016
BRITE-Constellation: First Scientific Results


BRIght Target Explorer (BRITE) Constellation is the first nanosatellite mission applied to astrophysicalresearch. The BRITE ... more »

Creation date: 28.11.2016,   Archive date: 28.11.2016
The structure of Andromeda II


The Andromeda II dwarf galaxy is a companion of M31, one of a few tens of ... more »

Creation date: 17.11.2016,   Archive date: 17.11.2016
Blazar sequence revealed in optical polarization

Black holes in active galaxies not only swallow matter, but they can also spurt it with ... more »

Creation date: 30.08.2016,   Archive date: 30.08.2016
1.5 m robotic telescope for Space Situational Awarness system

Polish Ministry of Development has supported project lead by Maciej Konacki of N. Copernicus Center in ... more »

Creation date: 16.06.2016,   Archive date: 16.06.2016
GRAVITATIONAL WAVES DETECTED FROM SECOND PAIR OF COLLIDING BLACK HOLES

The LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo collaboration identify a second gravitational wave event in the ... more »

Creation date: 12.05.2016,   Archive date: 12.05.2016
Astronomical Observatory Ultraviolet Satellite - UVSat

UVSat is a scientific astronomical observatory mini-satellite carrying a telescopes observing in the ultraviolet (200-300nm,UV ... more »

Creation date: 05.04.2016,   Archive date: 05.04.2016
The slimming effect of advection on black-hole accretion flows


The discovery of ultraluminous X-ray sources (ULX) and the growing evidence that they contain compact objects ... more »

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