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Centaurus, the Centaur

Featured Images

False-color image of the Boomerang Nebula, which is being created by a dying star

Cold Death June 7, 2017

Swirling Galaxy December 3, 2016

A rare yellow hypergiant star in Centaurus

Jolly Yellow Giant March 13, 2014

Combined X-ray, optical, and radio view of the galaxy Centaurus A

Busy Galaxy April 29, 2012

IC 2944, a stellar nursery in the constellation Centaurus

Seeing Red September 22, 2011

Radio Programs

Menkent An over-represented class of stars June 1, 2017

The Llama The sparkling eyes of the llama May 25, 2016

Menkent The nearby shoulder of a centaur June 8, 2014

The Llama The sparkling eyes of the llama May 25, 2012

Centaurus A A galaxy with a loud voice April 28, 2012