Day: July 20, 2017

proxima centauri

Astrosat, Chandra, Hubble Space Telescope detect massive explosion on Proxima Centauri

A massive coronal explosion on Proxima Centauri has been detected simultaneously by three space-based observatories Astrosat, Chandra, Hubble Space Telescope and a ground-based observatory HARPS. The explosion was detected on May 31 during a planned joint multi-wavelength simultaneous observational campaign by these observatories studying the ‘Proxima Centauri’ group of stars which hosts an Earth-like habitable