Binary star bash-up should add new light to Northern Cross in 2022 - The Register

Pics and video The stars of the Northern Cross – one of the most recognisable features in the night sky that has been used as a marker for the seasons for thousands of years – should be getting a bright new addition. binary star. KIC 9832227 is a ...

Stellar explosion visible to the naked eye could happen in 2022 - RedOrbit

Calvin College professor Larry Molnar has made a bold prediction, and if he and his colleagues are right, in the year 2022 people standing on Earth will be able to see two stars collide with the only the naked eye, due to the extreme short-lived ...

A 'One In A Million' Star Explosion Is Coming To Light The Sky So Save The Date - Elite Daily

A star explosion has long been the stuff of dreams for astronomers and people obsessed with that big, black blanket above our sky. But it's a dream no more if Larry Molnar — whose space game is so strong — is right about his prediction. The astronomy ...

Two stars will collide in 2022 in an event that'll be visible to the naked eye, astronomers predict - TechSpot

A group of scientists and students led by Calvin College professor Larry Molnar are predicting a massive celestial event that, if accurate, will be visible to the naked eye around 2020, give or take a year. Molnar, who presented the prediction during a ...

A pair of merging stars may create a bright light in the night sky in 2022 - Mashable

In five years, people looking up at the night sky might see something very special. If one prediction is correct, in 2022 (give or take a year), two stars merging and exploding 1,800 light-years from Earth will become an incredibly bright light in the ...

Astronomers: Two stars will collide in 2022 — and the explosion will be spectacular - Digital Trends

Two stars will collide around 2022, according to the observations of Calvin College astronomers, and the subsequent light will increase 1o,000 times to be one of the brightest in the night sky. The merging binary star known as KIC 9832227 will be ...

Rare prediction: Star collision will be visible with the naked eye in 2022 - ZME Science

Some scientists have made an unprecedented prediction, claiming that a pair of stars in the constellation Cygnus will collide approximately in 2022, creating an explosion so bright it will be visible to the naked eye. The stars expected to merge are ...