This month's articleEdit
70 Ophiuchi system is a conjectured planetary system containing eight planets, four orbiting around component stars of the binary system. There are two terrestrial planets and six gas giants. They orbit between 0.29 to 3.22 AU and periods ranging from under two months to under seven years. There are no Jupiter-mass planets in this system as the most massive planet masses just 20 Earth masses. This system was claimed to have a planet around the primary star back in 1855.
This month's imageEdit
Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405, C31) is an emission/reflection nebula located in the constellation Auriga in the caelregio Araneus. The nebula surrounds the irregular variable star AE Aurigae. It measures 5 light-years across and located 1500 light-years away.