Comet McNaught at sunset in 2007. | ESO

Bored With Astronomy? These 5 Projects Are For YOU

Are you bored with astronomy? Have you seen the planets a million times over or had enough of looking at the same old stars? Well sit up, pay attention, these tips are for you.

Published On 07/29/2013
3:48 PM EDT
Variable star V838 Monocerotis as imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope. | NASA/ESA
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) observations of Mars' global dust storm of 2001. | NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems
Hubble Space Telescope image of supernova 1994D in galaxy NGC 4526. | NASA/ESA
Merging X-ray data (blue) from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory with microwave (orange) and visible images reveals the jets and radio-emitting lobes emanating from Centaurus A's central black hole. | ESO/WFI (visible); MPIfR/ESO/APEX/A.Weiss et al. (microwave); NASA/CXC/CfA/R.Kraft et al. (X-ray)