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ASNH Events (stargazing, meetings, public events) for October

ASNH Events

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NASA Whats Up for October

NASACast: What's Up? Video Podcasts

What's Up? -- A monthly video that gives tips for where you can find the moon, planets and stars in the night sky. Also includes amateur astronomy news and updates on NASA missions.

FaviconWhat's Up - October 2018

Posted on: 1 Oct 2018, 6:16 pm

Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night with your local astronomy club.

ESO European Southern Observatory ESOcast

ESOcast SD

ESOcast is a video podcast series dedicated to bringing you the latest news and research from ESO, the European Southern Observatory. Here we explore the Universe's ultimate frontier with our host Doctor J, a.k.a. Dr. Joe Liske.

FaviconESOcast 178 Light: A Universe Aglow (4K UHD)

Posted on: 1 Oct 2018, 11:00 am

Deep observations made with the MUSE spectrograph on ESO’s Very Large Telescope have uncovered vast cosmic reservoirs of atomic hydrogen surrounding distant galaxies. The exquisite sensitivity of MUSE allowed for direct observations of dim clouds of hydrogen glowing with Lyman-alpha emission in the early Universe -- revealing that almost the whole night sky is invisibly aglow.


Hubblecast HD

The latest news about astronomy, space and the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope presented in High Definition is only for devices that play High Definition video (not iPhone or iPod). To watch the Hubblecast on your iPod and/or iPhone, please download the Standard Definition version also available on iTunes.

FaviconHubblecast 113: Nancy Roman — The mother of Hubble

Posted on: 8 Oct 2018, 10:00 am

CBS New Sunday Morning article Preserving the starry starry night


NASA Ames Research Center - News and Features

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FaviconMagnetic Fields May Be the Key to Black Hole Activity 16 Oct 2018, 9:00 am

Researchers using NASA’s SOFIA airborne telescope have found that magnetic fields are trapping the material that feeds the supermassive black hole in the galaxy Cygnus A.

Favicon‘Pulsar in a Box’ Reveals Surprising Picture of a Neutron Star’s Surroundings 10 Oct 2018, 10:00 am

Scientists studying what amounts to a computer-simulated 'pulsar in a box' are uncovering particle behaviors that may help explain how neutron stars emit gamma-ray and radio pulses with ultraprecise timing.

NASA Image Of The Day

NASA Image of the Day

The latest NASA "Image of the Day" image.

FaviconUncrewed Japanese Vehicle Delivers Supplies to the Space Station 16 Oct 2018, 12:36 pm

Viewed from a window inside the cupola, the International Space Station's "window to the world," is the Japanese Exploration Agency's H-II Transfer Vehicle-7.

FaviconEllen Ochoa at Work on the Shuttle 15 Oct 2018, 11:27 am

During National Hispanic Heritage Month, we're celebrating the achievements of astronaut Ellen Ochoa and other Hispanic astronauts and professionals at NASA. Floating upside down and reading a checklist may not be how most of us perform the day's work, but it was for Ochoa on Space Shuttle Discovery's STS-96 mission.

APOD for Today


Astronomy Picture of the Day

FaviconJupiter in Ultraviolet from Hubble 

Jupiter looks a bit different in ultraviolet light. Jupiter looks a bit different in ultraviolet light.

FaviconM16: In and Around the Eagle Nebula 

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Astronomy News

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Favicon 'The Winning Side' Shines a Harsh Spotlight on the High Price of Winning in Space

The show opens precisely when you would expect it to, on July 16, 1969, as a rocket carrying three American men lifts off into history.

Favicon William Shatner Helps Rocket Lab Unveil New Manufacturing Facility

Rocket Lab just unveiled a huge new facility in New Zealand designed to enable fast mass production of the company's Electron booster. And William Shatner was on hand to lend some more excitement to the proceedings.

Faces of the Moon A new book by ASNH member Bob Crelin Click the book below for information on the book

There Once Was A Sky Full Of Stars A new book by ASNH member Bob Crelin Click the book below for information on the book

The 100 Best Targets for Astrophotography A new book by ASNH member Ruben Kier Click the book below for a review from Springer.com

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