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

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NASA Whats Up for December

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 - December 2018

Posted on: 30 Nov 2018, 5:50 pm

High rates for the Geminid meteor shower, a visible comet, and a fond farewell.

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 187 Light: First Light for SPECULOOS

Posted on: 5 Dec 2018, 6:00 am

The SPECULOOS project has made its first observations at the European Southern Observatory’s Paranal Observatory in northern Chile. SPECULOOS will focus on detecting Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby ultra-cool stars and brown dwarfs.


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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Favicon40 Years Ago, Pioneers Encounter Venus 10 Dec 2018, 8:24 am

40 Years Ago, Pioneers Encounter Venus

FaviconGo Behind the Scenes of SOFIA, the World’s Largest Flying Telescope 7 Dec 2018, 3:46 pm

Go Behind the Scenes of SOFIA, the World’s Largest Flying Telescope

NASA Image Of The Day

NASA Image of the Day

The latest NASA "Image of the Day" image.

FaviconViewing the Approach of SpaceX's Dragon to the Space Station 10 Dec 2018, 11:10 am

International Space Station Commander Alexander Gerst viewed SpaceX’s Dragon cargo craft chasing the orbital laboratory on Dec. 8, 2018 and took a series of photos.

FaviconAstronaut Anne McClain's First Voyage to the Space Station 7 Dec 2018, 10:48 am

"Putting this journey into words will not be easy, but I will try. I am finally where I was born to be," said astronaut Anne McClain of her first voyage to space.

APOD for Today


Astronomy Picture of the Day

FaviconArp 188 and the Tadpole's Tail 

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FaviconSound and Light Captured by Mars InSight 

Your arm on Mars has unusual powers. Your arm on Mars has unusual powers.

Astronomy News

Space.com News Feed

Favicon Mars Rover Opportunity Team 'Still Holding onto a Sliver of Hope'

NASA's Opportunity Mars rover has been silent since June 10, a casualty of a mega-dust storm. But the robot's handlers haven't given up yet on Opportunity, which touched down on Mars in January 2004.

Favicon On This Day in Space! Dec. 11, 1972: Apollo 17 Astronauts Land on the Moon

On Dec. 11, 1972, Apollo 17 became the last mission to launch humans on the moon. See how it happened in our On This Day In Space video series!

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

Cosmic Perspective Radio Shows

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