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

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2017 Eclipse schedule (click the image to download)

NASA Whats Up for July

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 - July 2017

Posted on: 30 Jun 2017, 4:48 pm


Prepare for the August total solar eclipse by observing the moon phases this month. Plus, two meteor showers peak at the end of July.





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 118 Light: A Tale of Three Stellar Cities (4K UHD)

Posted on: 27 Jul 2017, 6:00 am


Surprise: astronomers have found what look like three different generations of baby stars​ within the Orion Nebula Cluster.





Hubblecast

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 101: Our Place in Space

Posted on: 28 Jun 2017, 9:00 am






CBS New Sunday Morning article Preserving the starry starry night

NASA News

NASA Ames Research Center - News and Features

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FaviconEclipse Balloons to Study Effect of Mars-Like Environment on Life 27 Jul 2017, 10:24 am

Steps forward in the search for life beyond Earth can be as simple as sending a balloon into the sky.

FaviconThe Dark Side of the Crater: How Light Looks Different on the Moon and What NASA Is Doing About It 26 Jul 2017, 10:00 am

Things look different on the Moon. Literally. Because the Moon isn't big enough to hold a significant atmosphere, there is no air and there are no particles in the air to reflect and scatter sunlight. On Earth, shadows in otherwise bright environments are dimly lit with indirect light from these tiny reflections.

NASA Image Of The Day

NASA Image of the Day

The latest NASA "Image of the Day" image.

FaviconHaze on the Horizon 27 Jul 2017, 8:10 am

This false-color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazes toward the rings beyond Saturn's sunlit horizon.

FaviconExpedition 52 Soyuz Rollout 26 Jul 2017, 11:42 am

The Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft is seen as it is raised into a vertical position on the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. The Expedition 52 crew is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz on Friday, July 28, at 11:41 a.m. EDT (9:41 p.m. Baikonur time).

APOD for Today

APOD

Astronomy Picture of the Day

FaviconNoodle Mosaic of Saturn 

On April 26 the Cassini spacecraft swooped toward Saturn on On April 26 the Cassini spacecraft swooped toward Saturn on


FaviconA Sagittarius Triplet 

These three bright nebulae are often featured on telescopic tours of the These three bright nebulae are often featured on telescopic tours of the


Astronomy News

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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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