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CSP Highlights

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

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2017 Eclipse schedule (click the image to download)

NASA Whats Up for November

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 2017

Posted on: 28 Sep 2017, 12:25 pm

What's Up for October? International Observe the Moon Night, planet and moon pairups, and a meteor shower!

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 138 Light: VLT Discovers First Interstellar Asteroid is like Nothing Seen Before (4K UHD)

Posted on: 20 Nov 2017, 11:00 am

For the first time ever astronomers have studied an asteroid that has entered the Solar System from interstellar space. Observations from ESO’s Very Large Telescope in Chile and other observatories around the world show that this unique object was travelling through space for millions of years before its chance encounter with our star system. It appears to be a dark, reddish, highly-elongated rocky or high-metal-content object.


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 103: Hubble observes source of gravitational waves for the first time

Posted on: 16 Oct 2017, 10:00 am

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have observed a visible counterpart to gravitational waves for the first time: a kilonova from merging neutron stars.

CBS New Sunday Morning article Preserving the starry starry night


NASA Ames Research Center - News and Features

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FaviconNASA Is Sending E. coli to Space for Astronaut Health 21 Nov 2017, 5:00 am

Ever wonder what would happen if you got sick in space? NASA has sent bacteria samples into low-Earth orbit to help find out.

FaviconOur Living Planet Shapes the Search for Life Beyond Earth 15 Nov 2017, 2:04 pm

The knowledge and tools NASA has developed to study life on Earth will be a great asset to the study of planets beyond our solar system.

NASA Image Of The Day

NASA Image of the Day

The latest NASA "Image of the Day" image.

FaviconStar Wanders Too Close to a Black Hole 24 Nov 2017, 11:07 am

This artist's rendering shows the tidal disruption event named ASASSN-14li, where a star wandering too close to a 3-million-solar-mass black hole was torn apart. The debris gathered into an accretion disk around the black hole.

FaviconThe Beauty of Ice 22 Nov 2017, 10:42 am

Ice can be stunningly beautiful and also quite varied in its appearance.

APOD for Today


Astronomy Picture of the Day

FaviconCrossing Horizons 

Follow this vertical panoramic view from horizon to horizon and Follow this vertical panoramic view from horizon to horizon and

FaviconApollo 17 at Shorty Crater 

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Astronomy News

Space.com News Feed

Favicon The Best Black Friday 2017 Deals for Space Fans

It's Black Friday, space fans, so here's a round-up of the best deals online for out-of-this-world telescopes, toys and more.

Favicon Black Friday Kindle Deals: Space and Astronomy Books

Check out these great space titles that are heavily discounted on Amazon.com today (Nov. 24), as part of the site's major Black Friday sale.

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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