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

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2017 Eclipse schedule (click the image to download)

NASA Whats Up for September

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 - September 2017

Posted on: 31 Aug 2017, 12:53 pm

Set your sights beyond the solar system and take a late summertime road trip along the Milky Way!

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 127 Light: Ageing Star Blows Off Smoky Bubble

Posted on: 20 Sep 2017, 6:00 am


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 Ames Research Center - News and Features

Ames News RSS

FaviconFrom Silicon Valley to Saturn, Cassini’s Grand Finale is Only a Beginning 15 Sep 2017, 6:34 am

On September 15, a month before the twentieth anniversary of its launch on October 15, 1997, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn’s atmosphere in the conclusion of 13 years of exploration of Saturn, its rings and moons.

FaviconNASA Selects Economic Research Studies to Examine Investments in Space 13 Sep 2017, 10:00 am

NASA Selects Economic Research Studies to Examine Investments in Space

NASA Image Of The Day

NASA Image of the Day

The latest NASA "Image of the Day" image.

FaviconSoaring Over Jupiter 22 Sep 2017, 8:12 am

This striking image of Jupiter was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft as it performed its eighth flyby of the gas giant planet.

FaviconX-plane Preliminary Design Model Tests Quiet Supersonic Technology 21 Sep 2017, 11:11 am

Test Engineer Samantha O’Flaherty finalizes the set-up of the Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) Preliminary Design Model inside the 14- by- 22 Foot Subsonic Tunnel at NASA Langley Research Center. The QueSST Preliminary Design is the initial design stage of NASA’s planned Low-Boom Flight Demonstration experimental airplane, or X-plane.

APOD for Today


Astronomy Picture of the Day

FaviconMassive Shell Expelling Star G79 29 0 46 

Stars this volatile are quite rare. Stars this volatile are quite rare.

FaviconHow to Identify that Light in the Sky 

What is that light in the sky? What is that light in the sky?

Astronomy News

Space.com News Feed

Favicon How NASA Satellites Are Helping to Halt Malaria Outbreaks

In a few years, NASA's Earth-observing satellites will be tracking the forces that create malaria outbreaks, and their data will help local communities make big strides at warding off the deadly disease.

Favicon Seeing Lyra's Coffee and a Donut, and More, Using Sky-Charting Apps

We'll tell you how to use your favorite sky-charting app to see the treats in the constellation Lyra's "coffee shop"!

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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