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NASA Whats Up for January

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 - January 2017

Posted on: 30 Dec 2016, 3:59 pm

Meteors from a demoted constellation, Venus high, comet 45P low and the best of Vesta.

ESO European Southern Observatory ESOcast

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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 93 Light: Kick-off for Mirrors and Sensors for Biggest Eye on the Sky

Posted on: 18 Jan 2017, 10:00 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 97: Hubble, exoplanets and the hunt for life

Posted on: 15 Dec 2016, 9:00 am

Since astronomers discovered that the stars in the sky are other suns, humanity has wondered if they are also orbited by planets and if those planets host alien life. Since the discovery of the first exoplanet only 25 years ago Hubble is among the many instruments trying to answer these questions. This new Hubblecast tells the story of what we know so far and what we can hope for in the future.

CBS New Sunday Morning article Preserving the starry starry night


NASA Ames Research Center - News and Features

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FaviconDon’t Judge an Asteroid by its Cover: Mid-infrared Data from SOFIA Shows Ceres’ True Composition 19 Jan 2017, 10:20 am

Scientists discover that a surface layer of dry interplanetary dust partially masks the water-rich interior of dwarf planet Ceres.

FaviconA Master Plan to Become an Astronaut 17 Jan 2017, 2:37 pm

Shrikant Pandya was born and raised in a small town in western India, and attended elementary school in Florida. In third grade, his class went on a field trip to a shipbuilding dock, and he decided then and there to be an engineer. His parents told him later that airplanes and rockets were his real passion at that age.

NASA Image Of The Day

NASA Image of the Day

The latest NASA "Image of the Day" image.

FaviconDaphnis Up Close 19 Jan 2017, 8:20 am

The wavemaker moon, Daphnis, is featured in this view, taken as NASA's Cassini spacecraft made one of its ring-grazing passes over the outer edges of Saturn's rings on Jan. 16, 2017.

FaviconPossible Signs of Ancient Drying in Martian Rock 18 Jan 2017, 9:30 am

A grid of small polygons on the Martian rock surface near the right edge of this view may have originated as cracks in drying mud more than 3 billion years ago.

APOD for Today


Astronomy Picture of the Day

FaviconLayer Cake Sunset 

On January 18 a tantalizing sunset was captured in this snapshot. On January 18 a tantalizing sunset was captured in this snapshot.

FaviconThe Elephant's Trunk Nebula in Cepheus 

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Astronomy News

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Favicon Air Force to Launch Missile-Warning Satellite Friday: Watch It Live

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket will launch the SBIRS Geo-3 missile-detection satellite for the U.S. military Friday (Jan. 20) at 7:42 p.m. EST (0042 GMT on Jan. 21). Here's how to watch it live.

Favicon Pluto 'Landing' In Color Created From New Horizons' Imagery | Video

Over 100 images from NASA New Horizons mission, which flew within 7,800 miles (12,500 km) of the icy dwarf, were used to simulate the descent seen here.

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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