Remembering Harriet Katz

We have learned that long time member Harriet has pass peacefully in her home in September

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 2022

Posted on: 1 Dec 2022, 12:40 pm

Your evening planet highlights, including the disappearance of Mars, and the constellation Pegasus.

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.

FaviconHeaviest Element yet Detected in an Exoplanet Atmosphere (ESOcast 257 Light)

Posted on: 13 Oct 2022, 8:00 am

Using ESO’s Very Large Telescope, barium has been detected in the atmosphere of two exoplanets.


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 133: Spectroscopy with Hubble

Posted on: 16 Dec 2020, 4:00 am

CBS News Sunday Morning article Preserving the starry starry night


NASA Breaking News

A RSS news feed containing the latest NASA news articles and press releases.

FaviconNASA Sets Coverage of Orion’s Historic Moon Mission Return, Splashdown 2 Dec 2022, 4:07 pm

NASA will provide live coverage of the Artemis I uncrewed Orion spacecraft’s return flyby of the Moon on Monday, Dec. 5, as well as its return to Earth on Sunday, Dec. 11.

FaviconNASA Awards Environmental Compliance, Restoration Services Contract 1 Dec 2022, 3:47 pm

NASA has awarded the Architect-Engineer Services Contract for Environmental Compliance and Restoration Services to Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. of Dallas, to provide environmental compliance, monitoring, and remediation services at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) located in Ventura County, California.

NASA Image Of The Day

NASA Image of the Day

The latest NASA "Image of the Day" image.

FaviconHubble Spies Emission Nebula-Star Cluster Duo 2 Dec 2022, 8:00 am

This whole collection is NGC 1858, an open star cluster in the northwest region of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of our Milky Way that boasts an abundance of star-forming regions. NGC 1858 is estimated to be around 10 million years old.

FaviconOrion’s Moon Crater Close-up 1 Dec 2022, 12:11 pm

On the sixth day of the Artemis I mission, Nov. 21, 2022, the Orion spacecraft’s optical navigation camera captured black-and-white images of craters on the Moon below.

APOD for Today


Astronomy Picture of the Day

FaviconStereo Mars 

Mars looks sharp in these two rooftop telescope views captured in Mars looks sharp in these two rooftop telescope views captured in

FaviconMerging Galaxy Pair IIZw096 

Bright at infrared wavelengths, Bright at infrared wavelengths,

Astronomy News News Feed

Favicon Space 220 at Disney's Epcot serves up more space fact trading cards

Diners enjoying the fare on the Centauri space station can take home a souvenir that dips even further into the solar system. Space 220 gives out trading cards featuring space food and exploration.

Favicon Artemis 1 moon mission squeezing communications with James Webb Space Telescope

Two major NASA missions that have launched in the past year are revealing a communications weakness in space.

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

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