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

ASNH Events

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2017 Eclipse schedule (click the image to download)

NASA Whats Up for October

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 133: ESO Telescopes Observe First Light from Gravitational Wave Source

Posted on: 16 Oct 2017, 10:00 am


Astronomers using a fleet of ESO telescopes have observed a visible counterpart to gravitational waves for the first time: a kilonova from merging neutron stars.





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 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 News

NASA Ames Research Center - News and Features

Ames News RSS

FaviconThe Scientific Quest to Explain Kepler’s Most Enigmatic Find 4 Oct 2017, 3:32 pm

Some 1,500 light years from Earth, a mystery of stellar proportions is playing out. The world has the chance to watch, as the scientific process and the mystery continue to unfold.

FaviconGlobal Airborne Mission to Make Ozone Hole Detour 29 Sep 2017, 11:00 am

NASA's Atmospheric Tomography (ATom) mission, an airborne field campaign to study atmospheric gases and pollution worldwide drops by the Ozone hole on its third deployment.

NASA Image Of The Day

NASA Image of the Day

The latest NASA "Image of the Day" image.

FaviconPuerto Rico From the Space Station 17 Oct 2017, 11:25 am

NASA astronaut Joe Acaba photographed Puerto Rico from the cupola of the International Space Station on Oct. 12, 2017. Sharing the image with his followers on social media, he wrote, "Finally a chance to see the beautiful island of Puerto Rico from @Space_Station. Continued thoughts throughout the recovery process."

FaviconWhen (Neutron) Stars Collide 16 Oct 2017, 2:10 pm

This illustration shows the hot, dense, expanding cloud of debris stripped from neutron stars just before they collided.

APOD for Today

APOD

Astronomy Picture of the Day

FaviconHaumea of the Outer Solar System 

One of the strangest objects in the outer Solar System has recently been found to have a ring. One of the strangest objects in the outer Solar System has recently been found to have a ring.


FaviconGW170817: A Spectacular Multiradiation 

Both gravitational and electromagnetic radiations have been detected in Both gravitational and electromagnetic radiations have been detected in


Astronomy News

Space.com News Feed

Favicon Coat of Arms for Canada's New Governor General Nods to Her Astronaut Past

As a Canadian astronaut, Julie Payette used mission patches to represent her spaceflight experiences and personal journey. Now, as Canada's new Governor General, she has a new symbol of her achievements — her coat of arms.

Favicon How Gravitational Waves Led Astronomers to Neutron Star Gold

The origin of the universe's heaviest elements has mystified scientists, but after Monday's (Oct. 16) historic announcement of the detection of gravitational waves produced by two colliding neutron stars, astronomers have struck gold — literally.

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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