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There are 145 days left until CSP 27
September 22 - 24, 2017
Registration starts on 07-13-2017

CSP Highlights

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

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2017 Eclipse schedule (click the image to download)

NASA Whats Up for April

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 - March 2017

Posted on: 1 Mar 2017, 12:24 pm

What's Up - March 2017

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 104: Data2Dome: From the Universe to You

Posted on: 27 Apr 2017, 6:00 am

ESO has teamed up with Evans & Sutherland and the International Planetarium Society and others from the community to make a standard. We call it Data2Dome, in order to get the latest information into the domes.


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 99: Hubble’s biggest discoveries — part 2 (Italian)

Posted on: 24 Apr 2017, 6:53 am

CBS New Sunday Morning article Preserving the starry starry night


NASA Ames Research Center - News and Features

Ames News RSS

FaviconNASA Technology Meets Sci-Fi and Fantasy Fan Culture 28 Apr 2017, 2:35 pm

NASA science superstars met science fiction superstars last week at the Silicon Valley Comic Con held at the San Jose Convention Center in California.

FaviconProfiles in Education: Students Solve Real-World Problems With Classroom Math 27 Apr 2017, 1:32 pm

Between 2012 and 2014, Sarah Ortega participated in the STEM Teacher and Researcher, or STAR, program as a pre-service teacher and after her first year of teaching. Today, she teaches math at Amador Valley Hgih School in Pleasanton, California, using real-world problems.

NASA Image Of The Day

NASA Image of the Day

The latest NASA "Image of the Day" image.

FaviconSLS Engine Section Test Article Loaded on Barge Pegasus 28 Apr 2017, 10:16 am

A engine section structural qualification test article for NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System, is loaded onto the barge Pegasus at the agency's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. The test article now will make its way from Michoud to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, for structural loads testing.

FaviconCassini Captures Closest Images of Saturn's Atmosphere 27 Apr 2017, 5:01 am

This unprocessed image shows features in Saturn's atmosphere from closer than ever before. The view was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its first Grand Finale dive past the planet on April 26, 2017.

APOD for Today


Astronomy Picture of the Day

FaviconCassini Looks Out from Saturn 

This is what Saturn looks like from inside the rings. This is what Saturn looks like from inside the rings.

FaviconArches of Spring 

Arches of Spring Arches of Spring

Astronomy News

Space.com News Feed

Favicon SpaceX Breaks Up US Spy Satellite Launch Monopoly | Video

When the private spaceflight company launches the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) satellite, designated NROL-76, a 10-year stretch where every U.S. military and national security satellite was launched by United Launch Alliance (ULA) will end.

Favicon Watch SpaceX Launch a Military Spy Satellite for 1st Time Sunday

Breaking a 10-year monopoly by United Launch Alliance (ULA), SpaceX will launch a satellite into orbit on a classified mission this morning (April 28) from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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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