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CSP Highlights

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NASA Whats Up for August

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 - August 2020

Posted on: 31 Jul 2020, 2:04 pm

What are some skywatching highlights in August 2020? See the Moon posing with various planets throughout the month, plus catch the peak of the annual Perseid 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.

FaviconESOcast 227 Light: Stunning Space Butterfly Captured by ESO Telescope

Posted on: 30 Jul 2020, 8:00 am

Astronomers using ESO's Very Large Telescope have imaged a 'space butterfly', a planetary nebula known as NGC 2899. This video offers stunning views of this object and the science behind it.


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 130 Light: Hubble Studies the Earth during a Total Lunar Eclipse

Posted on: 6 Aug 2020, 10:00 am

Taking advantage of a total lunar eclipse in January 2019, astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have measured the amount of ozone in Earth’s atmosphere. This method serves as a proxy for how they will observe Earth-like planets around other stars in search of life.

CBS New 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 Astronaut Aboard Space Station to Answer Girl Scouts’ Questions 7 Aug 2020, 4:19 pm

Girl Scouts from across the nation will pose questions next week to NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy aboard the International Space Station.

FaviconNASA Awards Contract for Consolidated Information Technology Services 7 Aug 2020, 3:21 pm

NASA has selected ASRC Federal Data Solutions (AFDS) Inc. of Beltsville, Maryland, to receive a contract for Ames Consolidated Information Technology Services at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California.

NASA Image Of The Day

NASA Image of the Day

The latest NASA "Image of the Day" image.

FaviconHubble Sees Near and Far 7 Aug 2020, 7:45 am

The barred spiral galaxy known as NGC 4907 shows its starry face from 270 million light-years away to anyone who can see it from the Northern Hemisphere. Appearing in this Hubble image to shine brightly below the galaxy is a star that is actually within our own Milky Way galaxy.

FaviconA Starry Sky Above the Earth's Atmospheric Glow 6 Aug 2020, 9:05 am

This long-exposure photograph captures a starry sky above the Earth's atmospheric glow.

APOD for Today


Astronomy Picture of the Day

FaviconThe Origin of Elements 

The hydrogen in your body, present in every molecule of water, came from the The hydrogen in your body, present in every molecule of water, came from the

FaviconCrescent Saturn 

From Earth, Saturn never shows a crescent phase. From Earth, Saturn never shows a crescent phase.

Astronomy News

Space.com News Feed

Favicon Mysterious 'fast radio burst' detected closer to Earth than ever before

Scientists traced a fast radio burst (FRB) to a known star inside the Milky Way for the first time.

Favicon Dropped emissions during COVID-19 lockdown will do 'nothing' for climate change

While greenhouse gas emissions plummeted as the world locked down, such dips will do "nothing" to slow climate change unless society moves away from fossil fuels, researchers have found.

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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