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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 2018

Posted on: 30 Nov 2018, 5:50 pm

High rates for the Geminid meteor shower, a visible comet, and a fond farewell.

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 188 Light: Dancing with the Enemy

Posted on: 12 Dec 2018, 8:00 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 113: Nancy Roman — The mother of Hubble

Posted on: 8 Oct 2018, 10:00 am

CBS New Sunday Morning article Preserving the starry starry night


NASA Ames Research Center - News and Features

Ames News RSS

FaviconFour NASA-Sponsored Experiments Set to Launch on Virgin Galactic Spacecraft 12 Dec 2018, 1:40 pm

A winged spacecraft will soon take off with four NASA-supported technology experiments onboard. Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo will separate from the WhiteKnightTwo twin-fuselage carrier aircraft and continue its rocket-powered test flight.

Favicon40 Years Ago, Pioneers Encounter Venus 10 Dec 2018, 8:24 am

40 Years Ago, Pioneers Encounter Venus

NASA Image Of The Day

NASA Image of the Day

The latest NASA "Image of the Day" image.

FaviconGiant Black Hole Powers Cosmic Fountain 14 Dec 2018, 10:30 am

Before electricity, water fountains worked by relying on gravity to channel water from a higher elevation to a lower one. In space, awesome gaseous fountains have been discovered in the centers of galaxy clusters.

FaviconAstronauts Anne McClain and Serena Auñón-Chancellor Work Aboard the Station 13 Dec 2018, 9:38 am

NASA astronauts Anne McClain (background) and Serena Auñón-Chancellor are pictured inside the U.S. Destiny laboratory module aboard the International Space Station.

APOD for Today


Astronomy Picture of the Day

FaviconComet Wirtanen Passes by the Earth 

Today Comet Wirtanen passes by the Earth. Today Comet Wirtanen passes by the Earth.

FaviconGeminids and Friends 

Geminids and Friends Geminids and Friends

Astronomy News

Space.com News Feed

Favicon Tour Jezero Crater! Fly Over the Landing Site of NASA's Next Mars Rover (Video)

A new video gives a bird's-eye view of the ancient lake bed that NASA's next Mars rover will scour for signs of long-dead life.

Favicon Virgin Galactic Flight Wins Praise From Government and Industry

While some question whether Virgin Galactic's latest SpaceShipTwo test flight actually went into space, a number of government officials and industry organizations have few doubts that it did.

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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Cosmic Perspective Radio Shows
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