All events are CANCELLED for October


Due to COVID 19 CSP 30 Has Been Postponed until next year. See You Next Year Sept 10-12 2021

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

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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 2020

Posted on: 1 Oct 2020, 8:03 pm

What are some skywatching highlights in October 2020? Not one, but two, full moons; Mars at opposition; and finding the Andromeda galaxy.

ESO European Southern Observatory ESOcast

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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 231 Light: Death by Spaghettification

Posted on: 12 Oct 2020, 8:00 am

Using telescopes from ESO and other organisations around the world, astronomers have spotted a rare blast of light from a star being ripped apart by a supermassive black hole. This video summarises the findings.


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 131 Special: Showcase of Hubble's 30th Anniversary Artistic Creations

Posted on: 26 Aug 2020, 4:00 am

On 24 April 2020, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope celebraetd its 30th anniversary. ESA/Hubble invited the general public to submit Hubble-themed artistic creations to celebrate this special milestone. Submissions received included drawings, paintings, sculptures, music, and poetry that were all inspired by the Hubble Space Telescope. This Hubblecast features a variety of the visual creations received.

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, Department of Energy Expand on More Than 50 Years of Collaboration 20 Oct 2020, 10:43 am

NASA’s longstanding partnership with the Department of Energy (DOE) has enabled notable space exploration, from revealing more about the Moon to propelling the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft into interstellar space.

FaviconNASA Selects Intuitive Machines to Land Water-Measuring Payload on the Moon 16 Oct 2020, 3:12 pm

NASA has awarded Intuitive Machines of Houston approximately $47 million to deliver a drill combined with a mass spectrometer to the Moon by December 2022 under the agency’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services initiative.

NASA Image Of The Day

NASA Image of the Day

The latest NASA "Image of the Day" image.

FaviconNeutron Stars Create Gold and Platinum in Their Wake 20 Oct 2020, 8:38 am

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

FaviconOrion’s Recently Installed Solar Array Wings 19 Oct 2020, 9:06 am

Two of Orion’s four recently installed solar array wings are exposed and surrounded by the panels that will protect it during launch and ascent.

APOD for Today


Astronomy Picture of the Day

FaviconSaturn and Jupiter over Italian Peaks 

Saturn and Jupiter are getting closer. Saturn and Jupiter are getting closer.

FaviconA Flight over Jupiter Near the Great Red Spot 

Are you willing to wait to see the largest and oldest known storm system in the Solar System? Are you willing to wait to see the largest and oldest known storm system in the Solar System?

Astronomy News News Feed

Favicon Watch live today: NASA's OSIRIS-REx to sample asteroid Bennu

NASA's OSIRIS-REx probe is about to sample asteroid Bennu and you can watch it all live online starting today (Oct. 19). Here's how.

Favicon SpaceX fires up 3-engine Starship SN8 prototype ahead of epic test flight

Early this morning (Oct. 20), SpaceX lit up the three Raptor engines on its SN8 Starship prototype in a brief "static fire" test at the company's South Texas site, near the beachside village of Boca Chica.

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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