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

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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 2018

Posted on: 1 Aug 2018, 12:32 pm

What's Up for August? The summer Perseids are here!

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 174 Light: Elliptical Elegance (4K UHD)

Posted on: 8 Aug 2018, 6:00 am

The peerless surveying properties of the VST uncover exquisite details of the elliptical galaxy NGC 5018 and the delicate streams of gas and stars that surround it. Discover more in this episode of ESOcast Light.


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 112 Light: Mars and Saturn

Posted on: 26 Jul 2018, 10:00 am

Mars and Saturn are among the most popular planets. This new episode of the Hubblecast presents the images Hubble took of these planets in summer 2018.

CBS New Sunday Morning article Preserving the starry starry night


NASA Ames Research Center - News and Features

Ames News RSS

FaviconWater Is Destroyed, Then Reborn in Ultrahot Jupiters 9 Aug 2018, 7:01 am

Ultrahot Jupiters are planets with scorching daysides, where water molecules are ripped apart, only to re-form on the planets' nightsides, according to a new study.

FaviconExpedition Probes Ocean’s Smallest Organisms for Climate Answers 8 Aug 2018, 11:00 am

In August a team of scientists is sailing 200 miles to the northeastern Pacific Ocean with advanced robotics and other instruments on a month-long quest to investigate plankton and their impact on the carbon cycle.

NASA Image Of The Day

NASA Image of the Day

The latest NASA "Image of the Day" image.

FaviconAuroras: 'Mind-blowing Every Time' 15 Aug 2018, 10:28 am

Ever wondered what auroras look like from space?

FaviconMendocino Complex Fire Shrouds California in Smoke 13 Aug 2018, 2:29 pm

The largest fire in California's history, the Mendocino Complex, is still spewing clouds of smoke across the state.

APOD for Today


Astronomy Picture of the Day

FaviconLaunch of the Parker Solar Probe 

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FaviconM86 in the Central Virgo Cluster 

Is there a bridge of gas connecting these two great galaxies? Is there a bridge of gas connecting these two great galaxies?

Astronomy News News Feed

Favicon Mysterious X-37B Military Space Plane Nears 1 Year in Orbit

The U.S. Air Force's X-37B miniature space plane has winged past 340 days of flight performing secretive duties during the program's fifth flight.

Favicon See Venus Shine with Jupiter and the Moon This Week!

Planet watchers are in for a special show this week, as the bright celestial bodies Venus and Jupiter shine in the sky alongside the crescent moon. You can catch the show tonight (Aug. 15) and tomorrow (Aug. 16) — as long as the skies are clear.

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

Cosmic Perspective Radio Shows

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