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NASA Whats Up for February

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 - February 2018

Posted on: 1 Feb 2018, 6:05 pm

This month, in honor of Valentine's Day, we look at celestial star pairs and constellation couples.

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 with our host Doctor J, a.k.a. Dr. Joe Liske.

FaviconESOcast 152 Light: ESO’s VLT Working as Single Huge Telescope for First Time (4K UHD)

Posted on: 13 Feb 2018, 9:00 am

The ESPRESSO instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope in Chile has used the combined light of all four of the 8.2-metre Unit Telescopes for the first time. Combining light from the Unit Telescopes in this way makes the VLT the largest optical telescope in existence in terms of collecting area.


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 107: Decoding the colours of NGC 3344

Posted on: 14 Feb 2018, 10:00 am

Our eyes detect only visible light, but on board Hubble are a variety of instruments that together detect many different wavelengths of light. This means that Hubble is able to observe galaxies over a wide range of wavelengths to reveal features that would otherwise remain invisible to our eyes.

CBS New Sunday Morning article Preserving the starry starry night


NASA Ames Research Center - News and Features

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FaviconNew Clues to TRAPPIST-1 Planet Compositions, Atmospheres 5 Feb 2018, 10:30 am

The seven Earth-size planets of TRAPPIST-1 are all mostly made of rock, with some having the potential to hold more water than Earth, according to a new study.

FaviconMedia Invited to Talk to NASA Experts about the Supermoon, Total Lunar Eclipse 29 Jan 2018, 11:00 am

Members of the news media are invited to RSVP for interviews with NASA lunar research experts about the upcoming rare supermoon lunar eclipse. This spectacle will be visible in the skies over the western United States in the early morning of Wednesday, January 31.

NASA Image Of The Day

NASA Image of the Day

The latest NASA "Image of the Day" image.

FaviconJupiter’s Swirling Cloud Formations 15 Feb 2018, 4:47 pm

See swirling cloud formations in the northern area of Jupiter's north temperate belt in this new view taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

FaviconClyde Foster 14 Feb 2018, 2:11 pm

In June 1975, Marshall management named Clyde Foster to the position of director of the Equal Opportunity Office where he directed and administered a comprehensive program to assure equal opportunity in the conduct of all operations undertaken by the Center and its contractors.

APOD for Today


Astronomy Picture of the Day

FaviconLL Ori and the Orion Nebula 

Stars can make waves in the Orion Nebula's sea of gas and dust. Stars can make waves in the Orion Nebula's sea of gas and dust.

FaviconManhattan Skylines 

City lights shine along the upper east side of Manahattan in City lights shine along the upper east side of Manahattan in

Astronomy News

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Favicon Hasbro Unveils Epic Jabba's Sail Barge Toy for 'Star Wars' Fans by HasLab

Hasbro has just unveiled its largest "Star Wars" toy ever, a giant version of Jabba the Hutt's Sail Barge, under the company's new HasLab crowdfunding initiative.

Favicon Hasbro Unveils New 'Star Wars' for 2018 at Toy Fair (Photos)

Hasbro has a new line of toys being released this year that will help fans recreate classic moments from the 'Star Wars' saga as well as create new moments from Solo: A 'Star Wars' Story.

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

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