Remembering Harriet Katz

We have learned that long time member Harriet has pass peacefully in her home in September

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 2022

Posted on: 1 Dec 2022, 12:40 pm

Your evening planet highlights, including the disappearance of Mars, and the constellation Pegasus.

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.

FaviconHeaviest Element yet Detected in an Exoplanet Atmosphere (ESOcast 257 Light)

Posted on: 13 Oct 2022, 8:00 am

Using ESO’s Very Large Telescope, barium has been detected in the atmosphere of two exoplanets.


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 133: Spectroscopy with Hubble

Posted on: 16 Dec 2020, 4:00 am

CBS News 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 to Discuss Climate Research, Mitigation Efforts 6 Dec 2022, 4:23 pm

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson will discuss the agency’s climate portfolio at 11 a.m. EST on Thursday, Dec. 8 from NASA Headquarters in Washington.

FaviconNASA Administrator, Astronauts Bring Space to Washington Schools 6 Dec 2022, 3:49 pm

NASA is supporting a nationwide initiative to provide nutritious and hands-on educational kits to children, teachers, and families in need. Members of the media are invited in-person to the next event in Washington to learn more about the Artemis Learning Lunchbox initiative from NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, as well as agency astronauts.

NASA Image Of The Day

NASA Image of the Day

The latest NASA "Image of the Day" image.

FaviconEndeavour Crew Make Repairs to Hubble 6 Dec 2022, 12:21 pm

In this Dec. 1993, onboard view from Space Shuttle mission STS-61 shows astronauts Story Musgrave and Jeffrey Hoffman's Extra Vehicular Activity (EVA) to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.

FaviconOrion Approaches Moon Before Return Flyby 5 Dec 2022, 11:59 am

On the 19th day of the Artemis I mission, Dec. 4, 2022, a camera mounted on the Orion spacecraft captured the Moon just in frame as Orion prepared for its return powered flyby on Dec. 5, when it passed approximately 79 miles above the lunar surface.

APOD for Today


Astronomy Picture of the Day

FaviconNGC 7293: The Helix Nebula 

A mere seven hundred light years from Earth, toward the constellation A mere seven hundred light years from Earth, toward the constellation

FaviconM16: A Star Forming Pillar from Webb 

What’s happening inside this interstellar mountain? What’s happening inside this interstellar mountain?

Astronomy News News Feed

Favicon Pictures from space! Our image of the day

An image of planet Earth captured by the crew of the Apollo 17 mission, the final mission of the Apollo program, which took off to the moon 50 years ago today.

Favicon Watch the Cold Moon rise tonight (Dec. 7), the last full moon of 2022

On Wednesday (Dec. 7) the moon will reach its full moon phase as December's aptly named Cold Moon, the final full moon of 2022, rises for most of the night.

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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