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Wednesday
Jul 18 2012
16:39 UTC

What professional astronomers know about telescopes (often, not much!)

... people assume that we astronomers know everything there is to know about telescopes. After all, we use giant ones for much of our work! So it shouldn't be surprising that one of the most common questions we get asked (after the black holes and aliens have been addressed) is something like: "I've been thinking about getting a telescope. What should I get?"Many of these people are then quite disappointed to find out that I cannot he

Posted by Professor Astronomy's Astronomy Blog

Tuesday
Jul 17 2012
12:19 UTC

AstroSwanny's: Citizen Science – Astronomy 3.0

Citizen Science is the engagement and leverage of the broader community, who have an interest in science, to accomplish tasks, build community, for outreach and education. Even Amateur Astronomers participate in Citizen ...

Posted by My Astronomy Blog

Friday
Jul 13 2012
12:21 UTC

Hubble Discovers Fifth Pluto Moon | Astronomy | Sci-News.com

Astronomers using NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have detected a fifth and tiniest moon yet orbiting the icy dwarf planet Pluto.

Posted by My Astronomy Blog

Tuesday
Jul 10 2012
11:48 UTC

Disappeared Dust Amazes Astronomers | Astronomy | Sci-News.com

... international team of astronomers has announced a baffling discovery never seen before: an extraordinary amount of dust around a nearby star mysteriously disappeared.

Posted by My Astronomy Blog

Friday
Jul 06 2012
12:38 UTC

How VLBI reveals the universe in amazing detail | Astronomy …

... telescopes to allow astronomers to see the universe in more detail than ever.

Posted by My Astronomy Blog

Monday
Jul 02 2012
11:27 UTC

Wait just a second! No really, wait JUST A SECOND

How do astronomers handle the leap second with Julian time?

Posted by My Astronomy Blog

Monday
Jul 02 2012
11:27 UTC

The Science of Astronomy Today : Messages, discussions

... with scientists and astronomers sounding up at objects in scope...

Posted by My Astronomy Blog

Friday
Jun 29 2012
11:52 UTC

Astronomy Society: Astronomy Search Engine

Most astronomers do not carry lofty hopes that the astronomy search engine and still be used anywhere. They are more fat, and instead of telescopes and voluminous astronomy books to get into astronomy

Posted by My Astronomy Blog

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