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Friday
Apr 10 2015
15:43 UTC

Two Bright Planets, Two Clusters (11 April, 2015)

Evening sky on Saturday April 11 looking west as seen from Adelaide at 19:00 (7:00 pm) ACST in South Australia. Venus is obvious in the early evening sky and is close to the Pleiades. Similar views will be seen elsewhere at the equivalent local time (click to embiggen). Evening sky on Saturday April 11 looking north-west as seen from Adelaide at 22:00 ACST showing Jupiter. The right inset shows Jupiter's Moons at this time. The Left inset shows the Beehive cluster. Jupiter

Posted by Astroblog

Wednesday
Apr 01 2015
22:14 UTC

OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sampler Enters Final Assembly

OSIRIS-Rex, NASA's first ever spacecraft designed to collect and retrieve pristine samples of an asteroid for return to Earth has entered its final assembly phase. Approximately 17 months from now, OSIRIS-REx is slated to launch in the fall of 2016 and visit asteroid Bennu, a carbon-rich asteroid. Bennu is a (...)Read the rest of OSIRIS-REx […]

Posted by Universe Today

Friday
Mar 27 2015
21:00 UTC

Weekly Space Hangout — March 27, 2015: Dark Matter Galaxy X with Dr. Sukanya Chakrabarti

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Dr. Sukanya Chakrabarti, Lead Investigator for team that may have discovered Dark Matter Galaxy “X”. Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter. org / @MorganRehnberg ) Dave Dickinson (@astroguyz / www. astroguyz. com) Brian Koberlein (@briankoberlein) (...)Read the rest of Weekly Space Hangout – March 27, 2015: Dark Matter Galaxy “X” with Dr. Sukanya Chakrabarti […]

Posted by Universe Today

Friday
Mar 27 2015
13:20 UTC

Stargazing in April

As we head into spring it's time for dusting off those telescope lenses and brushing up on some constellations. With the warmer weather coming in there's also hope to see […]

Posted by Astronotes

Tuesday
Mar 17 2015
16:12 UTC

Astrophoto: Hi-Res Stereo Pair of Jupiter and the GRS

Cross your eyes and take a look at this image. If you're lucky, you will be treated to a wonderfully clear 3-D view of Jupiter and its Great Red Spot, without the aid of a stereoscope. Or — if you haven't quite mastered the art of viewing stereo pairs — you might end up with […]

Posted by Universe Today

Tuesday
Mar 17 2015
12:02 UTC

Slender Moonspotting, Occultations, Daytime Planets and More

One of nature's grandest occultations' of all is coming right up this Friday, as the Moon passes in front of the Sun for viewers in the high Arctic for a total solar eclipse. And although 99. 999+% percent of humanity will miss totality, everyone can trace the fascinating path of the Moon as it moves back […]

Posted by Universe Today

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