Astronomers have long recognized asteroid families that share similar orbits. More recent data suggests that family and non-family asteroids come from a surprisingly small number of parent bodies.
Author Archive | Rob Sparks
NEID spectrometer is being installed and it will soon start to search for exoplanets by using the Doppler, or Radial Velocity (RV), effect.
Summer is when the heart of the Milky Way graces the night sky. It’s time to observe and take a picture. But how?
In This podcast, Dr. Jayadeve Rajagopal discusses this first interstellar visitor which has been named Oumuamua.
4 million 10 meter-sized NEOs were found using the DECam’s unique combination of large aperture and wide field of view!
Check how the data from LSST will make its way to educators, students and the general public.
Discussion about Teen Astronomy Cafes at NOAO
A total lunar eclipse will occur on January 31, 2018. Let’s learn about how to observe and photograph the upcoming lunar eclipse.