Colliding Stars Spill Radioactive Waste Into the Universe. @unawe #spacescoop at #365DaysOfAstro
Janet from the Cheap Astronomy team talks about how we are going to get back out there again, beyond low earth orbit.
Finding planets is old news, we now know of thousands and thousands of the places. But the terrible irony is that we can only see a fraction of the planets out there using the traditional methods of radial velocity and transits. But the new telescopes will take things to the next level and image planets directly.
The Transiting Exoplanet Satellite which will monitor more than 200,000 much brighter, nearby, stars to detect the tiny dips in light caused by planet
A lunar eclipse, a conjunction between Jupiter and Venus, and two good lineups of planets bookending the month make January a spectacular month to go out stargazing, if you don’t mind the cold.