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By Rob Sparks on December 8, 2018 in

NASA hosts events called NASA Socials to bring together social media users at various NASA event. In this podcast, NOAO’s Rob Sparks talks about his experience at the recent NASA Social for the SpaceX Cargo Resupply Mission #16 to the International Space Station.

By Rob Sparks on November 10, 2018 in

Comet 46P Wirtanen is about to make its closest approach to Earth since its discovery in 1948. Hear how to get outside and see the potentially naked eye comet!

By Rob Sparks on October 13, 2018 in

Discussion on new plan for the Windows On the Universe Center with the McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope at Kitt Peak

By Rob Sparks on September 8, 2018 in

How to produces stunning images of the universe?

By Rob Sparks on August 11, 2018 in

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.

By Rob Sparks on July 14, 2018 in

NEID spectrometer is being installed and it will soon start to search for exoplanets by using the Doppler, or Radial Velocity (RV), effect. 

By Rob Sparks on June 9, 2018 in

Summer is when the heart of the Milky Way graces the night sky. It’s time to observe and take a picture. But how?

By Rob Sparks on May 12, 2018 in

In This podcast, Dr. Jayadeve Rajagopal discusses this first interstellar visitor which has been named Oumuamua.