NEID spectrometer is being installed and it will soon start to search for exoplanets by using the Doppler, or Radial Velocity (RV), effect.
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There have been over 3,700 exoplanets discovered so far. Some seriously clever techniques have been used to hunt down these alien worlds. Astronomers define a new technique to discover baby planet!
Dr. Jillian Scudder will be telling us about her new book, Astroquizzical in which she takes us on an enthralling cosmic journey through space and time and locates our home planet within its own “family tree.”
How would football work on another planet? Are we losing opportunity?
June is more exciting than normal, by providing us a chance to see all the naked eye planets by month’s end, lunar close encounters with all but Mercury, and an especially close one with Saturn (only 1˚!), with most planets visible for long periods of the night. So get out your scope and try to […]
Gaia knows best and hey! What’s that smell on Uranus?
April brings us plenty of Jupiter time, a close encounter between Mars and Saturn, and a potentially decent Lyrid meteor shower. And MAYBE some better weather.
March will brought you a few planet conjunction to watch.