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By Rob Webb on March 2, 2019 in

A great morning lineup in the beginning of the month, all the naked-eye planets visible at some point in the month, and a great lineup ending the month is making March another great morning planetary astronomy month.

By Astronomy Cast on October 22, 2018 in

How do we know what planets lights years away have in their atmosphere? What about the rocks all around Curiosity?

By Paul M. Sutter on October 16, 2018 in

 What do brown dwarfs teach us about stars? What do they teach us about planets? What keeps them warm, and how long do they live?

By Rob Webb on October 6, 2018 in

Get your last look at Jupiter while Saturn is staying up shorter amounts of time, the annual Orionid Meteor Shower and this year moonless Halloween skies.

By Paul M. Sutter on October 2, 2018 in

What are the many sources of light in the universe? Why is a spectrum so important?

By Al Grauer on August 12, 2018 in

A search for habitable planet nearby and the discovery of fireball brighter than Venus

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 Richard B. Drumm on July 13, 2018 in

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!