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Carnival of Space # 491

This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by our friend Stefan Lamoureux over at Links Through Space. Check out this week’s sampling of space-related stories from our colleagues and friends! Click here to read Carnival of Space #491. And if you’re interested in looking back, here’s an archive to all the past Carnivals of Space, […]

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Three images of asteroid 2016 XA2. We track on the moving asteroid so the star images are elongated. With three separate exposures we can see the motion of the asteroid relative to the “fixed” stars. Credit: Dave Bell and Larry Lebofsky.

Citizen Science from Two Miles Up

What is citizen science? The CosmoQuest website has this definition: “Put simply, citizen science is any science done by everyday people that has the potential to lead to new understanding of the universe we share. This can vary from people studying Earth’s climate change by recording when the first flowers bloom, to studying weather on […]

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What’s Up January 2017

Here’s your latest issue of What’s New? Your Monthly Astronomy News. #KtSeery #WhatsNew     For more information on these stories: Nebulas in satellite galaxy: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/festive-nebulas-light-up-milky-way-galaxy-satellite White oval storms on Jupiter: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/jupiter-s-7th-pearl Magnetic fields to track ocean heat: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/earth-s-magnetic-fields-could-track-ocean-heat-nasa-study-proposes Galactic transformation in Virgo: https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/goddard/2016/hubble-catches-a-transformation-in-virgo Remarkable star formation in distant galaxy: https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/under-construction-distant-galaxy-churning-out-stars-at-remarkable-rate.html Irregular galaxy IC3583: https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/goddard/2016/hubble-spotlight-on-irregular-galaxy-ic-3583 […]

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