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Our Space Telescopes Are Dying!

12th Oct, 2018 - 3.4k views

Think about it: Hubble is down to one gyro, maybe two; Kepler is in safe mode; and today, the Chandra X-ray telescope went into safe mode; Spitzer has run out of coolant what's going to replace these observatories?

New Evidence for a Large Exomoon around Kepler-1625b

10th Oct, 2018 - 1.3k views

Astronomers using Hubble Space Telescope data have new observations of a candidate exomoon associated with Kepler-1625b. If confirmed, this exomoon would be quite large, with a mass and radius similar to Neptune. The exoplanet Kepler-1625b is itsel

Hubble Space Telescope Goes into Safe Mode: Beginning of the End?

9th Oct, 2018 - 3.7k views

The venerable Hubble Space Telescope has been put into safe mode by mission managers. One gyro has failed and another is malfunctioning. Only two directional gyros remain.

HabEx and Living Earths: The Astronomical Answer to "Are We Alone?"

2nd Oct, 2018 - 1.8k views

The discovery over the past few years that stars in the Milky Way may each be orbited by at least one planet suggests that among these numerous planetary systems may reside planets similar to Earth, perhaps even harboring life. The HabEx concept is i

First Light from NASA's Parker Solar Probe

28th Sep, 2018 - 3.9k views

Earlier this month, the Parker Solar Probe (PSP) sent back its first data and images from all four science instruments onboard.

Have Astronomers Found Vulcan?

26th Sep, 2018 - 2.2k views

Live chat on Discord! https://discord.gg/nqGpvtK What would the planet Vulcan be like? It might be like the "super-Earth" planet orbiting a nearby star (16 light years) called HD 26965. The planet is only 2 times the size of Earth and the parent sta

What is a Star Party? (and is there any beer?)

25th Sep, 2018 - 782 views

Main Chat on Discord: https://discord.gg/nqGpvtK Have you ever been to a star party? Ever wonder what goes on there? Is "what happens at the star party stays at the star party" true? Join us as we talk about all things amateur astronomy and get a

The First Two Worlds of TESS

22nd Sep, 2018 - 3.1k views

Get ready for the avalanche folks! TESS is starting to return science data and already they've discovered two exoplanets. In this episode, I'll let you know more about them.

TESS First Light: The Search for Exoplanets Has Begun!

19th Sep, 2018 - 2.9k views

TESS the transiting exoplanet survey satellite, has taken its first science image. This image is the first in the first sector of the southern hemisphere and shows both LMC and SMC

The Lynx Space Telescope: A Flagship Concept to Probe the Energetic Universe

18th Sep, 2018 - 1.2k views

Lynx is one of four flagship concepts for the next great space telescope. NASA has funded a series of studies of four concepts that will in less than a year's time produce candidate designs for a major space observatory to begin construction later

Telescope Talk Hangout w/ Thomas Pickett

11th Sep, 2018 - 1k views

Join us for a newly revamped hangout series on all things amateur astronomy! This week, we're talking with Tom Pickett, an advanced amateur with decades of experience that has been sharing his work to all who want to enjoy. Follow Tom on Facebook

Mars: Warmer with Water - Was it once Closer to the Sun?

10th Sep, 2018 - 1.1k views

The study of planetary systems around other stars suggests that planets can migrate closer or farther from their parent star, not staying in the orbit where they originally formed. Traces of water on Mars suggests that it may have been wetter, and pe