5181–5200 of 5,204 results

Astronomy & Observing News

Rest In Pieces, EUVE

The Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer reentered the Earth's atmosphere over central Egypt.

Astronomy and Society

Astronomy Outreach Survey Online

The Astronomical Society of the Pacific and the Astronomical League have teamed up to produce a survey on astronomical public outreach.

Astronomy & Observing News

Microbial Niches

Researchers have learned of a bacteria that thrives without sunlight or organic material. Such an organism might be found within the hidden ocean of Europa (seen here in a Galileo image).Courtesy University of Arizona, JPL, and NASA. The discovery of a unique population of microbes deep within the Earth has…

Astronomy & Observing News

Galileo Passes Io for the Last Time

The Jupiter-orbiting spacecraft has flown by Io for the last time.

Astronomy & Observing News

NASA Kills FAME Over Blown Budget

The ill-fated FAME mission, which would have measured 40 million star distances with vastly improved precision, is unlikely to become more than this conceptual drawing.Courtesy US Naval Observatory. Following several budget increase requests over the past year, the Full-Sky Astrometric Mapping Explorer (FAME) has been denied the funding necessary to…

Astronomy & Observing News

Jupiter Observers On Alert

This image by Maurizio Di Sciullo, taken January 12th at 03:45 UT with a 10-inch Excelsior Optics E-258 Newtonian reflector, reveals what John McAnally says 'may be the beginning of the disruption of south temperate oval BA on Jupiter.' Jupiter is without doubt the most dynamic planet for amateur astronomers.…

Pro-Am Collaboration

Oops! Missing or Invalid E-mail Address(es)

It seems that you forgot to supply your old e-mail address, your new one, or both. Please click the "Back" button on your browser, or click the "Change E-mail Address" link below, and try again. Thank you! AstroAlert Main Page | Change E-mail Address

Pro-Am Collaboration

Oops! No Lists Selected

It seems you forgot to check any boxes on the AstroAlert change-of-address form. Please click the "Back" button on your browser, or click the "Change E-mail Address" link below, and try again. Thank you! AstroAlert Main Page | Change E-mail Address

Pro-Am Collaboration

Thanks for Checking!

Please remember to check your e-mail for a reply from our Majordomo listserv software. It will show you the AstroAlert lists to which you currently subscribe. AstroAlert Main Page | Subscribe | Unsubscribe

Astronomy & Observing News

Chandra Views Milky Way Center

The Milky Way's middle appears to be filled with discrete X-ray sources.

Pro-Am Collaboration

Oops! Missing or Invalid E-mail Address

It seems that you forgot to supply an e-mail address or that the address you supplied is invalid. Please click the "Back" button on your browser, or click the "Unsubscribe from AstroAlert" link below, and try again. Thank you! AstroAlert Main Page | Unsubscribe from AstroAlert

Pro-Am Collaboration

Oops! Missing or Invalid E-mail Address

It seems that you forgot to supply an e-mail address or that the address you supplied is invalid. Please click the "Back" button on your browser, or click the "Subscribe to AstroAlert" link below, and try again. Thank you! AstroAlert Main Page | Subscribe to AstroAlert

Celestial News & Events

A Little Comet for Southern Hemisphere Observers

Early in 2002, observers living south of the equator will have their chance to see Comet LINEAR (C/2000 WM1).

Astronomy & Observing News

Meade Sues Celestron Over "Go To" Technology

The February 2000 cover of Sky & Telescope featured a Meade ETX telescope alongside a Celestron NexStar scope. The 'Showdown' headline now seems prophetic. Last week Meade filed a lawsuit against Celestron over patent infringement on the very same telescopes.Sky & Telescope: Craig Michael Utter The long-standing battle between California-based…

Astronomy & Observing News

Planet Going Up in Smoke

Like a giant comet, the "hot Jupiter" crossing the face of the star HD 209458 is blowing off vast clouds of hydrogen.

Pro-Am Collaboration

Results of Nearby-Supernova AstroAlert Test

Our February 2003 AstroAlert test went very well. Here we report on what we learned, thanks to the enthusiasm and dedication of the test's participants.

Pro-Am Collaboration

TEST - Possible Galactic Supernova!

In February 2003, Sky & Telescope and the SuperNova Early Warning System (SNEWS) conducted a test of the AstroAlert system. Here's what it looked like.

Astronomy & Observing News

Did a Comet Swarm Kill the Dinosaurs?

New evidence of another 65-million-year-old crater suggests the dinosaurs might have been killed by a 1-2 punch.

Astronomy & Observing News

Our Stormy Sun

As one naked-eye sunspot group rotates off the disk, another swings into view to take its place. Both active regions continue to spawn flares and other energetic explosions.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement