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Astronomy Online with Stuart Goldman

Buffaloed from Observing

Back home from the range, Stuart Goldman is ready to process some vacation photos.

ACME Mapper

Solar System

Out of Reach

Some things to look at and think about while this blogger is away.

Astronomy Online with Stuart Goldman

What a Feeling

The joy of watching a good science TV program.

Astronomy Online with Stuart Goldman

Pluto Humor

Some fun links addressing our solar system's "dwarf planet."

Astronomy and Society

It's About Time

A visit to the US Naval Observatory.

Iridium flare

Astronomy Online with Stuart Goldman

Iridium: The Movie

Have you ever seen and Iridium flare? If not, check this out!

Astronomy Online with Stuart Goldman

Missed Opportunities?

Did spacecraft unknowingly fly by asteroids?

Astronomy Online with Stuart Goldman

Here's My Blog and Welcome to It

Associate editor Stuart Goldman comments about life, the universe, and just about everything else online.

Astronomy Online with Stuart Goldman

Think of the Children!

Why I've been yelling at the TV.

Astronomy Online with Stuart Goldman

My Definition of "Planet"

OK, I've thought more about it. Here's my suggestion for the IAU.

Astronomy Online with Stuart Goldman

Cool Photo

Check out this shot of the Moon.

Astronomy Online with Stuart Goldman

Astronomy Online

Hang on for a wild ride as the Milky Way collides with the Andromeda Galaxy.

Astronomy Online with Stuart Goldman

When Galaxies Collide

Hang on for a wild ride as the Milky Way collides with the Andromeda Galaxy.

Pleiades and the Moon

Celestial News & Events

The Moon Near the Pleiades

The Moon will be closing in on Messier 45 tomorrow morning; observers in Hawaii will see the Moon pass in front of the star cluster.

Auroral curtain

Auroras

Satisfy Your Auroral Longing

If you don’t live in Alaska or Iceland, you can improve your chances of seeing an aurora — and maximize your amount of sleep — by monitoring the level of geomagnetic activity.

Resources and Education

BASICally Speaking

Suzanne Rich From a casual exploration of the new-upload libraries of online services, and seeing recent freeware and shareware offerings, there is no question that plenty of programmers are still hacking away in their dens and basements. Furthermore, the creators of these utilities are more imaginative than those nearly two…

Astronomy & Observing News

A Look Back at 2004

Just in case you've forgotten, we covered a lot of astronomical news throughout the past year.

Astronomy & Observing News

Genesis Crashes to Earth

After collecting particles of solar wind for more than two years, a spacecraft makes a very hard landing in Utah.

Astronomy & Observing News

Comet Ikeya-Zhang Now Naked Eye

This 1-minute exposure of Comet Ikeya-Zhang was taken by Sky & Telescope senior editor Dennis di Cicco at 0 hours Universal Time on March 1, 2002. He used a CCD camera attached to a 16-inch telescope at f/3.3. The field of view is about 1/3° wide. North is up. According…

Astronomy & Observing News

The Leonids' Best Home Videos

Fifteen images from a high-speed video freezes the split-second flight of a Leonid meteor at 10:48:59 Universal Time, November 18th. Inspection of several hundred images such as these has revealed the details of a meteor's glow.NASA-ARC/Image courtesy Hans Stenbaek-Nielsen, University of Alaska Fairbanks. Thanks to some high-tech videography, researchers at…

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