Ring Nebula

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Name: Ring Nebula
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

UGA observatory hosts open house on Friday

The weather forecast calls for clear skies Friday evening, which will give viewers visibility to see Mars. Albireo, a double star in the constellation of Cygnus, and the Ring Nebula, a glowing shell of gas blown off of a giant star in the final phase ... [Published OnlineAthens - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

October observations at Mission Trails Regional Park

In nature, autumn signals a time of bustling preparations for upcoming winter months. Amid October’s lower temperatures, sound waves travel more easily through the air, presenting a heightened opportunity to focus on animal activity. So, ratchet up your ... [Published Mission Valley News - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

See stars in Rehoboth

REHOBOTH – Get a glimpse at the celestial objects above SouthCoast and a lesson from some learn'd astronomers at a free open house sponsored by the Astronomical Society of Southern New England (ASSNE).The group is holding its annual "Rehoboth Skies" gathering ... [Published South Coast Today - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Mars on display at observatory

Mars is the topic of the monthly Observatory Open House at Indiana University Kokomo Oct. 12.Patrick Motl, associate professor of physics, will begin the program at 8 p.m. with a presentation on NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN mission, which ... [Published Kokomo Tribune - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

For wonderers and skeptics

Curiosity and skepticism are two of the main drivers of science research. These were also the inspiration behind this year’s Science Literacy Week.Jesse Hildebrand, a recent University of Toronto graduate and the founder of Science Literacy Week, describes ... [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Godzilla Lives In New Hampshire

Godzilla is 17 feet tall and resides in a cave-like trailer in Dorchester, New Hampshire. He comes out on New Moons when the sky's at its darkest. NHPR's Sean Hurley had a late night run in with the 600 pound beast and sends us this. Listen Listening... ... [Published NHPR - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Star Viewing at Westmont Observatory to Zoom In on Summer Triangle

A triangle of constellations that holds some of the finest open clusters in the night sky will be the starring attraction of this month’s public viewing at the Westmont Observatory on Friday, Sept. 19, beginning after 7:30 p.m. and lasting several hours. ... [Published Noozhawk.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Jimmy Westlake: Lyra is heaven’s little harp

Steamboat Springs Shining down on us from high up overhead in the early evenings this month is the fifth brightest star in the whole night sky, a star named Vega, which anchors the brightest corner of the well-known asterism called the Summer Triang ... [Published Steamboat Pilot & Today - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Northern Rockies Skies for September: Lyra, the Musical Instrument of the Heavens

Right after sunset, located directly overhead as part of the summer triangle, lies the constellation Lyra. Its brightest star is Vega, the fifth brightest star in the night sky. Lyra represents the lyre of Orpheus, the mythical Greek poet and musician. ... [Published Gillette News Record - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Apr 29 2014 - Updated Apr 29 2014 - 1 reports

Virtual Star Party – April 26, 2014- Hangoutathon Special Edition!

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter[embedded content]This week’s Virtual Star Party was a special 2-hour Saturday night version recorded as part of the Cosmoquest Hangoutathon. The Star Party at this link starts ... [Published Universe Today - Apr 29 2014]

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Indoor talks begin at 6 p.m., with UMass Dartmouth professor Alan Hirshfield, who will introduce his latest book: "Starlight Detectives: Inventors, and Eccentrics /How Astronomers, Discovered the Modern Universe. Hirshfeld will provide books for sale and will sign them, as well as signing books purchased previously."

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UGA observatory hosts open house on Friday [Published OnlineAthens - Oct 15 2014]
October observations at Mission Trails Regional... [Published Mission Valley News - Oct 09 2014]
See stars in Rehoboth [Published South Coast Today - Oct 09 2014]
Mars on display at observatory [Published Kokomo Tribune - Oct 08 2014]
For wonderers and skeptics [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 29 2014]
Godzilla Lives In New Hampshire [Published NHPR - Sep 19 2014]
Star Viewing at Westmont Observatory to Zoom In... [Published Noozhawk.com - Sep 17 2014]
Jimmy Westlake: Lyra is heaven’s little harp [Published Steamboat Pilot & Today - Sep 15 2014]
Northern Rockies Skies for September: Lyra, the... [Published Gillette News Record - Aug 30 2014]
Virtual Star Party – April 26, 2014- Hangoutath... [Published Universe Today - Apr 29 2014]
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