Ring Nebula

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First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

All welcome at 'Sky Safari' event

LAS CRUCES "Sky Safari," a stargazing event hosted by NMSU Department of Astronomy and the Southern New Mexico Natural History Foundation, is set for 9 to 11 p.m. today at the NMSU campus observatory, according to a news release.Graduate assistants will ... [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 2 reports

With telescope, mine the riches of constellation Lyra

G reetings, stargazers.I hope you have been enjoying the dog days of summer. One reason these might be called the dog days is because Sirius, the dog star, is now roughly aligned with the sun. Since Sirius is the brightest star visible from Earth, an ... [Published Durango Herald - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

View colorful double star Alberio at Osten Observatory

The observatory will be open Sept. 4 from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Oct. 2 and Nov. 6 from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Admittance is free, and the public is invited to attend.With the aid of a computer-controlled telescope, visitors will get close-up views of the moon, ... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Ring Nebula, Still Mysterious After All These Years

Of all the planetary nebulae in the sky, none is more celebrated than M57, the Ring Nebula. Lying about 2,400 light years away toward the constellation of Lyra, it’s bright enough to be seen in small telescopes, and when long exposures are taken, quite ... [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

All The Planets, Aligned In One Beautiful Picture

Artist's depiction of the powerful flare that erupted from the red dwarf star EV Lacertae in 2008.Unlike Earth, Venus lacks a magnetic field to deflect powerful solar outbursts -- as can be seen in this NASA-created image, a still from the video "Dynamic ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

September’s endless summer embodied at Mission Trails Regional Park

What better symbolizes endless summer at Mission Trails Regional Park (MTRP) than its sun-worshipping lizards? The Granite Spiny (Sceloporus orcutti) with overlapping scales and robust build reflects its close association with massive rock formations, ... [Published Mission Valley News - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Monroeville library looks to the stars

Things are looking up for the Monroeville Public Library — at least Friday evening. That’s when the library will cap its Summer Reading Program with a free Star Party hosted by the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh.Beginning at 8:30 p.m., ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Rings Around the Ring Nebula

It is a familiar sight to sky enthusiasts with even a small telescope. There is much more to the Ring Nebula (M57), however, than can be seen through a small telescope. The easily visible central ring is about one light-year across, but this remarkably ... [Published Space Fellowship - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Earth In Orbit Video Taken By TechDemoSat-1 Is Just Immaculate

Artist's depiction of the powerful flare that erupted from the red dwarf star EV Lacertae in 2008.Unlike Earth, Venus lacks a magnetic field to deflect powerful solar outbursts -- as can be seen in this NASA-created image, a still from the video "Dynamic ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Summer fun comes naturally at Mission Trails Regional Park

“In all things of nature there is something marvelous.”Pocket-book quotes from Aristotle aside, the importance of time spent in nature is implicit. You enter a world of scenic wonder and enjoy the camaraderie of others sharing like experiences. Engaging ... [Published Mission Valley News - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Perseids face distraction of August ‘super moon’

No undeserved hype this year – that’s my motto, and I’m sticking to it.Not because I want to, though. ... Sign up to continuePrint subscriber? Sign up for Full Access!Please sign up for as low as 36 cents per day to continue viewing our website. Digital ... [Published Nashua Telegraph - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

See Saturn’s Rings at Astronomy Night Event in Rogers

ROGERS, AR (News release) - Six times a year at Hobbs State Park, the Sugar Creek Astronomical Society presents instructional astronomy programs at the Park’s visitor center followed by night sky viewing. The July 2014 gathering is sure to be a memorable ... [Published KARK TV - Jul 23 2014]

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"I think the AAAP Star Parties are a great program and a lot of fun," Ms. Bodziock said. "I hope that people will come out on the evening of Aug. 15 and join us."

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All welcome at 'Sky Safari' event [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - 8 hours ago]
With telescope, mine the riches of constellatio... [Published Durango Herald - Aug 24 2014]
Look south for 3 bright stars [Published St. Cloud Times - Aug 24 2014]
View colorful double star Alberio at Osten Obse... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Aug 23 2014]
The Ring Nebula, Still Mysterious After All The... [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 22 2014]
All The Planets, Aligned In One Beautiful Picture [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 20 2014]
September’s endless summer embodied at Mission ... [Published Mission Valley News - Aug 16 2014]
Monroeville library looks to the stars [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Aug 14 2014]
Rings Around the Ring Nebula [Published Space Fellowship - Aug 13 2014]
Earth In Orbit Video Taken By TechDemoSat-1 Is ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 12 2014]
What Is Earth? This One Incredible Video Explai... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 05 2014]
Summer fun comes naturally at Mission Trails Re... [Published Mission Valley News - Jul 29 2014]
Perseids face distraction of August ‘super moon’ [Published Nashua Telegraph - Jul 27 2014]
See Saturn’s Rings at Astronomy Night Event in ... [Published KARK TV - Jul 23 2014]
Virtual Star Party – April 26, 2014- Hangoutath... [Published Universe Today - Apr 29 2014]
Cosmos‘ Cartoonish View Of History [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Mar 31 2014]
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Cosmos‘ Cartoonish View Of History [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Mar 31 2014]
I really wanted to love Cosmos, Neil deGrasse Tyson’s reboot of Carl Sagan’s 1980 television series. I know it has to be very accessible, but it felt a little too desperate not to lose its audience’s attention. Tyson himself turns out to be best appreciated ...
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