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September, 2019

September 2019

By David Prosper
Image Caption: This wider view of the area around the Summer Triangle includes another nearby asterism: the Great Square of Pegasus.

July, 2019

July 2019

By David Prosper
Image Credit: NASA Goddard/Arizona State University.

Older Articles:

2019
January’s Evening Eclipse and Morning Conjunctions by David Prosper
Hexagon at Night, Quartet in the Morning by David Prosper
Springtime Planet Party by David Prosper
Watching the Late Spring Skies by David Prosper
Jupiter Shines in June by David Prosper

2018

Sixty Years of Observing Our Earth by Teagan Wall
What Is the Ionosphere? by Linda Hermans-Killiam
Measuring the Movement of Water on Earth by Teagan Wall
What’s It Like Inside Mars? by Jessica Stoller-Conrad
What Is the Asteroid Belt? by Linda Hermans-Killiam
A Close-Up View of Mars by Jane Houston Jones and Jessica Stoller-Conrad
The Best Meteor Shower of the Year by Jane Houston Jones and Jessica Stoller-Conrad
A Trip Through the Milky Way by Jane Houston Jones and Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Observe the Moon by Jane Houston Jones and Jessica Stoller-Conrad
November’s Dance of the Planets by Jane Houston Jones and David Prosper
Observe Apollo 8’s Lunar Milestones by David Prosper

2017

Comet Campaign: Amateurs Wanted by Marcus Woo
Solar Eclipse Provides Coronal Glimpse by Marcus Woo
What It’s Like on a TRAPPIST-1 Planet by Marcus Woo
NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System, (JPSS), to monitor Earth as never before by Dr. Ethan Siegal
The Fizzy Seas of Titan by Marcus Woo
The Shape of the Solar System by Marcus Woo
Twenty Years Ago on Mars… by Linda Hermans-Killiam
The 2017 Solar Eclipse Across America by Teagan Wall
Cassini Says Goodbye by Teagan Wall
Spooky in Space: NASA Images for Halloween by Linda Hermans-Killiam
Studying Storms from the Sky by Teagan Wall
Snowy Worlds Beyond Earth by Linda Hermans-Killiam

2016

Hubble Shatters The Cosmic Record For Most Distant Galaxy by Dr. Ethan Siegal
NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) to revolutionize Earth-watching by Dr. Ethan Siegal
Hubble’s bubble lights up the interstellar rubble by Dr. Ethan Siegal

2015

Blackholes by Dr. Ethan Siegal
The-G-in-GOES by Dr. Ethan Siegal
Highest Mountains Strongest Gravity by Dr. Ethan Siegal
On The Brightness Of Venus  by Dr. Ethan Siegal

2014

Surprising Young Stars in the Oldest Places in the Universe by Dr. Ethan Siegal
A Two-Toned Wonder from the Saturnian Outskirts by Dr. Ethan Siegal
Old Tool, New Use: GPS and the Terrestrial Reference Frame by Alex H. Kasprak
Hottest Planet in the Solar System by Dr. Ethan Siegal
The Invisible Shield of Our Sun by Dr. Ethan Siegal
Where the Heavenliest of Showers Come From by Dr. Ethan Siegal

2013

High Energy Spy by Dr. Martin C. Weisskopf
Inventing Astrophotography by Dr. Ethan Siegal
Size Does Matter, But So Does Dark Energy by Dr. Ethan Siegal
How to Hunt for your very own supernova by Dr. Ethan Siegal
The Big Picture: GOES-R and the Advanced Baseline Imager by Kieran Mulvaney