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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Artemis: Nasa’s Orion capsule breaks distance records The US space agency’s Orion capsule has reached a key milestone on its demonstration mission around the Moon. The ship is uncrewed on this occasion, but if … Continue reading

Posted in January 2023, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

David Captures Moon With Birding Lens

by David Kaplan Last night (Nov. 5) I noticed an almost full moon, and how clear the sky was. I recently purchased a Nikon 500mm lens for birding, which is another hobby of mine. I figured I’d give the lens … Continue reading

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan James Webb Space Telescope uncovers origins of distant planet A team of astronomers have used the James Webb Space Telescope to establish how a distant planet was formed. The University of Leicester team formed … Continue reading

Posted in December 2022, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan What NASA’s Crash Into an Asteroid Looks Like NASA’s DART spacecraft was not able to take pictures of the very moment it slammed into an asteroid on Monday at more than 14,000 miles per hour. Or … Continue reading

Posted in November 2022, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan What NASA’s Crash Into an Asteroid Looks Like NASA’s DART spacecraft was not able to take pictures of the very moment it slammed into an asteroid on Monday at more than 14,000 miles per hour. Or … Continue reading

Posted in October 2022, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Webb Telescope Sees a Carbon Dioxide Atmosphere Way Out There The James Webb Space Telescope is having a fantastic rookie season.On Thursday a team of astrophysicists using the new telescope to probe exoplanets added … Continue reading

Posted in September 2022, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan The Cartwheel Galaxy Scientists on Tuesday published the latest images from NASA’s triumphant James Webb Space Telescope. The newest release documents the Cartwheel galaxy, which is about 500 million light-years from our planet and is aptly named … Continue reading

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Spotting Dots on the Sun In the short time since its launch in February 2020, Solar Orbiter has already returned some incredible photos and data of the Sun. The joint European Space Agency–NASA mission … Continue reading

Posted in June 2022, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Astronomers Find What Might Be the Most Distant Galaxy Yet The Jodrell Astronomers have been leapfrogging each other into the past lately. Last week, a group using the Hubble Space Telescope announced they had … Continue reading

Posted in May 2022, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment