Sky Telescope Noticas recientes

When you head outdoors tonight, take Sky & Telescope's podcast with you for a guided tour to the night sky. Learn what constellations are visible, find out where and when you'll see the planets, and catch each month's celestial highlights, from meteor showers to eclipses.
  1. High-powered simulations suggest that half of the material in the Milky Way could come from other galaxies.

    The post Milky Way May Be Made with Swapped Gas appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  2. Six Sprites, "the world's smallest spacecraft" have entered low-Earth orbit, a small milestone for Breakthrough Starshot's plan for interstellar voyage.

    The post Breakthrough Starshot Takes to Space appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. New ALMA observations reveal a forming star as it launches a wind from the edge of the disk that feeds it.

    The post ALMA Captures Star Formation in Action appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  4. Between the discovery of the new comet ASASSN1 and two stellar explosions, there's a lot happening in the sky this week. Take your telescope out and see what all the excitement's about.

    The post Sky Surprises: New Comet ASASSN1, Nova in Scutum, and Supernova in Pisces! appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  5. A new study proposes a possible source for the mysterious Mars Trojan asteroids: the Red Planet itself.

    The post Source of Mars Trojans Might Be Mars Itself appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  6. Think the total solar eclipse is "sold out"? Think again — and grab your camping gear. Private campsites and RV parks within the long path of totality are still available for those willing to travel.

    The post Still Making Eclipse Travel Plans? Camping Might be the Answer appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  7. The Sun, now halfway through its life, might be slowing its magnetic activity, which could lead to permanent changes in the sunspots and auroras we see.

    The post Is Our Sun Slowing Down in Its Middle Age? appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  8. An object previously identified as a free-floating, large Jupiter analog turns out to be two objects — each with the mass of a few Jupiters. This system is the lowest-mass binary we’ve ever discovered.

    The post Discovery of a Free-Floating Double Planet? appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  9. The European Space Agency switched off its groundbreaking LISA Pathfinder mission this week.

    The post Goodbye, LISA Pathfinder appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  10. Russia's first crowd-funded satellite, named Mayak (Russian for "beacon of light"), promises to be the “brightest object in the night sky next to the Moon.”

    The post New Satellite “Mayak” Might Light Up the Sky appeared first on Sky & Telescope.