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. An intriguing asteroid was spotted traveling backwards around Jupiter back in 2015. Now a team of researchers think it could have formed around another star.

    The post Did This Wrong-way Asteroid Come from Beyond the Solar System? appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  2. A Dutch radio astronomy experiment hitched a ride today with China's relay satellite for the upcoming Chang'e 4 mission.

    The post Radio Experiment Launches With China’s Moon Orbiter appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. The Cygnus OA-9 mission launching from Wallops Island early Sunday morning could put on quite a show along the East Coast.

    The post Antares Launch to Light Up Sunday Morning Sky appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  4. New observations suggest that stars were forming just 250 million years after the Big Bang — a record-breaker that will likely open a new line of cosmological inquiry.

    The post Early Star Formation Presents New Cosmic Mystery appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  5. A small helicopter will be the first mission to fly through the skies of Mars.

    The post Helicopter to Hitch a Ride with Mars 2020 Rover appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  6. A new analysis of decades-old data from NASA’s Galileo spacecraft, which reached the Jupiter system in 1995, shows the best evidence yet for plumes from the icy moon Europa.

    The post NASA’s Galileo Measures Plumes on Jupiter’s Moon Europa appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  7. This week in astronomy news: Researchers discover the first completely cloud-free exoplanet and a star-forming cloud reveals its structure through vibrations.

    The post 60-Second Astro News: 3D View of Star-Forming Cloud & A Cloud-Free Exoplanet appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  8. The RXTE satellite, which reentered Earth's atmosphere over the tropics on April 30th, leaves behind a legacy of discoveries and data.

    The post The X-ray Legacy of RXTE appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  9. The gravitational-wave detection last year of a neutron star merger has revealed details on neutron star structure, ruling out exotic quark matter in the objects’ cores.

    The post Gravitational Waves Shed Light on Neutron Star Interiors appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  10. Jupiter's at opposition this week. Close and bright, it shines like a midnight version of Venus. No matter your scope, the biggest planet is always a crowd-pleaser.

    The post Jupiter Shines with a Mighty Light appeared first on Sky & Telescope.