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. The University of Chicago is ending its support for Yerkes Observatory, a historic, castle-like building built to house a gigantic telescope, on October 1st. Its future remains unclear.

    The post The Not-Quite Closing of Yerkes Observatory appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  2. Hubble reveals a relic galaxy, Dawn sees the surface of asteroid Ceres changing, and scientists probe an auroral phenomenon named "Steve."

    The post 60-Second Astro News: A Relic Galaxy, Changing Ceres & The Aurora Named “Steve” appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. Stephen Hawking, renowned physicist, famed science communicator, and all-around inspiration, has passed away at the age of 76.

    The post Stephen Hawking, 1942–2018 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  4. Hubble's powerful eye scouts the outer planets once an Earth year, shedding light on planetary weather, like Jupiter's Great Red Spot and Neptune's Great Dark Spot.

    The post Hubble: Weather Watcher of the Outer Solar System appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  5. Planet interactions are thought to be common as solar systems are first forming and settling down. A new study suggests that these close encounters could have a significant impact on the moons of giant exoplanets — and they may generate a large population of free-floating exomoons.

    The post The Fate of Exomoons when Planets Scatter appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  6. Got any plans in 46 million years? If not, you should keep an eye out for PSR J1946+2052 around that time — this upcoming merger of two neutron stars promises to be an exciting show!

    The post Neutron Stars Discovered on Collision Course appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  7. NASA’s Juno spacecraft has found breathtaking cyclones at Jupiter’s poles and probed how deep the planet’s jet streams go.

    The post Amazing Storms, Jet Streams on Jupiter appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  8. China's premier space station, Tiangong 1, has a one-way ticket into the Earth's atmosphere later this month. See it before it's no more.

    The post Last Chance to See Doomed Chinese Space Station appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  9. A series of 11 sounding rocket flights from two remote locations in the Arctic circle will help unlock the secrets of the processes behind the Northern Lights.

    The post Rocket Barrage to Study Northern Lights appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  10. A long-ago encounter between our galaxy and an orbiting dwarf might have ejected some of the Milky Way’s stars.

    The post Dwarf Galaxy Collision Evicted Milky Way Stars appeared first on Sky & Telescope.