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 Japanese Hayabusa 2 spacecraft dispatched the first of a set of smaller missions that will explore asteroid 162173 Ryugu.

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  2. The Milky Way's two largest companion galaxies may have once been a threesome — but new data from the Gaia satellite leaves the satellites' history an open question.

    The post The Magellanic Clouds Might Once Have Been a Trio appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. TESS finds its first exoplanet — a super-Earth around bright nearby star Pi Mensae — and astronomers watched an asteroid hide a galaxy to get the details on the asteroid's size, shape, and orbit.

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  4. An unexpected pattern in the Milky Way's disk of stars points to a recent whack from another galaxy.

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  5. After a 10-day lockdown to cooperate with a criminal investigation, Sunspot Solar Observatory is back to looking at the Sun.

    The post Sunspot Solar Observatory Reopens After Mysterious Shutdown appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  6. A recent analysis of data from NASA's Dawn spacecraft reveals the role of cryovolcanism past — and likely present — on the giant asteroid Ceres.

    The post Dawn Probes Role of Cryovolcanism on Ceres appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  7. Thirty years ago, Gene Roddenberry, of Star Trek fame, and three astronomers made the case that the orange-hued star 40 Eridani A ought to host Vulcan, Mr. Spock's home. Now, a robotic survey has discovered a planet around that very star.

    The post Super-Earth Discovered in (Fictional) Vulcan System appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  8. Starbirth and stardeath light up a nearby galaxy while faraway galaxies twist and bend in these new images from NASA's Hubble and Chandra space observatories.

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  9. Last weekend the 10th edition of what has become a major stargazing event drew thousands of visitors to Mount Desert Island in Maine.

    The post Stars Shine Brightly for Acadia Night Sky Festival appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  10. A new finding suggests that LIGO’s neutron-star merger was a typical gamma-ray burst after all.

    The post Seen at Last: A Superfast Jet Streams Away from Neutron-star Smashup appeared first on Sky & Telescope.