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Astronomy News

  • The Sky This Week from November 15 to 24
  • Fri, 15 Nov 2019 12:00:00 GMT - A spectacular conjunction between Venus and Jupiter wraps up a week that also features the peak of the annual Leonid meteor shower.

  • Watch live: Spacewalks to fix important Space Station instrument
  • Thu, 14 Nov 2019 12:00:00 GMT -

    Over a series of four to five spacewalks, astronauts will be repairing an instrument that has changed the way we see the universe.



  • SpaceX releases 60 more Starlink satellites to orbit
  • Tue, 12 Nov 2019 12:00:00 GMT -

    The satellites might provide internet to the world one day, but they’re a subject of controversy in the world of astronomy.



  • This spacecraft will detect if exoplanet skies are cloudy, hazy, or clear
  • Tue, 12 Nov 2019 12:00:00 GMT - Want to know the weather on another world? CASE will have you covered.

  • How could we find a wormhole hiding in the Milky Way?
  • Mon, 11 Nov 2019 12:00:00 GMT - A wormhole is a hypothetical concept that connects two separate areas of space-time. But if the Milky Way has one, we might be able to detect it by looking for oddly orbiting stars near it.


  • What it takes to be a space pilot
  • Fri, 08 Nov 2019 12:00:00 GMT - With the expansion of commercial space exploration, more pilots will be needed. Here's how they get the job.

  • The Sky This Week from November 8 to 17
  • Fri, 08 Nov 2019 12:00:00 GMT - A rare transit of Mercury across the face of the Sun highlights a week that also features a Full Moon and the peak of the annual Leonid meteor shower.

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