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NASA Webb Telescope Aug 19
"...we have always been surprised by what we see in the sky. That’s why building a telescope has always been interesting. Every time we build a better one, we see something we never imagined was out there." View more about the science goals of :
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Dr Heidi B. Hammel Aug 19
A rare view of the back end of the Gemini South 8-meter telescope without any of its scientific cameras and instrument support structure; the staff removed them to gain maintenance access to helium lines (used for equipment cooling) and electric cabling...
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AURA Aug 19
Welcome to AURA Lars Lindberg Christensen! So excited you will soon be part of the NCOA team!
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NASA Goddard Aug 19
A brand-new observation is teaching us more about Jupiter’s Great Red Spot ... watch this video to see how:
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NIC Chile Aug 19
Escuela de Ciencias de los Datos de La Serena organiza su sexta versión con apoyo de NIC Chile
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LSST Astronomy Aug 18
Web developers, don't miss this opportunity! The Education and Public Outreach team needs someone with experience in data visualization to help us make LSST data and astronomy accessible and engaging to a broad audience. Details at
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NOAO Aug 14
The Astronomical Event Observatory Network was just inaugurated at the Telescope, to rapidly follow up on time varying sources such as supernovae and erupting young stars! 🌟🔭 Read more:
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Dr Heidi B. Hammel Aug 15
The twin spacecraft (documented in ) are still alive and producing science; story by
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NOAO Aug 15
Learn more about the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument project on the Mayall 4-meter Telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory, which will conduct the most ambitious cosmic cartography experiment ever! 🤩
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Gemini Observatory Aug 15
Total Annihilation for Supermassive Stars Gemini Observatory captures critical data on an exotic stellar explosion that’s challenging astronomers to rethink how the most massive stars end their lives.
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MAST Aug 15
Mission Update: Sector 13 data now available across all MAST services. Sector 13 is the final Sector in the southern hemisphere in the prime mission. As always, read the Data Release Notes () for information on the processing fo this Sector.
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HubbleTelescope Aug 15
NGC 5189 is considered a planetary nebula, but to the summer intern it looks more like a fire-breathing dragon! Want to participate in our ? Visit: —KG
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LSST Astronomy Aug 15
It's been an exciting and productive week at , join us in Turquoise I/II tomorrow (Friday) morning at 11am for reports on all the breakout sessions from this week. A grab-and-go lunch will be available after the plenary ends.
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SpaceTelescope Aug 13
How did the first generations of stars form? will penetrate gas and dust to reveal new answers. How do we know? Compare these images: The left shows the Carina Nebula in visible light, the right in near-infrared. Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team.
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Amber Straughn Aug 13
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365DaysOfAstro Aug 10
. & Dr. Knut Olson describes the SMASH survey & the citizen science project to analyze data from the SMASH Survey. at
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JWST Observer Aug 12
The first JWST Master Class will include 28 programs in 15 states, Puerto Rico, and 4 other countries. Read more about the Master Class and where local workshops will be held to help the community prepare for Cycle 1:
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LSST Astronomy Aug 12
Hey colleagues, the Welcome Plenary for starts at 3:30pm today in Turquoise I/II. Come find out about all the productive and fun things happening this week.
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HubbleTelescope Aug 12
What we know: NGC 2787 is a barred lenticular galaxy, not a spiral or an elliptical. It has a central bulge, but is semi-armless. It contains older stars, but also much more dust than other galaxy types. Keep reading:
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LSST Astronomy Aug 9
Want to know more about black holes and how will help the astronomers who study them? Come to at 7pm on Thurs Aug 15 for a FREE public talk: LSST & Black Holes. Info at
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