SpaceX Starlink satellites dazzle but pose big questions for astronomers

SpaceX Starlink satellites dazzle but pose big questions for astronomers

Elon Musk’s new satellite megaconstellation will make it harder to study the sky with ground-based telescopes.

Source: www.cnet.com/news/spacex-starlink-satellites-dazzle-but-pose-big-questions-for-astronomers/

SpaceX Starlink satellites dazzle but pose big questions for astronomers Elon Musk’s new satellite megaconstellation will make it harder to study the sky with ground-based telescopes. Source: www.cnet.com/news/spacex-starlink-satellites-dazzle-but-pose-big-questions-for-astronomers/

Big black holes can settle in the outskirts of small galaxies

 

Big black holes can settle in the outskirts of small galaxies

Astronomers have found dozens of surprisingly massive black holes far from the centers of their host dwarf galaxies.

Source: www.sciencenews.org/article/big-black-holes-can-settle-outskirts-small-galaxies

  Big black holes can settle in the outskirts of small galaxies Astronomers have found dozens of surprisingly massive black holes far from the centers of their host dwarf galaxies. Source: www.sciencenews.org/article/big-black-holes-can-settle-outskirts-small-galaxies

50 Years Ago: Apollo 10 Clears the Way for the first Moon Landing

 

50 Years Ago: Apollo 10 Clears the Way for the first Moon Landing

50 Years Ago: Apollo 10 Clears the Way for the first Moon Landing

Source: www.nasa.gov/feature/50-years-ago-apollo-10-clears-the-way-for-the-first-moon-landing

  50 Years Ago: Apollo 10 Clears the Way for the first Moon Landing 50 Years Ago: Apollo 10 Clears the Way for the first Moon Landing Source: www.nasa.gov/feature/50-years-ago-apollo-10-clears-the-way-for-the-first-moon-landing

Montage – Image Mosaic Software for Astronomers

 

Montage – Image Mosaic Software for Astronomers

Montage is a toolkit for assembling Flexible Image Transport System (FITS) images into custom mosaics. Key features for end users are:

Source: montage.ipac.caltech.edu/

  Montage – Image Mosaic Software for Astronomers Montage is a toolkit for assembling Flexible Image Transport System (FITS) images into custom mosaics. Key features for end users are: Source: montage.ipac.caltech.edu/

Three Stellar Populations? Unresolved Binaries? Mysteries of the Orion Nebula Cluster

 

Three Stellar Populations? Unresolved Binaries? Mysteries of the Orion Nebula Cluster

Does the Orion Nebula Cluster actually include three distinct stellar populations? Or is it all just a bunch of unresolved binaries and triple systems?

Source: astrobites.org/2019/05/24/mysteries-of-the-orion-nebula-cluster/

  Three Stellar Populations? Unresolved Binaries? Mysteries of the Orion Nebula Cluster Does the Orion Nebula Cluster actually include three distinct stellar populations? Or is it all just a bunch of unresolved binaries and triple systems? Source: astrobites.org/2019/05/24/mysteries-of-the-orion-nebula-cluster/

New Clues About How Ancient Galaxies Lit up the Universe

 

New Clues About How Ancient Galaxies Lit up the Universe

An ambitious new study using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope shows that ancient galaxies were brighter than scientists anticipated and that their light may have changed the universe.

Source: www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=7397

  New Clues About How Ancient Galaxies Lit up the Universe An ambitious new study using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope shows that ancient galaxies were brighter than scientists anticipated and that their light may have changed the universe. Source: www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=7397