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. Supermassive black holes en route to merger have strange dynamics in their gas disks. Astronomers have spotted the most distant spectroscopically confirmed supernova. And NSF decides the fate of the Arecibo Observatory.

    The post 60-Second Astro News: Merging Black Holes, The Most Distant Super-Supernova, and Arecibo’s Fate appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  2. In 2016 an amateur astronomer captured the first flashes of a supernova on camera. A team of researchers has used his and follow-up observations to reveal unprecedented details about these titanic explosions.

    The post Amateur Astronomer Captures Supernova’s First Light appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. The recent budget proposal for NASA dealt a blow to the astronomical community, putting several key missions — including WFIRST, a successor to Hubble — under the financial axe.

    The post NASA Budget Proposal Would Cancel WFIRST appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  4. Scientists have finally confirmed a decades-old theory on what causes the faint flickering seen in the Northern Lights toward dawn.

    The post Chorus Waves Drive the Beat for Pulsating Northern Lights appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  5. AAS Chambliss Award winner Donald Bruns explains how he confirmed Einstein's predictions during the 2017 total solar eclipse.

    The post A Picture-Perfect Solar Eclipse Experiment appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  6. The recent discovery of a new type of tiny, star-forming galaxy is the latest in a zoo of detections shedding light on our early universe. What can we learn from the unique “little blue dots” found in archival Hubble data?

    The post Hubble’s View of Little Blue Dots appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  7. Newly-discovered asteroid 2018 CB will be passing only about 44,000 miles away Friday and visible in modest telescopes.

    The post Asteroid 2018 CB Zips by Earth Friday: Watch it Online appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  8. SpaceX made history on February 6th when the company successfully launched its long-awaited Falcon Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

    The post Long-Awaited Falcon Heavy Ready For Business appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  9. A new suite of cosmological simulations sheds light on the interconnected cosmic processes that shape the universe.

    The post Simulating the Universe: The Next Generation appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  10. Two new studies of the seven planets orbiting TRAPPIST-1 shed light on how these worlds formed and what they look like now.

    The post A Closer Look at the Worlds of TRAPPIST-1 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.