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 European Space Agency switched off its groundbreaking LISA Pathfinder mission this week.

    The post Goodbye, LISA Pathfinder appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  2. Russia's first crowd-funded satellite, named Mayak (Russian for "beacon of light"), promises to be the “brightest object in the night sky next to the Moon.”

    The post New Satellite “Mayak” Might Light Up the Sky appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. A new study of a nearby cluster of newly formed stars reveals that brown dwarfs may rival stars in the Milky Way in number, with one brown dwarf for every two bona fide stars.

    The post 100 Billion Brown Dwarfs in the Milky Way? appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  4. Astronomers found six runaway stars when they applied a neural network to data from the European Space Agency’s Gaia mission, which is set to map a billion stars across the Milky Way and beyond.

    The post Artificial Neural Network Finds Speeding Stars appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  5. A team of amateurs observers, some armed with just 3-inch telescopes, have found that the main-belt asteroid 113 Amalthea probably has a small companion.

    The post Amateur Observers Find an Asteroid’s Moon appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  6. NASA's Juno Spacecraft delivers stunning closeup views of Jupiter's famous swirling Great Red Spot storm.

    The post By Jove! Juno Images Jupiter’s Great Red Spot appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  7. The celestial event of this young century — the great American total solar eclipse of 2017 — is now just weeks away. The biggest remaining question is, where will you be when the Moon’s shadow arrives?

    The post Top 10 Places to View the Total Solar Eclipse appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  8. Thanks to the effects of gravitational lensing, a team of astronomers was able to reconstruct a distant galaxy and study its unexpectedly clumpy star forming regions.

    The post Incredible Resolution: Reconstructed Galaxy Pushes Hubble’s Limits appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  9. At opposition this week and as bright as it will be for the next 190 years, it's time to find your way to Pluto, a frigid enigma at the edge of night.

    The post Let’s Find Pluto! appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  10. The region around Sgr A*, the 4-million-solar-mass black hole at the heart of our galaxy, is a complex and dynamic place. New Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) observations of the Milky Way’s center now reveal more about this harsh, inhospitable environment.

    The post Exploring the Minispiral at the Milky Way’s Center appeared first on Sky & Telescope.