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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. New observations have captured a feeding black hole in our galaxy as it bursts onto the scene.

    The post A Black Hole X-Ray Binary Rises appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  2. NASA's next Mars rover will explore a geologically diverse crater that may once have been flooded with water, a crucial ingredient for the mission's search for evidence of past life.

    The post Jezero Crater Selected as Landing Site for Mars 2020 Rover appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. In astronomy news this week: The most luminous quasar known in the cosmos is devouring three galaxy companions, while a newly discovered ghostly satellite of the Milky Way hints at hordes more just waiting to be found.

    The post 60-Second Astro News: A Carnivorous Quasar and a Galaxy Ghost appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  4. A database run by the American Association of Variable Star Observers will organize and archive data on transiting exoplanets collected by amateur astronomers.

    The post Amateur Planet Hunters Have a New Online Resource appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  5. Do star clusters form all at once or over several generations? A team of astronomers finds an answer among the spinning stars of an amateur favorite, the Wild Duck Cluster. 

    The post Ducks in Disguise or How Stars Hide Their True Colors appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  6. Coastal waves from mid-sized asteroid impacts might be more like a storm surge than a wall of watery destruction, according to NASA experiments with paintballs.

    The post Paintballs Clarify What Happens When an Asteroid Hits Earth’s Ocean appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  7. One of the closest stars to the Sun hosts a planet at least three times as massive as our own where temperatures might be just low enough to freeze liquid water.

    The post A Chilly Super-Earth May Orbit Barnard’s Star appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  8. Now you see it, now you don't. McNeil's Nebula in Orion has disappeared, thanks to a drastic reduction in brightness from the protostar that usually provides illumination. 

    The post The Case of the Vanishing Nebula appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  9. A low-mass sun with few elements heavier than helium provides hope that the Galaxy might contain survivors from the very first generation of stars. 

    The post Puny Star Might Be Specimen from Early Universe appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  10. Arizona comet hunter Don Machholz did it again! He discovered his 12th comet only two mornings ago. Set your alarm, grab your scope, and take a look.

    The post Amateur Don Machholz Discovers His 12th Comet! (Updated) appeared first on Sky & Telescope.