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. Hayabusa 2’s asteroid Ryugu has some unexpected characteristics. In particular, its dry surface could spell trouble for current theories about how Earth obtained its water.

    The post Hayabusa 2 Finds Asteroid Ryugu Is Young, Dark & Dry appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  2. In astronomy news this week, scientists found a pulsar racing out of the galaxy and mapped a star's magnetic field from 130 light-years away.

    The post 60-Second Astro News: Cannonball Pulsar & Mapping a Star from Afar appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. Asteroid Bennu is turning out to be a hazardous place for the NASA spacecraft to sample: It has uneven, rugged terrain and occasionally even hurls rocks into space.

    The post Bumpy Road Ahead For NASA’s Osiris-REX appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  4. A powerful fireball exploded over the wilds of eastern Russia last December. Satellites captured the whole thing. 

    The post Amazing Images Capture Giant Fireball Exploding Over the Bering Sea appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  5. As observations trickle in from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, mission scientists have new insights on how their two-lobed target formed in the Kuiper Belt.

    The post New Results Probe the Origin of “Ultima Thule” appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  6. Astronomers are using Gaia and the Hubble Space Telescope to make the most precise measure of the Milky Way’s mass to date. The new result puts our galaxy on par with — if not more massive than — Andromeda.

    The post The Milky Way Contains the Mass of 1.5 Trillion Suns appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  7. NASA's Lunar Gateway and a return to the Moon are the big winners in the 2020 budget proposed for the agency; the futures of planetary and Earth science are less clear.

    The post NASA 2020 Budget Proposal Boosts Exploration, Downplays Science appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  8. Astronomers think a jet-powered rocking motion could solve the puzzle.

    The post ‘Oumuamua “Sped Up” in the Inner Solar System. This Might Be Why. appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  9. Drilling operations for NASA's Mars Insight Lander have been put on hold as the "mole" has hit unexpected obstacles.

    The post Mars Insight’s “Mole” Hits a Snag appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  10. NASA’s SOFIA airborne observatory has returned a striking far-infrared view of the Cigar Galaxy and its “galactic superwind.”

    The post Tracing the Cigar Galaxy’s Superwind appeared first on Sky & Telescope.