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NASA finds possible lava tubes that could support lunar colonies

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter satellite has found clues to possible lava tubes on the Moon that could provide ready-built accommodation and supplies for future astronauts. The post NASA finds possible lava tubes that could support lunar colonies appeared first on Skymania News. Show More Summary

Cosmic detectives find remains of galaxies eaten by Milky Way

Astronomers have discovered 11 new streams of alien stars in the Milky Way, gobbled up from other smaller galaxies. The post Cosmic detectives find remains of galaxies eaten by Milky Way appeared first on Skymania News. Republication on other sites is not permitted. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

NASA’s methane findings on Mars boost chances of underground life

NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars has detected unusually big seasonal changes in methane, boosting the possibility that the planet is home to alien life. The post NASA’s methane findings on Mars boost chances of underground life appeared first on Skymania News. Show More Summary

World’s biggest binoculars will be able to spot alien planets thanks to new tech

Astronomers are adapting the world’s biggest pair of binoculars to allow them to spot alien planets in orbit around other stars. Continue reading World’s biggest binoculars will be able to spot alien planets thanks to new tech at Skymania News. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Supermassive black holes control how new stars are born

Astronomers have found a relationship between how stars form in a galaxy and the mass of its central supermassive black hole. The post Supermassive black holes control how new stars are born appeared first on Skymania News. Republication on other sites is not permitted. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Ten tips for using a new telescope

Got a new telescope for Christmas? Here are ten top tips to help you get started with it! The post Ten tips for using a new telescope appeared first on Skymania News. Republication on other sites is not permitted. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

What to see with a new telescope or binoculars

Have you been given a telescope or binoculars for Christmas? And are you wondering what you can look at with it in the sky right now? Well here are some great targets to seek out during the holiday, as long as the clouds stay away! The post What to see with a new telescope or binoculars appeared first on Skymania News. Show More Summary

NASA shortlists missions to return to Titan and Comet 67P

NASA has shortlisted two new robotic space missions to explore the outer Solar System, with both returning to familiar targets - Titan and Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The post NASA shortlists missions to return to Titan and Comet 67P appeared first on Skymania News. Show More Summary

How to view the Ursid meteor shower in 2017

With the Moon out of the night sky, conditions are very favourable in 2017 for a minor meteor shower that The post How to view the Ursid meteor shower in 2017 appeared first on Skymania News. Republication on other sites is not permitted. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Comet-like planet has an extraordinary orbit too

An international team of researchers led by scientists from the University of Geneva has discovered that an already odd exoplanet is following an extraordinary elliptical orbit. The post Comet-like planet has an extraordinary orbit too appeared first on Skymania News. Show More Summary

See our best photos of the Geminid meteor shower from 2017

The year’s best meteor shower, the Geminids, peaked this week on the 13th/14th of December. As expected, the display of The post See our best photos of the Geminid meteor shower from 2017 appeared first on Skymania News. Republication on other sites is not permitted. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Researchers find most distant known black hole in the early Universe

A research team from across the world has announced the discovery of the most distant black hole yet. It formed when the Universe was still in its infancy. The post Researchers find most distant known black hole in the early Universe appeared first on Skymania News. Show More Summary

The truth about tonight’s supermoon and what you will see

Today’s “supermoon” is in danger of becoming a “hypermoon” with all the fuss that is being made about it. Here's the truth about what you will see. The post The truth about tonight’s supermoon and what you will see appeared first on Skymania News. Show More Summary

What’s up, NASA? Your night sky tips for December are so misleading

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory provides a useful service each month in publishing a “What’s Up” video to tell the public The post What’s up, NASA? Your night sky tips for December are so misleading appeared first on Skymania News. Republication on other sites is not permitted. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

SpaceX chief Elon Musk plans to fly his own sports car to Mars

Space entrepreneur Elon Musk plans to launch his most powerful rocket in January – to send a bright red sports The post SpaceX chief Elon Musk plans to fly his own sports car to Mars appeared first on Skymania News. Republication on other sites is not permitted. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

What to see in the night sky in December, 2017

No bright planets are visible in the evening sky in December 2017, but Mars and Jupiter rise before dawn. The Geminid meteor shower will be active. The post What to see in the night sky in December, 2017 appeared first on Skymania News. Republication on other sites is not permitted. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

What to see in the night sky in December, 2017

? No bright planets are visible in December’s evening sky. Venus and Saturn lie too close to the Sun, and The post What to see in the night sky in December, 2017 appeared first on Skymania News. Republication on other sites is not permitted. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

How to observe the Geminid meteor shower in 2017

The Geminid meteor shower occurs in December. It is routinely the strongest and most reliable shower of shooting stars of the year. The post How to observe the Geminid meteor shower in 2017 appeared first on Skymania News. Republication on other sites is not permitted. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Your guide to the Leonid meteor shower in 2017

Here is everything you need to know about the Leonid meteor shower, a display of shooting stars that occurs every November. The post Your guide to the Leonid meteor shower in 2017 appeared first on Skymania News. Republication on other sites is not permitted. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Astronomers heard “weird” signals from direction of new Earth-sized planet

Astronomers have discovered a nearby Earth-sized planet in the direction from which mysterious radio signals were heard earlier this year. The post Astronomers heard “weird” signals from direction of new Earth-sized planet appeared first on Skymania News. Show More Summary

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