February 13th, 2016
Waxing Crescent Moon
Seth Jarvis

Pluto – How many moons?

Pop quiz, hotshot! How many moons does Pluto have?

Gateway to the Stars May 5 – Galaxies!

This month’s performance of Gateway to the Stars will feature some of the grandest objects in the universe – the “galaxies”!

Seth Jarvis

Hubble, as a movie camera!

There are times when “Wow!” just isn’t enough of a word.  Astronomers just released movies made by stitching together 14 years of Hubble Space Telescope images to reveal the beautiful and fascinating movements of stellar gas clouds surrounding newborn stars.


STS-125: The Beginning of the End of an Era

The Space Shuttle Atlantis launched today (Monday, 5/11/09, 12:01 pm MDT) on the fourth and (declared) final mission to service the 20-year old Hubble Space Telescope. Launched in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has opened our eyes to a whole…