August 28th, 2014
Waxing Crescent Moon
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Seth Jarvis

Pluto – How many moons?

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

Mike Murray

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.

Richard

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…