SKYWATCH: ‘LISA’ PATHFINDER SURPASSES EXPECTATIONS, DUAL SUPERNOVAE LIGHT UP JUNE NIGHTS, AND MORE

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LISA Pathfinder Surpasses Expectations

Sky & Telescope

The European Space Agency’s LISA Pathfinder mission paves the way for a future space-based gravitational-wave detector.

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OBSERVING HIGHLIGHTS

This Week’s Sky at a Glance, June 10 – 18

Sky & Telescope

Here is what you can expect to see in the night sky this upcoming week.

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Dual Supernovae Light Up June Nights

Sky & Telescope

Supernovae are popping up everywhere! Two stars flamed out millions of years ago and at least one is an easy catch right now in amateur telescopes.

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Tour June’s Sky: Three Planets at Nightfall

Sky & Telescope

Sky & Telescope’s astronomy podcast takes you on a guided tour of the night sky. After the Sun sinks from view, enjoy watching Mars and Saturn near Scorpius in the southeast and Jupiter near Leo well up in the southwest.

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