SKYWATCH: MEET OUMUAMUA, THE INTERSTELLAR CIGAR, NASA JOINS JAPANESE MISSION TO MOONS OF MARS, AND MORE

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Meet ʻOumuamua, the Interstellar Cigar

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Rapid-response observations by major observatories shows that the first-known interstellar visitor is 10 times longer than it is wide. Read more…

NASA Joins Japanese Mission to Martian Moons

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NASA is developing a key instrument for a daring mission to the Martian moons, Phobos and Deimos, including a sample return from Phobos. Read more…

OBSERVING HIGHLIGHTS

This Week’s Sky at a Glance, November 24 – December 2

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Learn what’s in the sky for the week of November 24 – December 2. This week’s full Moon is the closest of the year. Read more…

Invite Ross 128 Over This Thanksgiving

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With exoplanet Ross 128b in the news, we pay a visit to the star that sustains this potentially habitable exoplanet. Read more…

Tour November’s Sky: Predawn Planets

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As you’ll hear in this month’s astronomy podcast, Venus and Jupiter are putting on quite a show low in the east before dawn. Read more…

Gifts for the Astronomer: Top Editors’ Picks

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Searching for that perfect astronomy-themed gift for a friend or loved one? Look no further, we’ve got you covered, with globes, atlases, calendars, and much more! Read more…

Simple Formulas for the Telescope Owner

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How to calculate what you need to know about your telescopes, oculars, and binoculars. Read more…

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