A supernova has appeared in the Messier 82 galaxy – visible in moderate size telescopes and a well-placed imaging target. More information here.
You can actually watch ISON go around the sun via the Solar Dynamics Observatory.
Incredible time lapse video of two comets passing earth
A new blog entry has been posted about the recent Staunton River Star Party. It was a great party! Tell your astronomer friends. The blog post is at this link.
This is one of the most amazing astronomy photos I’ve ever seen.
Book Signing Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space ExplorationMeet author and Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin and take home a signed book as a memento.Saturday, June 1, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. At the Museum Shop
Could it be another Hale-Bopp?
I sure wish Richmond had seen this kind of creativity when they used a similar contest to name the local baseball team The Flying Squirrels.