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Oct 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Meetings


October Meeting Minutes 


Curiosity’s Views of Gale Crater


Massive Black Hole in Orion Nebula, Only 1,300 Light-Years Away?


Astronomers Capture Brilliant Globular Cluster NGC 6362


NASA’s NuStar gets first look at black hole at the center of the Milky Way


Scientists measure the universe’s first starlight


Mars rover finds no methane, homemade soups (yet)


Dawn sees “young” surface on giant asteroid


Jupiter brightens the December sky


Spitzer sees light of lonesome stars
Revisiting Orion’s Stellar Membership


Astronomers Capture 2-Million-Light-Year-Long Cosmic Jet


Astronomers Find Spiral Arms at Core of Giant Elliptical Galaxy Centaurus A


Capturing the Orionid meteor shower


VISTA creates largest-ever catalog of center of the Milky Way


Milky Way’s black hole getting ready for snack – This week in pictures


Freshest Mars Rock has Hints of Water


Armchair astronomers find planet in four-star system


Planet found in nearest star system to Earth


Massive asteroid slated to miss Earth, according to NASA


Big Meteoroid Boomerangs Around Earth


55 Cancri E: Diamond Planet 40 Light Years Away


Probe would set sail on a Saturn moon


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Mars rock touched by NASA Curiosity has surprises


Solar wind particles likely source of water locked inside lunar soils


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Star Zips around Milky Way Black Hole once in 11.5 years


Strange Cold Layer Discovered in Atmosphere of Venus


Gemini Observatory Captures Sharpest-Ever Ground-Based Image of Pluto and Charon


Liquid water near Europa’s surface a rarity


NASA rover finds old streambed on martian surface


Peering to the edge of a black hole


Hubble goes to the extreme to assemble farthest-ever view of the universe


Most Distant Galaxy Ever Seen: MACS 1149-JD


Mysterious Spherical Objects on Mars Puzzle NASA Scientists


Mercury probe points to different origin for 1st planet


Hubble sees NGC 7090 — an active star-forming galaxy


Uranus reaches its 2012 peak


Mars rover targets unusual rock en route to first destination


The highest-resolution camera ever built 


Sharpest Ever Images of the Sun


New View of Oddly Shaped Pencil Nebula


Mars rover performing ‘almost flawlessly’


Dark energy is real, say Portsmouth astronomers


Extreme life-forms might be able to survive on eccentric exoplanets


First planets found around Sun-like stars in a cluster


Amateur Astronomers capture impact on Jupiter’s surface


One Degree Imager debuts at WIYN Telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory


Stunning views of the sky at night


Dawn Bids Vesta Adieu


Astronomers See Gravitational Waves from White-Dwarf Pair


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