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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

 

Astronomy.com – 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

 

October Meeting Minutes

 

Mars rock touched by NASA Curiosity has surprises

 

Solar wind particles likely source of water locked inside lunar soils

 

September Meeting Minutes

 

August Meeting Minutes

 

July Meeting Minutes 

 

June Meeting Minutes

 

May Meeting Minutes

 

April Meeting Minutes

 

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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