Richmond Astronomical Society

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Aug 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Meetings

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

 

Hubble Snaps Galaxy Pair Arp 116

 

Potentially Habitable Exoplanet Found Orbiting Red Dwarf Gliese 163

 

Uncovering Secrets of Messier 4

 

 Up in the sky: ‘Solar whip,’ Northern Lights

 

Walls of lunar crater may hold patchy ice

 

Explosion of galaxy formation lit up early universe

 

Curiosity rover begins eastbound trek on martian surface

 

Millions of black holes spotted

 

Kepler discovers multiple planets orbiting a pair of stars

 

Sweet Space: Sugar Molecules Found in Gas Surrounding Sun-Like Star

 

Space-warping white dwarfs produce gravitational waves

 

Human voice makes giant leap in space thanks to Curiosity

 

Neil Armstrong, a hero who shunned fame

 

Curiosity’s ChemCam laser first analyses yield beautiful results

 

Moon mission: A TV drama none of us will ever forget

 

Astronaut Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on moon, dies at age 82

 

Australian Study Challenges Big Bang Theory

 

Curiosity’s ChemCam laser first analyses yield beautiful results

 

A Changing Landscape for U.S. Astronomy, Federal Funding on Decline

 

Twin of Magellanic Clouds-Milky Way System Found

 

NASA Keeps Focus on Mars – Another mission in 2016 

 

Mars rover passes first driving test

 

Astronomers Discover Impossible Binary Systems

 

Orionid meteors will light up the darkness

 

First evidence discovered of planet’s destruction by its star


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