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  • NASA TV to Air Departure of Japanese Cargo Ship from Space Station
    on 13 August 2020 at 19:04

    Eleven years after the launch of the first H-II Transfer cargo vehicle (HTV) to the International Space Station, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA’s) HTV-9 will depart the orbital laboratory Tuesday, Aug. 18, with live coverage beginning at 1:15 p.m. EDT on NASA Television and the agency’s website. […]

  • Hints of Young Solar Systems
    by AAS Nova on 13 August 2020 at 13:00

    By studying the images of small young star systems, astronomers expect to learn more about the formation of our solar system. The post Hints of Young Solar Systems appeared first on Sky & Telescope. […]

  • Here’s What’s New in the Pocket Sky Atlas, 2nd Edition
    by Roger W. Sinnott on 12 August 2020 at 13:00

    Sky & Telescope presents the second edition of its most popular celestial atlases, the Pocket Sky Atlas and the Jumbo Pocket Sky Atlas! The post Here’s What’s New in the Pocket Sky Atlas, 2nd Edition appeared first on Sky & Telescope. […]

  • Amazon Satellites Add to Astronomers’ Worries About the Night Sky
    by Carolian Astronomy Society on 11 August 2020 at 06:55

    The F.C.C. approved the company’s 3,236-satellite constellation, which aims to provide high-speed internet service around the world. (Feed generated with FetchRSS) […]

  • Perseids Peak August 11–12 — Get Ready for the Show
    by Bob King on 10 August 2020 at 17:48

    The Perseid meteor shower is like no other. Every August it delivers up to 100 meteors an hour in pleasant weather conducive to getting outside and staying up late. What’s more, most kids still aren’t in school, making it possible for the entire family to enjoy the event. The post Perseids Peak August 11–12 — Get Ready for the Show appeared first on Sky & Telescope. […]