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Hurricane Barry

Posted: Saturday, July 13, 2019

An incredible Satellite photograph of Tropical Storm Barry taken by U.S. Astronaut Christina Koch on Thursday, July 11, 2019

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The ASN Newsletter

Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

This page includes links to current and some back issues of the ASN Newsletters. 

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Upcoming Star Parties

Posted: Thursday, June 20, 2019

Find the latest information on local star parties in Sparks, Markleevile, and Galena, as well as information on August's Lassen Volcanic National Park Dark Sky Festival...

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First Solar Eclipse Captured On Film

Posted: Sunday, June 2, 2019

Restored by the British Film Institute, this eclipse of the sun was filmed in the first year of the 20th century.

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NASA Invites Public to Help Asteroid Mission Choose Sample Site

Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission to the asteroid Bennu needs extra pairs of eyes to help choose its sample collection site on the asteroid – and to look for anything else that might be scientifically interesting. 

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NASA Plans New Human Lunar Landing System

Posted: Friday, May 17, 2019

NASA reported on May 16, 2019 that the agency has awarded $45.5 million, the funds spread between eleven companies, including Boeing in Texas, Lockheed in Colorado, Masten Space Systems, Aerojet Rocketdyne, SpaceX and SSL in California, among others. 

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NYT Astronomy and Space Calendar

Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

The New York Times has created an Astronomy and Space Calendar that you can add to your Google and iOS calendars. 

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