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The Latest News On Astronomy For The Week

This is a list of 5 latest news on astronomy for the week. Be sure to check them out!

Aryan Mishra invites teens to astronomy | Science Wire | EarthSky

Aryan Mishra Aryan Mishra is a 15-year-old student in Delhi, India, who has a passion for astronomy. In 2014, he and Keerti Vardhan, another student, discovered a near-Earth asteroid during a nationwide asteroid search campaign. Now Aryan has more to say to teens around the world about the beauty and joys of astronomy. Read More…

Feature: New observatory aims to put Iranian astronomy on the map

INO has very good potential for becoming an important facility for astronomy in the world, not only in Iran, he adds. The telescope will study exoplanets and gamma ray bursts, hunt for dark matter, and probe galaxy formation. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a religious hard-liner, was elected president in 2005, and his science minister took a dim view of the telescope project, Mansouri says. Read More…

Star Guide: Great Basin Astronomy Festival

The festival is held at Great BasinNational Park 387miles east of Reno, and is well-worth the six-hour drive for a payoff of more stars than you have ever seen. The park is heralded as one of the darkest National Parks in the continental United States, and its yearly astronomy festival features a wide variety of activities provided by park rangers, volunteersand sponsors. The festival is run by Kelly Carroll, supervisor of the park. Read More…

Japanese X-ray observatory completes decade-long mission | Astronomy Now

The Suzaku satellite spent a decade watching some of the most energetic parts of the cosmos, focusing on supernova explosions, black holes and galactic clusters, while peering back in time to study the structure of the universe billions of years ago. Suzaku launched on a Japanese M-5 rocket on 10 July 2005, replacing a similar craft lost in a launch failure in 2000. The spacecraft was originally called Astro-E2, but Japanese officials renamed it Suzaku after a legendary red bird from Chinese mythology. Read More…

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