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Testing Webb’s Mirror

The testing continues for the James Webb Space Telescope. Everything has to be be perfect before the telescope is loaded onto the Ariane V for flight. Lots more to be done before that happens, but it is looking like a telescope now. ESA: The secondary mirror – visible in the top right corner of ...

Hubble’s Look at NGC 2022

This is how own star, the Sun, will end up in the far-far future (from our perspective). Billions of years from now our sun will become a planetary nebula. Thanks to ESA/Hubble & NASA, R. Wade for the image. ESA: Although it looks more like an entity seen through a microscope ...

The Four Candidates on Bennu

Here are the final four candidates on asteroid Bennu for the sample return mission. The spacial distribution of the sites can be seen in this very short video. Which would you choose? Credits: NASA/University of Arizona NASA: After months grappling with the rugged reality of asteroid Bennu...

Leaving the Solar Doldrums?

The above chart, shows we are at the bottom of the solar cycle (Solar Cycle 24). It looks like the predictions for the progression to Solar Cycle 25 could be pretty good. We have already seen new sunspots with the correct magnetic polarity for the new cycle. The northern pole of the Sun has be...

It’s Called Churymoon

It’s a fun moniker, “Churymoon” – a REAL chip off the old comet. Couldn’t resist. Very pleased to see Rosetta in the news again! Image:  ESA/Rosetta/MPS/OSIRIS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA/J. Roger (CC BY-SA 4.0) ESA: Last week marked five years since ESA’s Rosettabe...
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