This Week in Astronomy (Dec 6 – 27)

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ASTRONOMY THIS WEEK – DECEMBER 6-13, 2013

Jupiter’s Moon Europa Spotted Spouting Water http://bit.ly/Kj8uPD
Hubble Space Telescope Sees Evidence of Water Vapor Venting off Jupiter Moon
http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/hubble-europa-water-vapor/index.html
NASA Reveals New Results From Inside the Ozone Hole
http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/new-results-from-inside-the-ozone-hole/index.html
First noble gas molecules discovered in space
http://phys.org/news/2013-12-noble-gas-molecules-space.html
Space Shuttle-Sized Asteroid 2013 XY8 to Fly Past Earth on Dec. 11
http://www.universetoday.com/107091/space-shuttle-sized-asteroid-2013-xy8-to-fly-past-earth-on-dec-11/
NASA-USGS Landsat 8 Satellite Pinpoints Coldest Spots on Earth
http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/nasa-usgs-landsat-8-satellite-pinpoints-coldest-spots-on-earth/index.html
Astronomers find alien planet 11 times the size of Jupiter
http://www.examiner.com/article/alien-planet-found-astronomers-find-alien-planet-11-times-the-size-of-jupiter
Geminid meteor shower set to peak, but moon might curtail viewing
http://www.nbcnews.com/science/geminid-meteor-shower-set-peak-moon-might-curtail-viewing-2D11718660
Chinese Rocket Failure Destroys Earth-Observation Satellite
http://www.space.com/23895-china-rocket-launch-failure-destroys-satellite.html
European probe on course for complicated mission to land on comet
http://www.nbcnews.com/science/european-probe-course-complicated-mission-land-comet-2D11723747

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ASTRONOMY THIS WEEK– DECEMBER 14-20, 2013

Liftoff for ESA’s Billion-star Surveyor
http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Gaia/Liftoff_for_ESA_s_billion-star_surveyor
China Lands Rover on The Moon
http://news.discovery.com/space/china-lands-rover-on-the-moon-131214.htm#mkcpgn=rssnws1
Smithsonian’s Submillimeter Array Reveals Giant Star Cluster in the Making SMA Reveals Giant Star Cluster in the Making   http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/news/2013-31
Hubble Watches Super Star Create Holiday Light Show
http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/hubble-watches-super-star-create-holiday-light-show/index.html
Final James Webb Space Telescope Mirrors Arrive at NASA
http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/final-james-webb-space-telescope-mirrors-arrive-at-nasa/index.html
NASA’s Deep Space Network: The Original ‘Wireless Network’ Turns 50
http://www.nasa.gov/jpl/news/dsn20131218/index.html
Second Monkey Travels Safely To Space And Back, Iran Reports
http://www.universetoday.com/107237/second-monkey-travels-safely-to-space-and-back-iran-reports/
Astronomers Develop Software for the Gaia Satellite  http://bit.ly/Kj8Aqj
Michael Deacon: the Sci-fi Poetry of Hawking’s Voice
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/tv-and-radio-reviews/10513096/Michael-Deacon-the-sci-fi-poetry-of-Hawkings-voice.html
Dawn Creates Guide To Vesta’s Hidden Attractions
http://www.nasa.gov/jpl/dawn/asteroid-20131216/index.html#.UrP2838f0vU

Read more: http://stellareyes.com/news/photo-sharing/item/79-this-week-in-astronomy.html

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ASTRONOMY THIS WEEK– DECEMBER 21-27, 2013

NASA’s 2013 Year in Review http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/YIR13/index.html
10 Cool Things NASA Did In 2013
http://www.buzzfeed.com/nasa/10-cool-things-nasa-did-in-2013-hwrm
JPL Researcher Receives Presidential Early Career Award http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2013-376
NASA Astronauts Step Outside Space Station for 1st of 3 Holiday Spacewalks
http://www.space.com/24058-astronauts-perform-urgent-holiday-spacewalk.html
101 Astronomical Events for 2014  http://www.universetoday.com/107259/101-astronomical-events-for-2014/
Best Space Photos 2013: Awesome Year of the Comet Shines Bright
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/12/131225/space-stars-earth-saturn-mars-moon-satellite-nebula-comet-science/
The Best Astronomy and Space Pictures of 2013  http://slate.me/1l9BhRv
Cassini Sees Saturn and Moons in Holiday Dress  http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2013-375
Top 10 Astronomy Events for 2014  http://o.canada.com/technology/top-10-astronomy-events-for-2014/
Hawaii Time-lapse Night Sky Video Goes Viral  http://sgphotos.com/portfolio/timelapse/

Read more: http://stellareyes.com/news/photo-sharing/item/80-this-week-in-astronomy.html

About ~ wolfrayetstar

Science enthusiast and visual artist - hobbyist. Begginer in astrophotography and huge fan of nerdy jokes.
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