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This Year In Astronomy: 2014

Here is a recapitulation of important astronomy events from 2014! Poster made by our Stellar Eyes team. You can visit us also on Facebook. “Every person you’ve ever heard of lies right in there. All those kings and battles, migrations and inventions, … Continue reading

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This Week in Astronomy (Nov 16 – 22)

ASTRONOMY THIS WEEK – NOV 16-22, 2013 Ames to Pitch NASA on Value of ‘New’ Kepler Mission http://www.spaceflightnow.com/news/n1311/15kepler/#.Uo4dNX8f0vU Cosmonaut Aleksandr Serebrov Veteran of Four Space Missions Dies at 69 http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/18/science/space/aleksandr-serebrov-cosmonaut-of-fettered-times-dies-at-69.html?_r=0 Celebrating 15 Years of the International Space Station http://www.nasa.gov/content/infographic-15-years-of-the-international-space-station/index.html#.Uo42PX8f0vU President Obama … Continue reading

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This Week in Astronomy (August 10 – 16)

Hello friends, Well, I’m glad I can tell you good news – I was given a great opportunity to be a creator of visual interface of weekly infographics “This Week in Astronomy” on Stellar Eyes website. I really appreciate it, … Continue reading

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Is Kepler Dead?

This recent update about Kepler really made me sad… “At our semi-weekly contact on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, we found the Kepler spacecraft once again in safe mode. As was the case earlier this month, this was a Thruster-Controlled Safe Mode. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the (possible) death of Kepler

Originally posted on Planet Hunters:
Today brought some incredibly sad news to planet hunters everywhere. The Kepler satellite, which has provided all the data which has fed our site since the beginning, has probably reached the end of its useful…

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Kepler Discovers its Smallest Habitable Zone Planets

NASA’s Kepler mission has discovered two new planetary systems that include three super-Earth-size planets in the “habitable zone,” the range of distance from a star where the surface temperature of an orbiting planet might be suitable for liquid water. The … Continue reading

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Astronomers Have Found the Smallest Exoplanet Yet

This post is based on a fresh new article by “Bad Astronomer” Phil Plait in Slate magazine. A team of astronomers has reported a discovery of the smallest exoplanet orbiting around a Sun-like star yet. The exoplanet Kepler-37b is a mere … Continue reading

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