Visual Astronomy Display: October 2019

Highlights…

  • The Carnegie Institute of Science discovered 20 new moons orbiting Saturn, making it now the planet with the most moons in our solar system;
  • Speaking of planets, sky watchers this month will be able to spot the elusive Uranus and Neptune with the naked eye;
  • New ESO observations of light emitted by hydrogen gas 12 billion light-years away provide evidence of a cosmic web of intergalactic filaments;
  • SciShow Space explains the historical relationship between World War I wiretapping and radio astronomy;
  • NASA breaks down their new lunar exploration program, Artemis, in their #AskNASA series.

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Rebecca Tibbitts

Digital Projects Assistant at Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian

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