Visual Astronomy Display: September 2017
Visual Astronomy Display for September 2017
- Annie Jump Cannon, a pioneering and record-setting astronomer at a time when women couldn’t even vote, is featured at My Girl Heroes;
- Even though we know a lot about Mars, the Red Planet still holds many mysteries, SciShowSpace explains;
- Cassini gears up for its final mission, a dive into the ringed planet on September 15;
- This week’s Physics Crash Course videos explain Rotational Motion and Torque;
- From a million miles away, NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) captured 12 images of the moon’s shadow over North America on August 21, 2017; and
- Jim Ingalls from the Spitzer Space Center discusses the biggest technical challenges overcome by his team.
- “Voyager: 40 Years in Space,” Alan Cummings celebrates the anniversary of the spacecraft’s 1977 launch, held at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
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