The Galactic Times #9 – September 15, 2021

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  • This Just In
    Predicting a Supernova 16 Years From Now
    3D Printing of Molecular Interstellar Clouds
  • Sky Planning Calendar
    * Moon-Gazing  with phases and Kepler’s Second Law
    * Observing—Plan-et and seasons with Kepler’s Second Law redux
    * Border Crossings
  • Astronomy in Everyday Life —Hurricanes, Sunspots and Climate Change, Oh My!

The Galactic Times #8 – September 1, 2021

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In This Issue: 

  • This Just In — Snow on Mars
  • Sky Planning Calendar —
    * Moon-Gazing,
    * Observing—Plan-et with interesting things to observe regarding Neptune, Jupiter and Saturn, 
    * Border Crossings
  • Astronomy in Everyday Life — (Cover Story)
    Halting Steps for an Outdoor Planetarium in Ireland
  • The Classroom Astronomer Newsletter Highlights

The Galactic Times #7 – August 15, 2021

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In This Issue:

  • Cover Story — Mars: The Future (The JAXA Sample Return Mission, ExoMars 2022, and Future Missions to other planets, too)
  • This Just In
    Touring the Asteroid Bennu—the Awesome Video
    A Rare (and Barely Naked Eye) Nova
  • Article — A Diversity of Exoplanets, Are We Not The Standard?
  • Sky Planning Calendar — Including: Observing Jupiter and its Moons at Opposition; Finding Uranus
  • Astronomy in Everyday Life — Delicious Space Dust; Meghan’s Jewels
  • The Classroom Astronomer Newsletter Highlights

The Galactic Times #6 – August 1, 2021

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  • Cover Story — Mars: The Present (What We Have Learned to Date from Active Missions)
  • This Just In —
    Bezos’ Plans
    Jupiter’s Ganymede is All Wet
    Moon Dust
    New Moon Probes
  • Sky Planning Calendar — Including: How to Watch the Perseids; Saturn at its Best
  • Astronomy in Everyday Life — Will Dowd and The Lunar Dispatch
  • The Classroom Astronomer Newsletter Highlights

The Galactic Times #5 – July 15, 2021

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  • Cover Story – Editorial on Mr. Branson’s Flight
  • This Just In
    Can You See Me Now? Or Ever? Stars That Can See Earth Transiting the Sun.
    I’ll Have My Comet Sour With A Splash of Water
    A Lot of Spilt Milk Went Into Making Our Galaxy
  • Sky Planning Calendar
    Moon-Gazing
    Observing–Plan-et
    Border Crossings
    For the Future
  • The Galactic Times Podcast – Harmony of the Spheres 2 (Exoplanetary Systems)
    In this Newsletter, charts for 3 naked eye Exoplanetary Systems you can find, and the link to Dr. Hessman’s sound files of exoplanetary systems sonified.
  • The Classroom Astronomer Newsletter Highlights
  • Astronomy in Everyday Life – Birthdays

The Galactic Times #4 – July 1, 2021

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  • This Just In — (formerly, Astronomy News)
    Largest Comet Ever?
    The Shape of the Milky Way Galaxy as seen outside it, from pulsars
  • Sky Planning Calendar
    * Moon-Gazing
    * Observing–Plan-et
    * For the Future
  • The Galactic Times Podcast – Harmony of the Spheres
  • The Classroom Astronomer Newsletter Highlights
  • Astronomy in Everyday Life – Solar Stamps, A Town Named Orion

The Galactic Times #3 – June 15, 2021

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In This Issue:

  • This Just In — (formerly, Astronomy News)
    Do We Know Now What Happened to Orion’s Shoulder?
    Where Exactly Does Interstellar Dust Come From?
    A New Jewel in Cassiopeia’s Crown (a nova appears)
    Where did the Oort Cloud come from?
  • Sky Planning Calendar
    Moon-Gazing
    Observing–Plan-et
    Border Crossings
    For the Future
  • The Galactic Times Podcast
  • The Classroom Astronomer Newsletter Highlights
  • Astronomy in Everyday Life
    That politician said WHAT??
    Fashion for Young Astronomers

The Galactic Times #1 – May 15, 2021

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In This First Issue:

Astronomy News

  • Shadows near Moon’s South Pole
  • Speaking of Mars probes….
  • Red Giants Pulsing in the Spring Sky
  • You want a piece of asteroid?

Sky Planning Calendar

  • Moon Gazing
  • Super Huge Rusty Because It is Over the Circular Pacific Ocean — and Eclipsed — Moon. See below.
  • For the Future
  • Observing Calendar – Plan-It
  • Border Crossing

The Galactic Times Podcast

The Classroom Astronomer Newsletter Highlights

Astronomy in Everyday Life