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Visual Astronomy Display: September 2014

Visual Astronomy Display for September 2014 Highlights… The Rosetta mission is still going strong! One video illustrates the key dates of the upcoming sequence of maneuvers that will bring Rosetta even closer to comet 67P; Historic footage from Voyager 2’s 1989 flyby of Triton, a moon of Neptune, has been…

CfA Bibliography for August 2014

Refereed articles published by CfA authors in August 2014 (View this list in ADS 2.0 to filter, analyze, view, export, and sort)

Rediscovering the Horsehead Nebula

Rediscovering the Horsehead Nebula There are currently about 500,000 photographic plates residing at the Harvard College Observatory. The collection is unique in its coverage of the sky (both the northern and southern hemispheres), its coverage of time (data dating back to the 1880s), as well as its sheer size (the…

Visual Astronomy Display: August 2014

Visual Astronomy Display for August 2014 Highlights… The tale of the comet-chasing probe, Rosetta, re-imagined as a child’s bedtime story; Last month was the 45th anniversary of the moon landing! Several videos in this playlist celebrate and remember that historic event; SciShow has a video highlighting rogue planets, those lone…

CfA Bibliography for July 2014

Refereed articles published by CfA authors in July 2014 (View this list in ADS 2.0 to filter, analyze, view, export, and sort)

Visual Astronomy Display: July 2014

Visual Astronomy Display for July 2014 Highlights… Curiosity celebrates one Martian year of exploring the red planet; Science@NASA shows that the Sun is finally coming back to maximum cycle after a long Solar minimum; Transmitting videos from space via laser beams? The goal of NASA’s OPALs project is described in…

CfA Bibliography for June 2014

Refereed articles published by CfA authors in June 2014 (View this list in ADS 2.0 to filter, analyze, view, export, sort)

Visual Astronomy Display: June 2014

Visual Astronomy Display for June 2014 Highlights… Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is shrinking? Images show how the largest storm in the solar system has changed over time; A sequence of short videos detailing five different methods for detecting extrasolar planets; Our sun is constantly surprising us. In addition solar flares,…

CfA Bibliography for May 2014

Refereed articles published by CfA authors in May 2014 (View this list in ADS 2.0 to filter, analyze, view, export, sort)

Visual Astronomy Display: May 2014

Visual Astronomy Display for May 2014 Highlights… We have several videos about the recent lunar eclipse, including a time lapse video of the blood moon; Science@NASA presents us with a real life example of Einstein’s twin paradox, describing the various studies that will be taken as one twin orbits the…