Visual Astronomy Display: December 2019

Highlights…

  • The ESO’s Very Large Telescope captured evidence of a giant planet orbiting a white dwarf star;
  • This month, Venus, Saturn, and Mars, along with a crescent moon, will be visible in the December sky;
  • SciShow breaks down the mystery of inconsistent oxygen levels in the Martian atmosphere;
  • Physicist Tara Shears explains why there is more matter than antimatter in our universe;
  • Watch Mercury transit the Sun in footage captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory!

Rebecca Tibbitts

Digital Projects Assistant at Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian

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