Visual Astronomy Display: July 2017

Visual Astronomy Display for July 2017


  • NASA JPL features a video about the Asteroid Hunters of the Catalina Sky Survey and PanSTARRS;
  • Amy from Vintage Space explains why there are no stars visible in Apollo images taken on the Moon;
  • Meet the newest astronauts at NASA!;
  • Ariel Waldman shares the origin story of the Messier list, which she sums up as a “blacklist” of all the celestial objects that astronomers should avoid;
  • The United States has had an operational robot on the surface of Mars or in orbit of Mars every single second for the last twenty years; and
  • There are tons of excellent eclipse videos in this month’s playlist, all in preparation for the Solar Eclipse on August 20, 2017!

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