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From CFHT: "A galaxy in distress: the spectacular tails of ionized gas in NGC 4569, the most massive spiral galaxy in the Virgo cluster"


Canada France Hawaii Telescope

Feb 8 2016
Alessandro Boselli
Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille
38, rue Joliot-Curie
F-13388 Marseille cedex 13
France

An international team led by researchers from the Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille (LAM) has used MegaCam on CFHT to observe NGC 4569, the most massive spiral galaxy in the Virgo cluster. 898 altre parole

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ISS - From Mars to Altair

Friday evening around 7:30 pm CDT the ISS, International Space Station, passed over my part of the world traveling from the southwest to the northeast. This particular orbit carried the ISS past Mars and the star Altair in Aquila the Eagle. 148 altre parole

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From CFHT: "An unexpected use of large optical telescope: Imaging the small scale structure of the diffuse interstellar medium"


Canada France Hawaii Telescope

7.12.16
Information:
Media contact
Mary Beth Laychak
Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope
(808) 885-3121
mary@cfht.hawaii.edu

Science contacts
Marc-Antoine Miville-Deschênes
IAS (CNRS/Université Paris Sud/Université Paris-Saclay) 621 altre parole

Basic Research

From CFHT: "New Distant Dwarf Planet Beyond Neptune"


Canada France Hawaii Telescope

July 11, 2016
Media contacts:
Mary Beth Laychak
Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope
(808) 885-3121
mary@cfht.hawaii.edu

Thandi Fletcher
The University of British Columbia
(604) 822-2234… 1.004 altre parole

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Science Books for Kids

This website is a great introduction idea to start any astronomy lesson for elementary students. However, the books on this site range from as young as kindergarten to young adult readers. 121 altre parole

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Astronomy for Third Graders

This website was designed and created by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, which is also known as NASA. There are several examples of lesson plans for teachers to use for introducing astronomy.   124 altre parole

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Black moon...

…new moon…

Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.

Mark Twain

Image source:  Sardaka

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