Monthly Archives: September 2013

Fireball thrills observers

Published on Sep 28, 2013 Last night, a meteor exploded in the skies above the US midwest. Witnesses report shadows cast upon the ground, unusual sounds, and a swirling contrail marking the aftermath of the blast. A NASA all-sky camera … Continue reading

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M27 from Arches NP Utah

by Dave Watkins, CAA Member We headed out west (driving) to California and Utah a couple of weeks ago.  We managed one clear night out of seven nights total for exceptional viewing.  Unusual for out west as it’s usually clear most of … Continue reading

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Voyager 1 has left the system

PASADENA, Calif. — NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft officially is the first human-made object to venture into interstellar space. The 36-year-old probe is about 12 billion miles (19 billion kilometers) from our Sun. New and unexpected data indicate Voyager 1 has … Continue reading

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