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January 20 – 21: Total Lunar Eclipse

Exciting News: A total lunar eclipse will take place January 20 – 21 and our area will be able to view the entire event, IF we are fortunate enough to have clear skies! On the night of January 20, 2019 … Continue reading

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January 14 Meeting: New Horizons at Ultima Thule

Kai Getrost, CAA member and member of the NASA MU69 Occultation Team, will be program presenter at the January 14 meeting of the Cuyahoga Astronomical Association (CAA). Getrost will discuss the latest news about what we’ve learned, how we got … Continue reading

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InSight Mars lander’s first “selfie”

For the latest news and much more information on the InSight lander’s mission and science, click here!

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Voyager 2 enters interstellar space

For the second time in history, a human-made object has reached the space between the stars. NASA’s Voyager 2 probe now has exited the heliosphere – the protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields created by the Sun. Comparing data … Continue reading

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Meteor crater discovered hidden by polar ice

An international team of researchers that includes a NASA glaciologist has discovered a 19-mile-wide meteorite impact crater hiding beneath more than half a mile of ice in northwest Greenland. This is the first impact crater of any size ever found … Continue reading

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November 12: Final membership meeting of 2018

The Monday, November 12 meeting of the Cuyahoga Astronomical Association (CAA), at Rocky River Nature Center, will be the last for the year and will feature the election of officers and at-large board members for the next two-year term. Annual … Continue reading

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Hubble Space Telescope is not doomed; gyroscope issues being addressed

You may have heard that the Hubble Space Telescope recently had some issues that were resolved by a good old fashioned “reboot.” No, that’s not what happened. Over the last week, NASA has made great strides towards solving the problem … Continue reading

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