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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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October 8: Monthly Membership Meeting

The October meeting of the Cuyahoga Astronomical Association (CAA) will take place Monday, October 8. Speaker for the evening will be CAA member and club secretary Trevor Braun on the topic, “Astronomical Tools.” There have been a variety of important … Continue reading

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Cassini: A parcel of papers published

October 4, 2018 — New research emerging from the final orbits of NASA’s Cassini spacecraft represents a huge leap forward in our understanding of the Saturn system — especially the mysterious, never-before-explored region between the planet and its rings. Some … Continue reading

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September 10 Meeting: Dancing on the Moon*

The September meeting of the Cuyahoga Astronomical Association (CAA) will take place Monday, September 10. Speaker for the evening will be NASA Engineer Bryan Palaszewski who will bring us close to home (astronomically) and discuss plans and ideas for humans … Continue reading

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Saving the Dark

What do we lose when we lose sight of the stars? Excessive and improper lighting robs us of our night skies, disrupts our sleep patterns, and endangers nocturnal habitats. Saving the Dark explores the need to preserve or restore night … Continue reading

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