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“Looking for the Dark” at the CAA’s Monthly Membership Meeting: February 11

The Monday, February 11 meeting of the Cuyahoga Astronomical Association, will feature John Ruhl, Ph.D., Professor of Physics and Cosmology at Case Western Reserve University, as guest speaker. In his talk, “Looking for the Dark,” Dr.Ruhl will describe the latest … Continue reading

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A fleeting moment in (astronomical) time

  An evanescent shell of glowing gas spreading into space — the planetary nebula ESO 577-24 —  dominates this image. This planetary nebula is the remains of a dead giant star that has thrown off its outer layers, leaving behind … Continue reading

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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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