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Category Archives: Astronomy

Earth Time Lapse View from Space

Earth | Time Lapse View from Space, Fly Over | NASA, ISS from Michael K├Ânig on Vimeo.

CoRoT-9b

This is pretty cool! “An international team of scientists, including several who are affiliated with UC Santa Barbara, has discovered a new planet the size of Jupiter. The finding is published in the March 18 issue of the journal Nature. The planet, called CoRoT-9b, was discovered by using the CoRoT space telescope satellite, operated by […]

Scoped Out

Astronomy!

Image of the Pleiades by Joe Roberts “borrowed” from here Two weekends ago, the family and I visited the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History for one of the SB Astronomical Unit’s monthly Star Parties. It was a blast! We saw a bunch of cool stuff including Mars, the Pleiades, the Orion Nebula, Bode’s Galaxy, […]