ZTF • June 9th, 2022
Members of the Pauma band native American tribe, whose ancestral lands include the Palomar mountain, gathered at the Palomar Observatory to name a unique...
ZTF • June 3rd, 2022
Led by researchers at DESY, Germany, astronomers have discovered and analyzed an extremely bright tidal disruption event that may be associated with a high-energy...
Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer • May 31st, 2022
Over 100 participants from 18 countries – including NASA scientists and the agency's NEOWISE mission – took part in the international exercise.
ZTF • May 4th, 2022
Astronomers from the ZTF partnership have discovered a black widow star system, in which the stars orbit around each other every 62 minutes—the shortest orbital period observed...
Keck Observatory Archive • April 19th, 2022
KOA now ingests raw (level 0) DEIMOS, ESI, HIRES, KCWI, and MOSFIRE observations in near-real time, generally within 5 minutes after acquisition.
Spitzer • April 11th, 2022
New research led by space scientists at the University of Leicester has revealed how temperatures in Neptune’s atmosphere have unexpectedly fluctuated over the past two decades.
Euclid • March 31st, 2022
Integration of the payload and supporting service modules of ESA's Euclid mission has completed at Thales Alenia in Turin, a major milestone in mission readiness.
Universe Unplugged • March 29th, 2022
How exactly do scientists ever find exoplanets—planets beyond our solar system—and can we ever hope to know anything about these far-flung alien worlds? Those questions and more...
Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer • March 24th, 2022
The SPHEREx mission will have some similarities with the James Webb Space Telescope. But the two observatories will take dramatically different approaches to studying the sky.