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Sky News This Week: October 21, 2020

This week’s news: OSIRIS-REx touches down on asteroid Bennu, a spacecraft prepares to fly by Venus, and a flying observatory catches details about star formation.

Hubble Captures Supernova in NGC 2525
Sky News This Week: October 7, 2020

In the news this week: a new toilet flew to the International Space Station, a Martian moon rover was tested in a German laboratory, and the Hubble Space Telescope caught the light of a fading supernova explosion.

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Sky News This Week: September 30, 2020

A planet survives a catastrophe at its nearby star, the Sun enters new and potentially weak solar cycle, and a Canadian robot goes on a leak hunt in space.

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Sky News This Week: September 16, 2020

In the news recently, the Canadian Space Agency named a new president, three stars mess up a planetary disc, and a new search for E.T. finds nothing so far.

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How do I see the zodiacal light?

How to see the zodiacal light, the leftovers of our cosmic neighbourhood’s formation some 4.5 billion years ago.

Wide-field view of Betelgeuse (ground-based image)
Sky News This Week: August 26, 2020

In the news recently: dust caused Betelgeuse’s dimming, a weird dent in in Earth’s magnetic field, and Canadian tech sees action at an asteroid and on the ISS.

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Sky News This Week: August 12, 2020

Evidence builds for Ceres’ watery underground, a Milky Way-like galaxy is found in the young universe, and Mars might be a colder planet than imagined in its early history.

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Getting ready for the Perseid Meteor Shower

Here are some observation and photographing tips for the Perseids, which peak August 12-13, 2020.

First ever image of a multi-planet system around a Sun-like star
Sky News This Week: July 29, 2020

In the news recently: a telescope images multiple planets around a Sun-like star, volcanoes on Venus appear to be active and Hubble spots changes in haze on Saturn.

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