Young Astronomers Newsletter January 2018

The Young Astronomers Newsletter

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The Young Astronomers Newsletter Volume 26 Number 1 January 2018

By Bob Patsiga

 

 

In this month’s edition of the newsletter Bob discusses:

  • NASA needing to adjust Voyager-1’s attitude to better communicate with Earth, resort to creative engineering solutions to further ensure its mission duration.
  • Researchers at CERN have discovered methods to isolate and capture small amounts of anti-matter, They have made initial studies of what they have captured.
  • Astronomers in Australia have found the oldest galaxy to date, 10.7 Billion years old.
  • The anniversary of the launch of Sputnik-1 and the implications it had for the United States space program and education system.
  • Attempts by astronomers to detect exo-moons orbiting exo-planets.
  • Astronomical birthdays for January.
  • Celestial happenings in January.

And this month’s newsletter includes astronomical history matching game.

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