Young Astronomers Newsletter June 2017

The Young Astronomers Newsletter


The Young Astronomers Newsletter Volume 25 Number 6 June 2017

By Bob Patsiga



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

  • NASA’s early stage planning for its mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa.
  • Progress of the multinational World-Wide Radio Telescope array.
  • Results from research done at University of Southampton, England concerning fatality statistics for asteroid impacts.
  • Results from the time analysis done for a round trip mission to Mars,
  • Some interesting finding from NASA’s Van Allen probes concerning the effects of man made  VLF, very low frequency, radiation.
  • June’s astronomical birthdays.
  • Celestial happenings form the month of June.
  • This month’s edition also includes a summer sky map and a map of the path of totality for the total eclipse happening in August.
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