The Young Astronomers Newsletter
By Bob Patsiga
In this month’s edition of the newsletter Bob discusses:
- A close call with an upcoming asteroid.
- The dramatic demise of the Cassini Space Probe.
- Names the IAU are proposing for some of the detailed features found in our recent Pluto fly-by.
- Interesting findings recently confirmed about the major Jovian moons.
- A study by the University of California finds something interesting that can help in the search and us understand of gravity waves.
- A recent article in Astronomy Magazine about a few types of cosmic dust.
- Updates on the search for Planet X.
- The Kepler Space telescope has yielded its final findings for possible exoplanets.
- Hurricane Maria has inflicted significant damage to the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico.
- Astronomical Birthdays for October.
- Celestial happenings for the month.