Young Astronomers Newsletter September 2017

The Young Astronomers Newsletter


The Young Astronomers Newsletter Volume 25 Number 9 September 2017

By Bob Patsiga



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

  • A reminder of the upcoming plunge the Cassini probe will make into Saturn’s atmosphere on September 15th.
  • A close flyby of an asteroid coming in October.
  • The 40th anniversary of the  Voyager I & II probes.
  • A recap of some findings from further study of data the New Horizons mission has presented about Pluto.
  • September celestial happening.
  • Astronomical birthdays for September.
  • Astro facts: Stellar magnitudes and what they mean. How to locate the Andromeda Galaxy in the fall sky. This is easily seen object to see with binoculars or even naked eye viewing from a dark sky spot.
  • A basic fall sky star chart to help you locate fall constellations.
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