VIIRS sensor on NOAA-21 now collecting new imagery

The Visible and Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the recently launched NOAA-21 satellite started collecting Earth science data from its day-night band (DNB) and its thermal emissive bands (TEB) on Feb. 9, 2023. ...

Hubble captures the start of a new spoke season on Saturn

New images of Saturn from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope herald the start of the planet's "spoke season" surrounding its equinox, when enigmatic features appear across its rings. The cause of the spokes, as well as their seasonal ...

Colliding magnetic fields reveal unknown planets

Ph.D. candidate astronomer Rob Kavanagh has developed mathematical models to better understand the interactions between exoplanets and stellar winds and to define features of exoplanets.

'Earth is in our hands': Astronaut Pesquet's plea for the planet

From his unique viewpoint hundreds of kilometres above Earth, French astronaut Thomas Pesquet told AFP he felt helpless watching fires rage across the planet below, calling for more to be done to protect this fragile "island ...

Image: Hubble captures a galactic menagerie

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captured this massive galaxy cluster, called Abell 1351, with its Wide Field Camera 3 and Advanced Camera for Surveys. Abell 1351 lies in the constellation Ursa Major in the northern hemisphere.

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