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Search for the Stars | Free Family Star Party Celebrating International Astronomy Day!

Search for the Stars | Free Family Star Party Celebrating International Astronomy Day!

Sat. May 11, 8:00 – 10:00 pm at the Moorpark College Observatory. Watch a PowerPoint on what’s up then marvel at what’s up through the best telescopes in Ventura County.  For ages 6 and up. 7075 Campus Rd. Free Parking and Admission. 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm Moorpark College Observatory 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark   Get Citizensjournal.us […]

13th Annual Denims, Diamonds, and Stars | Raising Funds for ACT, Autism, Care, and Treatment

13th Annual Denims, Diamonds, and Stars | Raising Funds for ACT, Autism, Care, and Treatment

Westlake Village, Calif.—Bright lights and cameras will be out in force at the 13th Annual Denim, Diamonds & Stars, a red-carpet evening to raise funds for ACT Today!, the nation’s leading autism nonprofit organization providing help and support to children with autism and their families. The event is Sunday, October 7 at the Four Seasons Westlake Village (2 […]

NASA Selects Proposals to Study Galaxies, Stars, Planets

NASA Selects Proposals to Study Galaxies, Stars, Planets

NASA is exploring our solar system and beyond to understand the workings of the universe, searching for water and life among the stars. Image credit: NASA › Larger view › Larger view”/> NASA has selected six astrophysics Explorers Program proposals for concept studies. The proposed missions would study gamma-ray and X-ray emissions from clusters of […]

Astronomers Find Planet Hotter Than Most Stars

Astronomers Find Planet Hotter Than Most Stars

This artist’s concept shows planet KELT-9b orbiting its host star, KELT-9. It is the hottest gas giant planet discovered so far. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech › Full image and caption › Full image and caption”/> A newly discovered Jupiter-like world is so hot, it’s being vaporized by its own star. With a dayside temperature of more than […]

Cosmic Wonders – Stellar Sparklers

Cosmic Wonders – Stellar Sparklers

While fireworks only last a short time here on Earth, case a bundle of cosmic sparklers in a nearby cluster of stars will be going off for a very long time. NGC 1333 is a star cluster populated with many young stars that are less than 2 million years old, a blink of an eye […]

Excess Of Hot Jupiters Found Within An Open Star Cluster

Excess Of Hot Jupiters Found Within An Open Star Cluster

Lola Gayle, STEAM Register There are far more hot Jupiter planets than expected in an open cluster of stars called Messier 67, which astronomers think could be the result of the cluster’s denser environment and frequent interactions between planets and nearby stars. The international team of astronomers spent several years collecting high-precision measurements of 88 […]

Listen To The Eerie Humming Sounds Of Ancient Stars

Listen To The Eerie Humming Sounds Of Ancient Stars

Lola Gayle, STEAM Register In space, there is no sound. But if you know how to listen, you might just pick up a few resonant acoustic oscillations coming from some of the oldest stars in our galaxy. That’s exactly what astrophysicists from the University of Birmingham School of Physics and Astronomy have done by capturing […]

Remember when we had a real space program?

Remember when we had a real space program?

Perhaps, it’s just being sentimental, perhaps it’s something more.  Maybe it’s a memory, recalling that time when we could dream and hope for a real future.  Just consider what we have now–a space program tasked with it’s primary mission being “Muslin outreach”.  Please.  What the heck is that? Let’s dream again.  Really dream.  Once we […]