Thursday, September 02, 2010

New Hubble Observations of Supernova 1987A Trace Shock Wave

In the 2 September 2010 Inbox Astronomy NewsCenter Update ..."An international team of astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope reports a significant brightening of the emissions from Supernova 1987A. The results, which appear in this week's Science magazine, are consistent with theoretical predictions about how supernovae interact with their immediate galactic environment."

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Wednesday, September 01, 2010

NASA's 31 August 2010 Photo of Day: Three Storms

Posted as NASA's 31 August 2010 Image of the Day and captured by the current Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite GOES-13, "Three Storms" depicts Hurricane Danielle heading for the north Atlantic (top center), Hurricane Earl with a visible eye hitting the Leeward Islands (left bottom) and a developing tropical depression 8 (lower right) at 1:45 p.m. EDT on Aug. 30.

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Image Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project.