What’s Up for December 2015

View Mars this month, and get a preview of great Mars views in 2016—the best since 2005! For more about NASA's exploration of the Red Planet, visit Re-post from DPS Astronomy Club https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hv8hVvJlcJQ


Hubble Catches a Stellar Exodus in Action

Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have captured for the first time snapshots of fledgling white dwarf stars beginning their slow-paced, 40-million-year migration from the crowded center of an ancient star cluster to the less populated suburbs. White dwarfs are the burned-out relics of stars that rapidly lose mass, cool down, and shut off their … Continue reading Hubble Catches a Stellar Exodus in Action