StarDate Online 9 Dec 2018, 06:00 UTC The Milky Way arches high overhead on December evenings. This hazy band of light outlines the disk of our home galaxy. As night falls, it passes from the Northern Cross, which is in the west, to W-shaped Cassiopeia high in the northeast, and down near the face of Taurus, the bull, in the east.
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary 7 Dec 2018, 07:03 UTC The most luminous galaxy ever discovered is cannibalizing not one, not two, but at least three of its smaller neighbours.
StarDate Online 6 Dec 2018, 06:00 UTC The big dog trots across the southern sky on these late-autumn nights — the constellation Canis Major. It’s conspicuous thanks to its leading light: Sirius, the Dog Star — the brightest star in the night sky. It climbs into view in the southeast by about 10 p.m. right now, but it’ll rise earlier as autumn gives way to winter.
The Space Show 5 Dec 2018, 16:20 UTC An overview review and look at the commercial and global space industry for 2018 plus a look ahead to 2019.
ESOcast 5 Dec 2018, 11:00 UTC The SPECULOOS project has made its first observations at the European Southern Observatory’s Paranal Observatory in northern Chile. SPECULOOS will focus on detecting Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby ultra-cool stars and brown dwarfs.
StarDate Online 3 Dec 2018, 06:00 UTC When Hubble Space Telescope was launched, it had a big problem: It couldn’t see very well. NASA had allowed it to fly with a flaw in its main mirror, which blurred its view of the cosmos. But 25 years ago this week, a crew of astronauts set out to fix the problem.