SETI Hubble zooms in on planet-making disc


Larry Klaes (lklaes@bbn.com)
Thu, 03 Jun 1999 15:03:58 -0400


>X-Sender: (Unverified) >Date: Thu, 3 Jun 1999 14:10:21 -0400 >To: "Astronomy Now NewsAlert" <NewsAlert@astrolists.demon.co.uk> >From: AN NewsAlert <newsalert@astronow.cix.co.uk> >Subject: Hubble zooms in on planet-making disc >Sender: <NewsAlert@astrolists.demon.co.uk> > > --------------------------------------------------------------------- > ASTRONOMY NOW NEWSALERT: Thursday, June 3, 1999 @ 1807 GMT > --------------------------------------------------------------------- > Sponsored by the Astronomy Now Store - http://astronomynowstore.com > > >HUBBLE ZOOMS IN ON PLANET-MAKING DISC >------------------------------------- >How do you cook up a planetary system? Astronomers can rattle off the >primary ingredients: gas, dust, and ice. They have seen the prepared >dish: our solar system. Now a detailed image of a developing star >taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is helping them write the >recipe. > > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9906/03dustdisc/index.html > > >LUNAR PROSPECTOR TO CRASH LAND IN SEARCH OF WATER >------------------------------------------------- >The Lunar Prospector probe will be steered to a crash in a >permanently shadowed crater near the Moon's south pole on July 31, >NASA said. Scientists hope that the impact will liberate up to 40 >pounds of water vapour that may be detectable from ground- and >space-based observatories. > > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9906/03prospect/index.html > > >COLUMBIA PREPARED FOR X-RAY OBSERVATORY LAUNCH >---------------------------------------------- >The space shuttle Columbia is being attached to its fuel tank and >boosters in preparation for its mission to deploy NASA's Chandra >X-ray Observatory later this summer. > > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9906/03sts93/index.html > > >IN RECENT NEWS >-------------- >Some earlier news stories you might have missed: > >* HUBBLE SNAPSHOT CAPTURES LIFE STYLES OF THE STARS > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9906/02hst/index.html > >* ELONGATED ASTEROIDS BELIEVED WEAKER > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9906/02asteroids/index.html > >* NEW FINDINGS ON COSMIC RAY ORIGIN > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9906/01cosrays/index.html > >* PROBE TRACKS CLOUDS AT MARTIAN NORTH POLE > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9906/01mars/index.html > >* DISCOVERY CREW ENTERS THE NEW SPACE STATION > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/spacenow/shuttle/sts096/index.html > >* SCIENTISTS BELIEVE ANTI-GRAVITY ACCELERATES UNIVERSE > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9906/01antigrav/index.html > > > * * * * > > Back issues of Astronomy Now magazine are available > for online ordering at the Astronomy Now Store > June 1999 issue now on sale > > http://astronomynowstore.com > > * * * * > >NOTE: If you ever want to remove yourself from this mailing list, you >can send e-mail to requests@astrolists.demon.co.uk with "unsubscribe >newsalert" (no quotes) in the subject line or body of the message. >Replies to this message will not work. > >



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