SETI Spectacular new Hubble view of star formation


Larry Klaes (lklaes@bbn.com)
Fri, 04 Jun 1999 13:34:04 -0400


>X-Sender: (Unverified) >Date: Fri, 4 Jun 1999 13:23:10 -0400 >To: "Astronomy Now NewsAlert" <NewsAlert@astrolists.demon.co.uk> >From: AN NewsAlert <newsalert@astronow.cix.co.uk> >Subject: Spectacular new Hubble view of star formation >Sender: <NewsAlert@astrolists.demon.co.uk> > > --------------------------------------------------------------------- > ASTRONOMY NOW NEWSALERT: Friday, June 3, 1999 @ 1720 GMT > --------------------------------------------------------------------- > Sponsored by the Astronomy Now Store - http://astronomynowstore.com > > >SPECTACULAR VIEW OF STAR FORMATION IN TRIFID NEBULA >--------------------------------------------------- >New Hubble Space Telescope images of the Trifid Nebula show a region >of ongoing star formation as it is being torn apart by radiation from >the star that powers the nebula. A stellar jet streaming outward from >the walls of the nebula is a sure sign that the star at its source is >still growing. > > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9906/04trifid/index.html > > >RADAR PINPOINTS POSSIBLE ICE SITES ON MOON >------------------------------------------ >Radar images of the moon's south pole reveal a chaotic surface, with >deep craters that are in permanent shadow from the sun and which are >potential repositories for water ice. > > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9906/04moon/index.html > > >SHUTTLE DISCOVERY UNDOCKS FROM SPACE STATION >-------------------------------------------- >The space shuttle Discovery departed the International Space Station >last night after delivering more than two tons of supplies and >equipment to the new orbiting outpost. > > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/spacenow/shuttle/sts096/index.html > > >LIFE UNDER MARTIAN CONDITIONS >----------------------------- >A University of Arkansas researcher has grown methane-producing >microorganisms under some of the conditions found on Mars. His work >may provide clues for finding similar life forms on Mars. > > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9906/04marslife/index.html > > >IN RECENT NEWS >-------------- >Some earlier news stories you might have missed: > >* HUBBLE ZOOMS IN ON PLANET-MAKING DISC > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9906/03dustdisc/index.html > >* LUNAR PROSPECTOR TO CRASH LAND IN SEARCH OF WATER > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9906/03prospect/index.html > >* COLUMBIA PREPARED FOR X-RAY OBSERVATORY LAUNCH > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9906/03sts93/index.html > >* 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 > > * * * * > > 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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