SETI Jupiter's Ganymede surrounded by dust cloud

Larry Klaes (
Mon, 14 Jun 1999 13:33:00 -0400

>X-Sender: (Unverified) >Date: Mon, 14 Jun 1999 13:09:49 -0400 >To: "Astronomy Now NewsAlert" <> >From: AN NewsAlert <> >Subject: Jupiter's Ganymede surrounded by dust cloud >Sender: <> > > --------------------------------------------------------------------- > ASTRONOMY NOW NEWSALERT: Monday, June 14, 1999 @ 1708 GMT > --------------------------------------------------------------------- > Sponsored by the Astronomy Now Store - > > >JUPITER'S GANYMEDE SURROUNDED BY DUST CLOUD >------------------------------------------- >An international team of scientists has found a cloud of dust grains >surrounding Jupiter's moon Ganymede which is the largest of the >planet's four Galilean satellites. Grains are kicked up from the >moon's surface by impacts of interplanetary meteoroids. > > FULL STORY: > > >EUROPE AND U.S. TO BUILD GIANT RADIO TELESCOPE >---------------------------------------------- >The U.S. and Europe signed an agreement this week to collaborate on >the first phase of a giant new telescope project. The telescope will >image the Universe with unprecedented sensitivity and sharpness at >millimeter wavelengths (between the radio and infrared spectral >regions). It will be a major step for astronomy, making it possible >to study the origins of galaxies, stars and planets. > > FULL STORY: > > >TROUBLE BREWING IN THE MASSIVE STAR ETA CARINAE >----------------------------------------------- >Eta Carinae, a massive star famous for violent outbursts, has doubled >in brightness since early 1998 and now shines more brilliantly than >it has in over a century. If the brightening continues, Eta Carinae >may have begun a massive eruption like the one in the 1840's that >created its stunning dumbbell shaped nebula. > > FULL STORY: > > >LOCKHEED MARTIN HOPES TO BUILD NEXT SPACE TELESCOPE >--------------------------------------------------- >A team led by the U.S. aerospace giant Lockheed Martin hopes to >develop the winning design for the Next Generation Space Telescope >(NGST) which will help NASA observe the first stars and galaxies >formed in the Universe. > > FULL STORY: > > >GALILEO THIS WEEK >----------------- >Playback of images and other science data is Galileo's primary >activity this week. The data were acquired by Galileo's instruments >and stored on the spacecraft's onboard tape recorder during an >encounter with Jupiter and its moon Callisto in early May. > > FULL STORY: > > >IN RECENT NEWS >-------------- >Some earlier news stories you might have missed: > >* BUTTERFLY-SHAPED NEBULA YIELDS SECRETS OF STAR BIRTH > FULL STORY: > >* DELTA 2 ROCKET LAUNCHES > FULL STORY: > >* STARQUAKES ON NEUTRON STARS > FULL STORY: > >* ELECTRONIC GLITCH DOOMED WIRE TELESCOPE MISSION > FULL STORY: > >* LIFE UNLIKELY ON JUPITER'S MOON EUROPA, STUDY SAYS > FULL STORY: > > * * * * > > Back issues of Astronomy Now magazine are available > for online ordering at the Astronomy Now Store > June 1999 issue now on sale > > > > * * * * > >NOTE: If you ever want to remove yourself from this mailing list, you >can send e-mail to 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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