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How Amateur Astronomers Can Help LADEE

by David Dickinson June 27, 2013

You can help NASA’s upcoming lunar mission. NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) is slated to lift off from Wallops Island this September 5th in a spectacular night launch. LADEE will be the first mission departing Wallops to venture beyond low Earth orbit. A joint collaboration between NASA’s Goddard Spaceflight Center & the AMES […]

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Mysterious Moon Flashes: Could the Transient Lunar Phenomena be Linked to the Solar Cycle?

by David Dickinson April 14, 2013

A key mystery in observational lunar astronomy may be at least partially resolved. An interesting study appeared recently in the British Astronomical Association’s (BAA) March 2013 edition of their Lunar Section Circular. The study is one of the most comprehensive looks at possible connections between Transient Lunar Phenomena and the Solar Cycle. David Dickinson on […]

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