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Amateur astronomer’s Aurora Borealis photo lands on Canadian stamp (Jul 2018) If Canada Post was going to choose an amateur astronomer’s photograph of Aurora Borealis to feature on their new stamp, they chose the right man in Alan Dyer. That’s because, thanks to his winter habi
‘Marvel at the Milky Way’: Where to stargaze across Canada (Jul 2018) The Canadian Space Agency has selected 13 spots, one in each province and territory, for the best astronomy that the country has to offer, amateur or otherwise . pic.twitter.com/cXpTEFk6Zs The stunn
The year’s best pictures of the planets, sun, galaxies and the northern lights Jul 19th, 2018 15:14 UTC Telegraph.co.uk Telegraph.co.uk The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the shortlisted entries for the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018 competition. The organisers have been inundated with thousands of exceptional images from enthusiastic amateur .
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Amateur Canadian Astronomers Discover New Aurora by Accident (some months now) Adventure Sports Network Adventure Sports Network According to an article in last month’s issue of Science Advances, a group of amateur aurora chasers inadvertently discovered a new aurora previously unknown to astronomers. The new aurora is referred to as Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancement .
Amateur astronomers discovered a new type of aurora that you can see much farther south — and they named it ‘Steve’ (since Mar, 2018) Business Insider Business Insider Amateur sky-watchers in Canada, in conjunction with NASA scientists, have made a startling discovery after years of looking up at the stars: a new type of aurora. They named it STEVE, an acronym for Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancement. Canadian Amateurs Discovered a New Type of AuroraThe Atlantic Meet ‘Steve,’ a Totally New Kind of AuroraNational Geographic ‘Aurora Steve’: New northern lights discovered by Canadian amateur scientistsGlobalnews.ca Quartz – Toronto Star – Science Advances – NASA all 102 news articles »
How amateur photographers accidentally discovered the new aurora phenomenon ‘Steve’ (since Mar, 2018) Telegraph.co.uk Telegraph.co.uk The 45-year-old grew up beyond the bright lights of the cosmopolitan western Canadian city of Calgary and remembers being enchanted by the greenish glow of the wondrous Aurora Borealis illuminating the night sky, but this appeared to be something . Science news in brief: Rome’s metro digs up archaeological marvels and scientists name new northern lights ‘Steve’The Independent
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Update: NASA confirms amateur astronomer has discovered a lost satellite (since Jan, 2018) Science Magazine Science Magazine Some 12 years since it was thought lost because of a systems failure, NASA’s Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration (IMAGE) has been discovered, still broadcasting, by an amateur astronomer. The find, which he reported in a blog post this .
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Amateur astronomer rediscovers Nasa satellite lost for 12 years (since Feb, 2018) The Independent The Independent Scott Tilley was scanning the skies in search of a secret US government spy satellite launched by Elon Musk’s SpaceX when he found signals from the long-lost satellite called the Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration (Image). . .. The . Canadian discovers ‘piece of space junk’ is actually long-lost NASA satelliteCTV News Amateur astronomer discovers lost NASA satellite because of unexplained rebootUSA TODAY Amateur astronomer finds lost Nasa satelliteThe Times TheSpec.com – Interesting Engineering – Vancouver Courier – NASA all 109 news articles »
This stunning new aurora in the night sky is called ‘Steve’ (since Mar, 2018) The indy100 The indy100 Steve – aka Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancement, which is admittedly less catchy – was discovered with the help of amateur scientists in Canada. Steve is an aurora, a phenomenon created by highly energised particles spit out by the sun called .
Why Space Fans Flock to This Eerie Landscape (some months now) National Geographic National Geographic Among his subjects are people participating in Mars simulations, those who are enthralled with the search for intelligent alien civilizations, and amateur rocketeers. And then there are the aurora hunters, who go to extremes to witness the ethereal .
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New science in plain sight: Citizen scientists lead to the discovery of optical structure in the upper atmosphere (since Mar, 2018) Science Advances Science Advances Amateur photo sequences showed colors distinctly different from common types of aurora and occasionally indicated magnetic field–aligned substructures. Observations from the Swarm satellite as it crossed the arc have revealed an unusual level of .