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NASA’s new planet hunter starts work

30 July 2018 Stephen Clark

NASA’s newest observatory in space has started its search for planets around other stars as astronomers zero in on worlds that are ripe for research by follow-up missions like the James Webb Space Telescope.

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Holding Due North

23 July 2018 Astronomy Now

Star trails in Montana’s northern Rocky Mountains feature in this shortlisted image entered in the Royal Observatory Greenwich’s Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.