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We keep our star talk down to earth! Beginning stargazers, professional astronomers, armchair astronauts and the cosmologically curious are all invited to join us. Galaxies Astronomy Club was founded in 1994.

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New Horizons Is Awake At Pluto   The Planets + Pluto!

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11/25/14

 

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12/5/14

In other space news, the @NewHorizons2015 spacecraft will 'wake up" on Sat. as it approaches Pluto. #orion #astronomy  

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12/7/14

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How cool to be able to say this....& it's nearly there. 's-awake

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12/9/14

December 2014: It's Pluto Eve!

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12/13/14

Today: We're powering up and testing the Alice ultraviolet spectrometer that'll probe Pluto's atmosphere next year!

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12/13/14

 

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12/13/14

Didn't catch our New Horizons Google Hangout yesterday? See it here: "Alan and the postsocs" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37sA8w752Mc …

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12/25/14

Signed up for the Countdown Clock to Pluto Encounter? It's easy at http://www.seeplutonow.com/ 

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12/25/14

Pluto's got 5 known moons, big & small, all orbiting high over its equator. Are there more? We'll find out soon!

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12/30/14

It's official: has begun its approach to dwarf planet Ceres!

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