Caught in the Act: Dunn Solar Telescope Catches an Erupting Filament

https://www.nso.edu/blog/dunn-solar-telescope-catches-an-erupting-filament/

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March 7th, 2020: Apache Point Observatory Open House

Apache Point Observatory (APO), which is normally closed to the public, will be hosting an Open House on March 7th, 2020. It will be a free event, open to everyone, and will include daytime tours of APO, science activities and demonstrations, and nighttime eyepiece viewing through the large 3.5-m telescope! Daytime tours will last from…
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Blow up, blow up, giant star … By Wladimir Lyra

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Starliner puts New Mexico front and center for the new Space Race

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Zeroing in on an alien ocean: Water vapor found around moon of Jupiter By Wladimir Lyra

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NMSU astronomers contribute to discovery of giant magnetic ropes in galaxy’s halo

Original story can be found here: https://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Articles/view/13997/nmsu-astronomers-contribute-to-discovery-of-giant-magnetic-ropes-in-galaxy-s-halo   A New Mexico State University astronomy professor and his former graduate students are part of an international team of astronomers whose work helped create an image of the “Whale Galaxy” (NGC 4631), made with the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA), that reveals…
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Apache Point ranked No. 2 among U.S. college observatories

See the exciting news story in the NMSU News Center report: https://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Articles/view/13950/apache-point-ranked-no-2-among-u-s-college-observatories

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Graduate student Drew Chojnowski’s discovery of new magnetic stars

This story is reprinted from a Las Cruces Sun news article written by Matthew Legarreta of New Mexico State University. The science article can be found here. Using data collected by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey telescope located at nearby Apache Point Observatory, a graduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences at New Mexico…
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