Thursday, September 1, 2016

Astronomical Calendar: 2016 September

OSIRIS-REx spacecraft.png
Artist rendering of NASA's OSIRIS-REx space probe, to study and return a sample of soil from an asteroid; 2016 September 8 opens a 33-day launch window.
More info: Link >>> http://buhlplanetarium4.tripod.com/astrocalendar/2016.html#OSIRIS-REx
(Image Sources: Wikipedia.org , By National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) / Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) / University of Arizona / Lockheed Martin - Website used: "[We will find organic materials on Asteroid Bennu, says OSIRIS-REx principal investigator http://phys.org/news/2015-07-materials-asteroid-bennu-osiris-rex-principal.html]" by Phys.orgDirect source: Image, hosted by cdn.phys.org, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=50114199 )

Astronomical Calendar for 2016 September: 
Link >>> http://buhlplanetarium4.tripod.com/astrocalendar/2016.html#sep

Source: Friends of the Zeiss.
              2016 September 1.


                                                               Historic 10-inch Siderostat-type Refractor Telescope at Pittsburgh's original Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science.
        2016: 75th Year of Pittsburgh's Buhl Planetarium Observatory
     Link >>> http://spacewatchtower.blogspot.com/2016/01/astronomical-calendar-2016-january.html

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