Catalogs added between 20-Jun-2020 and 27-Jun-2020

The collection of catalogs was enriched with 21 new catalogs. The full collection of catalogs is available from the Astronomer's Bazaar.

The 21 catalogs added or modified are: B/eso (logESO,ESOSAC) (B/eso ESO Science Archive Catalogalias: logESO,ESOSAC; B/vsx (VSX) (B/vsx AAVSO International Variable Star Index VSXalias: VSX; J/A+A/638/A103 (J/A+A/638/A103 Central stars of planetary nebulae in Gaia DR2catid: 36380103; J/A+A/638/A105 (J/A+A/638/A105 8 massive proto-cluster clumps NH2D & NH3 cubescatid: 36380105; J/A+A/638/A108 (J/A+A/638/A108 4 p-mode pulsators arrival timescatid: 36380108; J/A+A/638/A114 (J/A+A/638/A114 CODEX galaxy clusters catalogcatid: 36380114; J/A+A/638/A120 (J/A+A/638/A120 SPHERE maps around Proxima Cencatid: 36380120; J/A+A/638/A122 (J/A+A/638/A122 High-speed stars. Galactic hitchhikerscatid: 36380122; J/A+A/638/A131 (J/A+A/638/A131 Radial velocities of 643 DA white dwarfscatid: 36380131; J/AJ/159/211 (J/AJ/159/211 Exoplanets parameters from Kepler and K2data: f; J/AJ/159/220 (J/AJ/159/220 WIYN open cluster study. LXXIX. I. M48catid: 51590220; J/AJ/159/230 (541132) Leleakuhonuadata: f; J/AJ/159/233 (J/AJ/159/233 Observations of binary stars with the DSSI. IX.data: f; J/ApJS/246/8 (J/ApJS/246/8 RR Lyrae star candidates from SDSS-DR15data: f; J/ApJS/247/16 (J/ApJS/247/16 Extreme high-frequency-peaked BL Lac objectscatid: 22470016; J/ApJS/247/20 (J/ApJS/247/20 The CGS. IX. R-band single-Sersic fits to ellipticalscatid: 22470020; J/ApJS/247/25 (J/ApJS/247/25 The SPTpol Extended Cluster Surveycatid: 22470025; J/ApJS/247/29 (J/ApJS/247/29 CO obs. of Planck Galactic cold clumpscatid: 22470029; J/MNRAS/488/2283 (J/MNRAS/488/2283 COMBS survey. Galactic Bulge metal-poor starscatid: 74882283; J/MNRAS/495/3087 (J/MNRAS/495/3087 Photometric sample of 2.6million red clump starscatid: 74953087; J/MNRAS/495/663 (J/MNRAS/495/663 Gaia DR2 OB associationscatid: 74950663;

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Hubble Captures Galaxy on Edge

We don’t see the beautiful spiral arms of galaxy NGC 5907 in this Hubble image because we are viewing it edge-on, like looking at the rim of a plate. It is for this reason that NGC 5907 is also known as the Knife Edge galaxy.

The Space Station's Solar Transit

This composite image, made from six frames, shows the International Space Station, with a crew of five onboard, in silhouette as it transits the Sun.

A Solar Eclipse Shadows Asia

On June 21, 2020, as the International Space Station orbited over Kazakhstan and into China, an external high-definition camera captures this picture of the solar eclipse shadowing a portion of the Asian continent.

NASA’s TESS, Spitzer Missions Discover a World Orbiting a Unique Young Star

The newly discovered planet is orbiting a star still encircled by the disk of material from which both objects formed, giving scientists a glimpse at early planet evolution.

NGC 7027: Like a Metallic Jewel Bug in the Sky

In this image NGC 7027 resembles a jewel bug, an insect with a brilliantly colorful metallic shell.

Astronauts Chris Cassidy and Bob Behnken Work on U.S. Spacesuits

NASA astronauts (from top) Chris Cassidy and Bob Behnken work on U.S. spacesuits.

Young Giant Planet Offers Clues to Formation of Exotic Worlds

Jupiter-size planets orbiting close to their stars have upended ideas about how giant planets form. Finding young members of this planet class could help answer key questions.

Catalogs added between 13-Jun-2020 and 20-Jun-2020

The collection of catalogs was enriched with 27 new catalogs. The full collection of catalogs is available from the Astronomer's Bazaar.

The 27 catalogs added or modified are: J/A+A/438/A74 (J/A+A/438/A74 Catalog of dense cores in Oph molecular cloudcatid: 34380074; J/A+A/634/A18 (J/A+A/634/A18 Be and Bn stars Balmer discontinuitycatid: 36340018; J/A+A/634/A97 (J/A+A/634/A97 VUDS UV and Ly{alpha} luminosity functionscatid: 36340097; J/A+A/634/A9 (J/A+A/634/A9 PKS 1549-79 ALMA data cubes & continuum imagescatid: 36340009; J/A+A/634/A29 (J/A+A/634/A29 Kepler-278 and Kepler-391 spectracatid: 36340029; J/A+A/634/A139 (J/A+A/634/A139 Giant Molecular Filament THOR datacubescatid: 36340139; J/A+A/634/L9 (J/A+A/634/L9 Rotation periods of 97 solar-like starscatid: 36349009; J/A+A/638/A104 (J/A+A/638/A104 Gaia DR2 candidate RR Lyrae of Sgr stream & dwarfcatid: 36380104; J/A+A/638/A111 (J/A+A/638/A111 HST/ACS photometry of KKH22 and KKH34catid: 36380111; J/A+A/638/A76 (J/A+A/638/A76 StarHorse data for 5 surveyscatid: 36380076; J/A+A/638/A84 (J/A+A/638/A84 PACS observations of large main-belt asteroidscatid: 36380084; J/A+A/638/A85 (J/A+A/638/A85 3D view of Taurus with Gaia and Herschelcatid: 36380085; J/AJ/159/200 (J/AJ/159/200 Young stellar objects in Lupus star-forming regiondata: f; J/ApJS/247/12 (J/ApJS/247/12 Strong lens models for 37 clusters from SGAScatid: 22470012; J/ApJS/247/13 (J/ApJS/247/13 ATLAS c-o colors and classification of asteroidscatid: 22470013; J/ApJS/247/5 (J/ApJS/247/5 Accurate OH maser positions from SPLASH. III.catid: 22470005; J/ApJS/247/7 (J/ApJS/247/7 Narrowband Ca photometry for dwarf spheroidal galaxiescatid: 22470007; J/ApJS/247/9 (J/ApJS/247/9 FGK stars magnetic activity in LAMOST-Kepler fieldcatid: 22470009; J/MNRAS/470/1291 (J/MNRAS/470/1291 Classifying 3FGL with ANNcatid: 74701291; J/MNRAS/470/1462 (J/MNRAS/470/1462 HOPS. III. Dense molecular gas propertiescatid: 74701462; J/MNRAS/470/3765 (J/MNRAS/470/3765 Mass-loss rates in LMC and SMC O starscatid: 74703765; J/MNRAS/470/4285 (J/MNRAS/470/4285 Open cluster King 1 photometrycatid: 74704285; J/MNRAS/470/4838 (J/MNRAS/470/4838 Redshift catalog of HE 0435-1223 field-of-viewcatid: 74704838; J/MNRAS/470/755 (J/MNRAS/470/755 Galaxy mergers and AGN activitycatid: 74700755; J/MNRAS/470/95 (J/MNRAS/470/95 CLASH galaxies photometric redshifts in 25 ClGcatid: 74700095; J/MNRAS/471/28 (J/MNRAS/471/28 AGN feedbackcatid: 74710028; J/MNRAS/496/L96 (J/MNRAS/496/L96 Polarization of LMXB MAXI J1820+070catid: 74969096;

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Black Hole Bounty Captured in the Center of the Milky Way

Astronomers have discovered evidence for thousands of black holes located near the center of our Milky Way galaxy using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.

Preparing for Future Missions at the Armstrong Flight Research Center

Pilots Troy Asher and Wayne Ringelberg walk out of NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center’s (AFRC) hangar in Palmdale, California, toward the flight line.

Viewing the Red Planet

This artist's concept shows an astronaut on Mars, as viewed through the window of a spacecraft.

Hubble Makes a Bright Find

Seen here in incredible detail is the starburst galaxy formally known as PLCK G045.1+61.1. The galaxy, which appears as multiple reddish dots near the center of the image, is being gravitationally lensed by a cluster of closer galaxies, also seen in the image.

Bringing Einstein's Concepts to Life Through Art

Launched on April 20, 2004, Gravity Probe B (GP-B) was a collaboration between Stanford University and NASA designed to test two previously untested aspects of Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity.

Catalogs added between 06-Jun-2020 and 13-Jun-2020

The collection of catalogs was enriched with 15 new and 1 modified catalogs. The full collection of catalogs is available from the Astronomer's Bazaar.

The 16 catalogs added or modified are: B/eso (logESO,ESOSAC) (B/eso ESO Science Archive Catalogalias: logESO,ESOSAC; B/vsx (VSX) (B/vsx AAVSO International Variable Star Index VSXalias: VSX; J/A+A/635/A54 (J/A+A/635/A54 SBNAF Infrared Databasecatid: 36350054; J/A+A/638/A44 (J/A+A/638/A44 Infrared dark cloud G28.3 HI and CI mapscatid: 36380044; J/A+A/638/A46 (J/A+A/638/A46 The XXL Survey. XLI. GMRT XXL-N 610MHzcatid: 36380046; J/A+A/638/A59 (J/A+A/638/A59 delta Scuti stars with TESScatid: 36380059; J/AJ/159/193 (J/AJ/159/193 Stellar parameters of ~30000 M-dwarfs with LAMOSTdata: f; J/AJ/159/194 (J/AJ/159/194 Planets around main sequence stars in GALEX UVdata: f; J/AJ/159/198 (J/AJ/159/198 CVs & candidates with the Zwicky Transient Facilitydata: f; J/AJ/159/199 (J/AJ/159/199 Open Cluster Chemical Abundances and Mapping .IV.data: f; J/AcA/68/89 (OGLE) (J/AcA/68/89 VI light curves of MC type II Cepheidsalias: OGLE; J/AcA/70/1 (J/AcA/70/1 WASP-18 Photometric timeseries and timing datacatid: 120700001; J/ApJ/886/100 (J/ApJ/886/100 High-mass white dwarfs in Gaia DR2catid: 18860100; J/ApJS/245/32 (J/ApJS/245/32 Newly identified star clusters in Gaia DR2catid: 22450032; J/ApJS/246/15 (J/ApJS/246/15 K2 periodic variables in M35 & NGC2158catid: 22460015; J/ApJS/247/33 (4FGL) (4FGL);

This selection of new catalogs is readily accessible from the FTP server; the full access via VizieR may take a few days more.