March 2016 – The James Webb Space Telescope: Our New Eyes in the Sky

Heavens Above! is the astronomy section of the Sci@StAnd website, updated each month to highlight a particular phenomenon in the night sky. Last month, we examined the origin of our nearest cosmic neighbour, the Moon. In this issue, we will discuss the formal successor to Hubble, the James Webb Space Telescope. 2018 will mark the […]

Heavens Above! observing special: Debris discs as seen from Mauna Kea

  Heavens Above! Heavens Above! is the astronomy section of the Sci@StAnd website. This month features an extra special post as our resident astronomer, Claire Davies, is busy observing the heavens with the James Clark Maxwell Telescope (JCMT) from the mountain top of Mauna Kea, Hawaii.  About the JCMT Astronomers make use of the various […]

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