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Astronomy & Observing News – Sky & Telescope
  1. The waxing Moon this week steps out of Taurus past Mars, across Gemini and Cancer, and into Leo. Sirius and Procyon remain in the southwest after dusk. Jupiter and Saturn shine in early dawn.

    The post This Week's Sky at a Glance, April 16 – 24 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  2. With the recent discovery of Nova Scorpii 2021 earlier this week, three bright stellar explosions are now visible in small telescopes from dusk till dawn.

    The post A Bouquet of Novae Brightens April Nights appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. The latest NASA budget proposal would invest in science in a big way, including a large increase in funding for space exploration.

    The post What's in the New NASA Budget Proposal appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  4. New distances to two dwarf galaxies with unusually spread-out stars support the idea that these galaxies have little to no dark matter.

    The post New Distances Support Idea of Dark Matter–less Galaxies appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  5. New applications of machine learning have enabled astronomers to classify 27 million galaxies and pick out a dozen rare quadruply lensed quasars.

    The post Astronomers Use AI to Investigate Quasars and Galaxies Galore appeared first on Sky & Telescope.