Highlights from AAS Nova: 21 May - 10 June 2023
Kerry Hensley American Astronomical Society (AAS)
AAS Nova provides brief highlights of recently published articles from the AAS journals, i.e., The Astronomical Journal (AJ), The Astrophysical Journal (ApJ), ApJ Letters, ApJ Supplements, The Planetary Science Journal, and Research Notes of the AAS. The website's intent is to gain broader exposure for AAS authors and to provide astronomy researchers and enthusiasts with summaries of recent, interesting research across a wide range of astronomical fields.
The following are the AAS Nova highlights from the past three weeks; follow the links to read more, or visit AAS Nova for more posts.
9 June 2023
AAS 242: Day 4
The final day of AAS 242 brought us one last exceptional plenary on the role that sample return missions play in our exploration of the solar system.
8 June 2023
AAS 242: Day 3
Day 3 of AAS 242 brought perspectives on planetary nebulae, reflections on two-eyed seeing, and everything you need to know to safely view the two solar eclipses that will soon cross North America.
7 June 2023
AAS 242: Day 2
Day 2 at AAS 242! We’ve got info about solar flares, the fastest nova we know of, and a star-birthing nebula named for Scotland’s favorite cryptid.
6 June 2023
AAS 242: Day 1
Day 1 of AAS 242 brought us tornadoes on the Sun, a fantastic fish-hook galaxy, and plenty of news from JWST.
5 June 2023
AAS 242: Welcome!
This week we’ll be bringing you updates from the 242nd AAS meeting, happening in Albuquerque, NM, and online.
2 June 2023
AAS Publishing at AAS 242 in Albuquerque (and Online!)
The AAS publishing team is excited to engage with the community at the upcoming AAS meeting. Check out what they'll be up to at the meeting!
31 May 2023
Could Supermassive Stars Explain How This Galaxy Got Its Nitrogen?
Stars more than a hundred times more massive than the Sun might be the source of nitrogen in one of the most distant known galaxies.
26 May 2023
A Solar System–Sized Experiment: New Proposal for Precision Cosmology and More
To measure vast distances with tiny uncertainties, astronomers need to think outside the box. A new study proposes an ambitious mission that could revolutionize our understanding of cosmology, dark matter, and more.
24 May 2023
Red Galaxies at Night, Astronomers Delight: A Look at the “Hubble-Dark” Universe
JWST has revealed an intriguing new group of galaxies with flat, extended, red disks that might be the precursors to today’s massive galaxies.
22 May 2023
A Potential New Character in the Saga of HD 163296
Astrobites reports on an extra protoplanet that might be lurking in the dust around a nearby star.