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NSO News

The following articles relate to developments at the NSO and Liverpool Telescope during 2008, but also includes a few astronomy-related news items that we think may be of interest to schools.

Image of the Month - November 2008

9th December 2008

The Night Sky in December 2008

1st December 2008

NSO celebrates 10,000 observing requests

21st November 2008

Extra-solar planetary system seen for the first time

15th November 2008

Image of the Month - October 2008

12th November 2008

Asteroid 2008 TC3 impacts on Earth

6th November 2008

The Night Sky in November 2008

1st November 2008

Astronomers find the first gamma-ray only pulsar

20th October 2008

STFC Christmas Card Competition

12th October 2008

Image of the Month - September 2008

3rd October 2008

The Night Sky in October 2008

1st October 2008

Image of the Month - August 2008

10th September 2008

Rosetta performs fly-by of asteroid Steins

6th September 2008

The Night Sky in September 2008

1st September 2008

Cassini pinpoints source of icy jets on Enceladus

15th August 2008

Image of the Month - July 2008

5th August 2008

The Night Sky in August 2008

1st August 2008

Fourth dwarf planet is named Makemake

22nd July 2008

Great Red Spot consumes smaller storm

17th July 2008

Image of the Month - June 2008

8th July 2008

The Night Sky in July 2008

1st July 2008

Image of the Month - May 2008

16th June 2008

Plutoid chosen as the name for Pluto-like objects

11th June 2008

The Night Sky in June 2008

1st June 2008

Phoenix spacecraft lands safely on Mars

26th May 2008

Youngest supernova remnant found in the Milky Way

15th May 2008

Image of the Month - April 2008

8th May 2008

The Night Sky in May 2008

1st May 2008

Send your class experiment to space

28th April 2008

New images of Mars' largest moon, Phobos

10th April 2008

Image of the Month - March 2008

3rd April 2008

The Night Sky in April 2008

1st April 2008

NSO nominated for an Sir Arthur Clarke Award

18th March 2008

Cassini flies through water-plumes on Enceladus

14th March 2008

Image of the Month - February 2008

10th March 2008

Avalanche seen on the planet Mars

4th March 2008

The Night Sky in March 2008

1st March 2008

Lunar eclipse visible from the UK

21st February 2008

Image of the Month - January 2008

3rd February 2008

The Night Sky in February 2008

1st February 2008

Asteroid passes close to Earth

30th January 2008

Messenger flies past Mercury

15th January 2008

Image of the Month - December 2007

6th January 2008

The Night Sky in January 2008

1st January 2008