Rewriting the History of Star Formation at the Heart of the Milky Way

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 21

*Rewriting the history of star formation at the heart of the Milky Way

New observations have rewritten the history of star formation at the centre of the Milky Way.

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*ASA HQ officially opened

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has officially opened the fledgling Australian Space Agency’s new headquarters in Adelaide.


*New Russian military satellite launched

Moscow has launched a new military satellite into orbit for the Russian Ministry of Defence.


*March Skywatch

The March equinox -- important in astronomy because it’s used to define the celestial co-ordinate system of right ascension and declination -- which will take place at 14:49 on the afternoon of Friday March 20th Australian Eastern Daylight time -- that’s 23:49 on the evening of Thursday March 19 US Eastern Daylight Time and 03:49 in the morning of Friday March 20th Greenwich mean time.


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