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January 18th, 2018 by Nick Evetts

Look! Up in the Sky! It’s bird, it’s a plane, It’s a bolide!
Here are tonight’s show links:
The big news tonight is the bolide that flew over lower Michigan:

https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/michigan-meteor-sighting-what-exactly-is-a-bolide-where-
did-debris-land-
No, The Meteor Didn’t Cause an Earthquake

https://sciencealert.com/january-2018-michigan-bolide-fireball-richter-scale-recording
http://www.vofoundation.org/blog/great-2018-michigan-fireball/
The sun, on the other hand, meh. Just one spot.
http://www.spaceweather.com
http://www.spaceweather.com/images2018/17jan18/hmi1898.gif?
https://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/data/synoptic/sunspots_earth/mdi_sunspots_1024.jpg
https://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/data/realtime/eit_284/512/
And when meteors are aren’t exploding over head, there are other things to see in the night sky:
Wed, Jan 17, 02h NEW MOON
Sat, Jan 20, 20h Neptune 1°.6 N. of Moon
Times given in UT. These events, and more can be found at:
http://asa.usno.navy.mil
Look at what the Hubble scope found:
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2018/hubble-finds-substellar-objects-in-the-orion-nebula
Marty just loves Hubble pictures, well, who doesn’t?

https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/goddard/2018/hubble-weighs-in-on-mass-of-three-million-billion-suns

Keep up on the meteor showers here:
https://www.amsmeteors.org/2018/01/meteor-activity-outlook-for-january-13-19-2018/
There is a Globular cluster with a black hole:
https://scitechdaily.com/muse-instrument-reveals-a-black-hole-hiding-in-star-cluster-ngc-3201/
Twistedge also posted these links in the chat room.
Farthest Known Galaxy SPT0615-JD Discovered By NASA’s Hubble:

https://www.inquisitr.com/4736938/farthest-known-galaxy-spt0615-jd-discovered-by-nasas-

This Is What The Entire Known Universe Looks Like in a Single Image
https://sciencealert.com/the-universe-in-one-image-logarithmic-artwork-pablo-carlos-budassi

It’s Never Aliens—until It Is
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/its-never-aliens-until-it-is/
a new Orion fly through from hubble space telescope
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07dve0EnUX8
https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/details.php?id=PIA22089

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