The University of Chicago is ending its support for Yerkes Observatory, a historic, castle-like building built to house a gigantic telescope, on October 1st. Its future remains unclear. The post The Not-Quite Closing of Yerkes Observatory appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
Hubble reveals a relic galaxy, Dawn sees the surface of asteroid Ceres changing, and scientists probe an auroral phenomenon named "Steve." The post 60-Second Astro News: A Relic Galaxy, Changing Ceres & The Aurora Named “Steve” appeared first on Sky & Telescope.