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Re: 2019: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #931646
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On this day in 1846 - October 10th - English businessman and astronomer William Lassell discovered Triton, Neptune's largest moon.

He discovered the moon just 17 days after German astronomer Johann Galle discovered Neptune, using Urbain LeVerrier's calculations.


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Re: 2019: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #931647
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On this day in 1980 - October 10th - the Very Large Array (VLA) was dedicated.

Now known as the Karl G. Janksy Array, it's an important radio telescope facility in New Mexico. Jansky was a pioneer of radio astronomy.


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Re: 2019: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #931648
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On this day in 1758 - October 11th - German physician and astronomer Heinrich Olbers was born.

Olbers is best remembered for his discovery of the asteroids Pallas and Vesta.


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Re: 2019: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #931652
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On this day in 1964 - October 12th - the Soviet craft Voskhod 1 was launched.

As the first spacecraft to carry three cosmonauts, it was another step forward in manned space flight.


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Re: 2019: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #931654
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On this day in 1994 - October 13th - NASA's Magellan mission ended with the spacecraft plunging into Venus.

Magellan - also referred to as the Venus Radar Mapper - was the first interplanetary mission to be launched from the Space Shuttle. It mapped the surface of Venus and measured the planetary gravitational field.


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Re: 2019: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #931655
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On this day in 1884 - October 13th - Greenwich in the United Kingdom was adopted as the prime meridian of the world.

There had been many prime meridians in use by countries around the world. But at the International Meridian Conference held in Washington DC, 25 maritime countries voted to adopt the Greenwich meridian as the longitude line of zero degrees.


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Re: 2019: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #931656
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On this day in 1933 - October 13th - the British Interplanetary Society was founded in Liverpool, UK by Phillip Cleator.

The society is the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.


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Re: 2019: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #931658
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On this day in 1987 - October 15th - the NASA/ESA Cassini-Huygens mission was launched to study the Saturnian system.

The spacecraft arrived at Saturn in January 2005 and studied the system for nearly twenty years.


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On this day in 1829 - October 15th - American astronomer Asaph Hall was born.

Hall is best known for his discovery of the two moons of Mars.





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Re: 2019: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #931660
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On this day in 2003 - October 15th - China launched Shenzhou 5.

Shenzhou 5 was the China's first manned spaceflight, with Yang Liwei as the first Chinese astronaut in space.


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