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    New Slooh Coming with Winter’s Last Waxing Crescent Moon

    We’re on the home leg of our year-long development process to totally redesign and rewrite every aspect of Slooh. There is still much to do, and this may be subject to change, but the new Slooh is currently scheduled for launch as the Moon reaches its last waxing crescent of the

  • New Release Notes

    March 10th, 2016 Share StarShare Camera images via Twitter Twitter users rejoice – now you can easily share any pictures that you snap in the StarShare Camera with your friends and followers via Twitter with just a few mouse clicks.   Images that you share will include a link back

  • New Canary Islands Observatory

    December 13th, 2015 We’ve had a slight delay with the delivery of some key components of the new telescope systems.  The installation has been delayed until the beginning of January – an exciting way to start 2016! We are particularly looking forward to the new live video solar system telescope

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    King Felipe VI Inaugurates Slooh’s Flagship Observatory

    Slooh Founder and CEO Michael Paolucci attended the 30th Anniversary celebration of the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands (IAC) which was presided over by King Felipe VI and included the formal inauguration of Slooh’s observatory which has been situated on Mt Teide since 2003. Michael was given the

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    Slooh Powers Vodafone ONE’s Reach the Moon Project

    Vodafone ONE’s Madrid based advertising agency Sra Rushmore knew they wanted to showcase a live feed of the moon 19 hours a day for a month, but how to do it, and on only three weeks notice? Call Slooh of course. Our very own Paul Cox sprang into action, laying

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    Slooh Members Help Rosetta Monitor Comet 67P

    The European Space Agency’s historic Rosetta spacecraft is now getting a close-up view of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as it nears the Sun and comes to life over the next few months. To supplement its in-flight observations, the Rosetta mission has also requested ground-based observers to monitor the comet’s brightness and behavior.

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    Slooh Community Participates in Supernova Discovery

    At 04:06UTC when most Slooh members were probably fast asleep, a post was made in the Clubhouse…. Long-time member Colin Drescher wrote “My friend has possibly made his 100th SN discovery in the galaxy ESO 509-108 (PGC 48876) in Hydra. If you would like to help out, change your mission

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    The New York Times Covers Slooh’s Reaction at Totality

    How is this for incestuous celestial media coverage–indulge me as I cover The New York Times’ coverage of our coverage of the Total Solar Eclipse. The paper of record describes Slooh’s seminal coverage of the March 20th, 2015 Total Solar Eclipse: “The eclipse was total, meaning the sun was fully blocked by the

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    Double Shadow Transit on Jupiter on May 27-28, 2015

    Two of Jupiter’s moons, Io and Ganymede, will cast shadows simultaneously on the face of the biggest planet on the night of May 27-28, 2015. This will present an excellent opportunity for imagers to capture the dramatic motion of Jupiter as it goes through its perpetual Newtonian waltz with its

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    Slooh Astronomers Cover Sudden X-Class Solar Flare

    Despite its immense energy output, our Sun is fairly peaceful compared to most stars. But once in a while it springs a surprise. On Tuesday May 5, 2015, for example, the Sun suddenly erupted with its most powerful flare of the year. As the unexpected solar flare got underway, Slooh