31 October 2022

Highlights from AAS Nova: 16-29 October 2022

Kerry Hensley

Kerry Hensley American Astronomical Society (AAS)

AAS Nova provides brief highlights of recently published articles from the AAS journals, i.e., The Astronomical Journal (AJ), The Astrophysical Journal (ApJ), ApJ Letters, ApJ Supplements, The Planetary Science Journal, and Research Notes of the AAS. The website's intent is to gain broader exposure for AAS authors and to provide astronomy researchers and enthusiasts with summaries of recent, interesting research across a wide range of astronomical fields.

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The following are the AAS Nova highlights from the past two weeks; follow the links to read more, or visit AAS Nova for more posts.

28 October 2022
Five Snippets of Supernova Science
What’s the latest in the field of supernova research? Five recent articles tackle different aspects of these exploding stars.

26 October 2022
Researchers Find Hot, Dense Water Vapor in a Protoplanetary Disk
Astronomers speculate on the origins of water emission lines in the spectrum of VV Corona Australis A.

25 October 2022
The Haunting of Boötes’s Backyard
Astrobites reports on a ghostly stellar stream that haunts the outskirts of the Milky Way.

24 October 2022
Does What a Black Hole Eats Affect Its Appearance?
When supermassive black holes gulp down gas, the superheated gas shines across the electromagnetic spectrum. Could the composition of this gas affect the radiation we observe?

21 October 2022
First Light (and First Flight) for a New Solar Instrument
The Extreme-ultraviolet Snapshot Imaging Spectrograph (ESIS) may help researchers understand the complex region between the Sun’s lower and upper atmosphere.

19 October 2022
Young, Cool, and on Edge: An Unstable Protoplanetary Disk
Astrobites reports on an investigation of a protoplanetary disk that might prove to be one of the youngest disks to exhibit gravitational instability.

18 October 2022
Through the Looking GLASS with JWST
The deepest extragalactic data from the JWST Early-Release Science program come into focus in research articles published today in the Astrophysical Journal Letters.

17 October 2022
Featured Image: Navigating Turbulence Around an Active Young Star
Modelers explore how explosions of stellar plasma affect the passage of high-energy particles.

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