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Hubble operations suspended after technical failure

Gizmag - Tue 9 Oct 18

A technical fault has led NASA to suspend science operations for the hardworking Hubble Space Telescope. The craft entered safe mode on Friday when one of its gyroscopes failed, and while ...

Exoplanets should have exomoons

The Economist - Thu 4 Oct 18

And researchers think they have spotted one

First 'exomoon' may have been found

BBC News - Wed 3 Oct 18

Astronomers have announced the possible discovery of the first known moon outside our Solar System.

First Exomoon Possibly Discovered Orbiting in a Distant Star System

Discover Magazine - Wed 3 Oct 18

Astronomers say they may have found the first confirmed exomoon, or moon orbiting a planet outside of our solar system. However, the pair of astronomers behind the find say it's much too soon ...

The first exomoon may have just been discovered in a distant star system, Astronomy.com - Wed 3 Oct 18

First known exomoon could be a baffling monster the size of Neptune

Newscientist - Wed 3 Oct 18

Last year, New Scientist reported the possible discovery of the first ever exomoon. Now new evidence suggests that if it does exist, it is very strange

Astronomers spot the first ever 'exomoon' orbiting a distant world

The Independent - Wed 3 Oct 18

If confirmed, the discovery could change our understanding of how solar systems form

Hubble may have spotted the first known exomoon

ScienceNews - Wed 3 Oct 18

A single sighting with the Hubble Space Telescope seems to confirm that there’s a Neptune-sized moon orbiting exoplanet Kepler 1625b.

Astronomers find first compelling evidence for a moon outside our solar system

Phys.org - Wed 3 Oct 18

A pair of Columbia University astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Kepler Space Telescope have assembled compelling evidence for the existence of a moon orbiting a gas-giant planet ...

Astronomers find first compelling evidence for a moon outside our solar system, ScienceDaily - Wed 3 Oct 18

Astronomers cautiously claim the first 'exomoon'

Cosmos Magazine - Wed 3 Oct 18

Data suggests a moon the size of Neptune orbiting a planet 8,000 light years away. Richard A Lovett reports.

Astronomers using the Kepler and Hubble telescopes have glimpsed what seems to be a colossal moon roughly 4,000 light-years away.

Discovery News - Fri 5 Oct 18

Credit: NASA/ESA/L. HustakAstronomers are reporting what may be a truly historical celestial sighting this week. Using the Hubble Space Telescope, and some extremely serious ...

Discovery of Potential Exomoon Raises Hopes of Real-Life Pandora or Endor

SPACE.com - Thu 4 Oct 18

The discovery of a potential exomoon could be the first step in finding worlds like "Avatar's" moon Pandora or "Star Wars'" forest moon of Endor.

Hubble Telescope Supports Evidence of Distant Exomoon

Geek.com - Thu 4 Oct 18

A pair of Columbia University astronomers have stumbled upon a possible exomoon. Like the exoplanets we’re so keen to uncover, these moons orbiting planets in other star systems could ...

Astronomers May Have Found the First Exomoon

Extremetech - Thu 4 Oct 18

Even with our admittedly crude detection methods, scientists have identified thousands of exoplanets. We had every reason to expect those planets would have moons, but we had no way of knowing ...

Do we have evidence for an exomoon? Ask again in a year.

Ars Technica - Wed 3 Oct 18

If it exists, the bizarre moon is Neptune-sized, orbits a super-Jupiter.

Researchers may have found the first signs of an exomoon

Engadget - Wed 3 Oct 18

Over the last couple of decades, we've spotted thousands of planets outside of our solar system -- Kepler alone has confirmed more than 2,600. But so far, we've haven't ...

Astronomers May Have Located the First Moon Outside of Our Solar System

KQED Science - Wed 3 Oct 18

While plenty of planets exist beyond our solar system, a moon around one of those worlds has yet to be confirmed. The potential moon would be considerably larger than Earth.

First moon outside our solar system discovered, astronomers think

USA today - Wed 3 Oct 18

Astronomers think they’ve discovered the first “exomoon” – a moon outside of our own solar system.        

In a surprise, first alien moon discovered is big and gaseous

Reuters - Wed 3 Oct 18

Astronomers have pinpointed what appears to be the first moon detected outside our solar system, a large gaseous world the size of Neptune that is unlike any other known moon and orbits a gas ...

Hunt for first 'exomoon' zeroes in on top prospect of surprising size - CNET

CNET - Wed 3 Oct 18

Our solar system is filled with dozens of moons, but we've never seen one around another star. Now, astronomers think they've got a compelling first candidate.

Astronomers may have discovered the first moon ever found outside our Solar System

The Verge - Wed 3 Oct 18

A pair of astronomers believes they’ve found a moon orbiting a planet outside our Solar System — something that has never before been confirmed to exist. Though they aren’t ...

A moon the size of NEPTUNE that orbits a giant planet 8,000 light-years away

Daily Mail - Wed 3 Oct 18

Astronomers from Columbia University in New York City have used the Hubble telescope to find proof of the first moon to be found outside our solar system.

Astronomers Find First Evidence of Possible Moon Outside Our Solar System

Astrobiology Magazine - Thu 4 Oct 18

Using NASA’s Hubble and Kepler space telescopes, astronomers have uncovered tantalizing evidence of what could be the first discovery of a moon orbiting a planet outside our solar system.

Astronomers find first evidence of possible moon outside our Solar System, SpaceDaily - Thu 4 Oct 18

Data suggests scientists have found first known exomoon

UPI - Wed 3 Oct 18

The existence of a large exomoon best explains a unique pattern of stellar dimming observed by both Kepler and the Hubble Space Telescope.

First moon outside our solar system discovered

The Hindu - Thu 4 Oct 18

The newly discovered exomoon and the planet it orbits are both gaseous

Hubble finds compelling evidence for a moon outside the Solar System

Eurekalert - Wed 3 Oct 18

Using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and older data from the Kepler Space Telescope two astronomers have found the first compelling evidence for a moon outside our own Solar System. The ...