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  1. This week in astronomy news: Distant galaxies that look older than they are and a terrestrial planet that might be drifting through our galaxy.

    The post 60-second Astro News: Mature Infant Galaxies & A Possibly Rogue Planet appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  2. NASA’s Osiris-REX successfully stowed its sample of Bennu's regolith, collected earlier this week. Images show a good haul.

    The post NASA's Osiris-REX Has Stowed Its Bite Out of Asteroid Bennu appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. NASA's Juno spacecraft has captured ultraviolet images of a rare atmospheric phenomenon in Jupiter's atmosphere.

    The post Juno Discovers Sprites and Elves on Jupiter appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  4. New observations suggest the main-belt asteroid Psyche is an intriguing world, possibly one with volcanic flows of iron on its surface.

    The post Psyche: A Metal-Rock World with Iron Lava? appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  5. The subtle effect of sunlight may turn the near-Earth asteroid Apophis toward Earth in 2068 . . . but chances for impact remain small.

    The post (Very) Small Chance of Apophis Asteroid Impact in 2068 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.