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Dr. Megan Reiter is part of a team that found a jet from a Massive Young Stellar Object (MYSO) in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC)

In fact, this is only the second object of this type that astronomers have confirmed outside of our Milky Way

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Fireball Over Michigan

If you were outside at 8:30 PM on January 16 in southeastern Michigan, you saw a spectacular celestial event – a fireball streaking across the sky.

- Joel Bregman

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The department hosts a variety of events. Academic Events are aimed at a scholarly audience (generally within the department, but other scholars are always welcome for particular topics of interest). Public Outreach events, such as telescope viewing nights and planetarium shows, are hosted for the general public — from newcomers to longtime astronomy enthusiasts. Selected upcoming events of both types are listed on this page. Additional details about the nature of these events and how to participate can be found throughout this section.