PULSAR

Pulsar Newsletter
The bi-annual newsletter of the IAAA.

Here is the archive of back issues of the Pulsar.  Issues over five years old are available to all online.  If you wish to receive the latest issues, become a member!

2013:

2013 – Issue-3
2013 – Issue-1-2

2012:

No issues this year.

2011: Messenger becomes first probe to orbit Mercury.

2011 Issue – Kitt Peak Workshop Report

2010: The first habitable exoplanet is detected.

2010 Issue – Artist Techniques

2009: Many “Super Earth” exoplanets identified.

2009 Q2-4 – The Rings of Saturn
2009 Q1 – The Moon, Companion of Worlds

2008: Messenger’s first flyby of Mercury.

2008 Q3-Q4 – Utah workshop report part 2
2008 Q1-Q2 – Utah workshop report part 1

2007: The 50th anniversary of Sputnik 1.

2007 Q4 – Packing Art
2007 Q3 – Counting Craters
2007 Q2 – Nicaragua workshop report part 2 
2007 Q1 – Nicaragua workshop report part 1

2006: Geysers are discovered on Enceladus.

2006 Q4 – Green Flash
2006 Q3 – Kuiper Belt
2006 Q2 – Ophiuichi Nova
2006 Q1 – Early Universe

2005: Huygens landed on Titan.

2005 Winter – Spacecraft / The Sun
2005 Spring – Death Valley 

2004: Two Mars rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, land successfully.

2004 – Jul-Dec– The Moon, Comets, Energetic Objects 
2004 – May-Jun – Gas Giants 
2004 – Mar-Apr – Mars 
2004 – Jan-Feb – Colors of Space 

2003: The shuttle Columbia disintegrates on re-entry.

2003 – Nov-Dec – Space art Landscapes
2003 – Jan-Feb – Lucien Rudaux 

2002: Hubble telescope is upgraded.

2002 – Jul-Dec – Tupan Caldera 
2002 – May-Jun – Ring Galaxy 
2002 – Feb-Apr – Globules

2001: MIR space station is de-orbited.

2001 – Dec – 2002 – Jan – Leonids 
2001 – Oct-Nov – Stonehenge 
2001 – Aug-Sep – Craters 
2001 – Jun-Jul – Mars 
2001 – Apr-May – Sunspots 
2001 – Feb-Mar – Eros 

2000: Last crew on MIR, first crew on the ISS.

2000 – Dec – 2001 – Jan – Space Odyssey
2000 – Aug-Nov – Geothermal features 
2000 – Jun-Jul – T-Tauri 
2000 – Apr-May – NEAR and Far
2000 – Feb-Mar – Ray Tracing

1999: Total solar eclipse crosses Europe.

1999 – Dec – 2000 – Jan – Galactic Imagery 
1999 – Oct-Nov – Eclipses  
1999 – Aug-Sep – Comets 
1999 – Jun-Jul – Binaries  
1999 – Apr-May – SETI  
1999 – Feb-Mar – Seyfert Galaxies  

1998: The first ISS module is launched.

1998 – Dec – 1999 – Jan – Meteor Showers
1998 – Oct-Nov – Cassini’s Away!
1998 – Aug-Sep – Supernova Remnants
1998 – Jun-Jul – Airbrushing
1998 – Apr-May – Europa
1998 – Feb-Mar – Digital Worlds

1997: Cassini / Huygens is launched.

1997 – Dec – 1998 – Jan – Event Horizons 
1997 – Oct-Nov – Gravitational Lensing 
1997 – Aug-Sep – Remembering Gene Shoemaker 
1997 – Jun-Jul – Paris in Spring! 
1997 – Apr-May  – Selling Your Art 
1997 – Feb-Mar – The Sagan Project 

1996: The Galileo probe flies past Europa, Ganymede (twice), and Callisto.

1996 – Dec – 1997 – Jan
1996 – Oct-Nov – Tenerife Workshop Report
1996 – Aug-Sep – White Mountain Workshop Report 
1996 – Jun-Jul – Machine-aided Art, pt 2 
1996 – Apt-May – Exhibition in Orbit / Machine-aided Art 
1996 – Feb-Mar – A “new” thing: The Internet! 

1995: Pioneer 11 shuts down.

1995 – Jul-Aug
1995 – May-Jun
1995 – Mar-Apr

1994: The Magellan probe enters orbit of Venus.

1994 – Mar-Apr
1994 – Jan-Feb

1993: The Hubble telescope is fixed in orbit.

1993 – May-Jun
1993 – Mar-Apr

1992: Pioneer Venus is deliberately de-orbited into the atmosphere of Venus.

1992 – May-Jun
1992 – Mar-Apr
1992 – Jan-Feb

1991: Helen Sharman becomes the first British astronaut.

1991 – Nov-Dec
1991 – Sep-Oct
1991 – Jul-Aug
1991 – May-Jun
1991 – Mar-Apr
1991 – Jan-Feb

1990: The Hubble Space Telescope is launched.

1990 – Nov-Dec
1990 – Sep-Oct
1990 – Jul-Aug
1990 – May-Jun
1990 – Mar-Apr
1990 – Jan-Feb

1989: The worst solar storms in history occur.

1989 – Nov-Dec
1989 – Sep-Oct
1989 – Jul-Aug
1989 – May-Jun
1989 – Mar-Apr
1989 – Jan-Feb

1988: The Soviet Union launches the Buran shuttle.

1988 – 11-12
1988 – 10
1988 – 1Q

1987: A naked-eye visible supernova appears in the Large Magellanic Cloud.

1987-11 – 1988-01
1987 – 09-10
1987 – 07-08
1987 – 06
1987 – 05
1987 – 03-04
1987 – 02
1987 – 01

The Parallax and other newsletters

The Parallax used to be an annual newsletter published to showcase artwork by members. As printing technology improved and the internet became more widespread, the Parallax was discontinued. It’s still fun to see what was made though.  Here are the known issues.

Flier – 2002
Flier – 1998
Flier – 1990
Parallax – 1998 
Parallax – 1989
1987 workshop report
Parallax – 1985-1
Parallax – 1985-2
Parallax – 1985-3
Parallax – 1985-4
Parallax – 1984-1
Parallax – 1984-2
Parallax – 1984-3
Bulletin 1982-1
Bulletin 1982-2