Posts in the past four weeks
Feb 06 2016
... hadn't been paying attention, so I was pleasantly surprised two nights ago to see the International Space Station (ISS) made a bright pass in the southwestern sky. A quick check revealed thatÂanother round of evening passes had begun forÂlocations across the central and northern U. S., Canada and Europe. ÂI like the evening ones because they're so much convenient to view than those that occur at dawn. You can find out when the space station passes over your house at NASA's Spot the Station s
Posted by Universe Today
Feb 02 2016
Goodbye January blues, hello February fun! We're already into the second month of our new year and it's been absolutely amazing for stargazing already. Before we get in to what […]
Posted by Astronotes
Jan 25 2016
... opportunity to view all five planets visible to the naked eye in the sky at the same time for the first time in more than a decade. Coming on the heels of the BBC StargazingLIVE show, and ongoing coverage of Tim Peake's mission oboard the International Space Station) it feels like space and astronomy has never been more at the front of the UK public's consciousness. The
Posted by Beautiful Stars
Jan 22 2016
For a long time now, there have been theories and rumors regarding the possible existence of another planet in our Solar System, far beyond Neptune or even Pluto, often referred to as Planet X. Unfortunately, there has been little hard evidence to back up any claims made. But now, new evidence has been presented by … Continue Reading →The post Has ‘Planet X' finally been found? A cautionary tale appeared first on planetaria.
Posted by The Meridiani Journal
Jan 20 2016
Computer Models Predict a Massive World beyond Neptune The big news today involves a new world in the outer region of the solar system called the Kuiper Belt. Although it hasn't actually been seen yet, planetary scientists at California Institute of Technology (CalTech) announced that they've found evidence for what Continue readingThe post Ninth Planet!!! Well…. possibly…. appeared first on .
Posted by TheSpacewriter's Ramblings