Blog posts tagged with planets

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Jul 27 2014
17:36 UTC

Cool Infographic Compares the Chemistry of Planetary Atmospheres

Here on Earth we enjoy the¬nitrogen-oxygen atmosphere we've all come to know and love with each of the approximately 24,000 breaths we take each¬day (not to mention the surprisingly comfortable 14. 7 pounds per square inch of pressure it exerts on our bodies every¬moment.) But every breath we take would be impossible (or at least quickly […]

Posted by Universe Today

Jul 21 2014
18:10 UTC

4 Sky Events This Week: Saturn Stands While Meteors Fly

Saturn, the true “Lord of the Rings,” dominates the evening sky this week, while the summer's first meteor shower gets under way. Saturn at full stop.¬On Monday, July 21, the ringed world will appear at a standstill in the sky, relative to the background stars in the zodiacal constellation Libra, the Scales. Astronomers call this…

Posted by Breaking Orbit

Jul 17 2014
14:56 UTC

See Mars Map Landmarks for Yourself

... new Mars map makes a visual trip to the red planet possible for stargazers.

Posted by Breaking Orbit

Jul 14 2014
16:08 UTC

4 Sky Events This Week: Ice Giants and Deep Sky Jewels

... dances with the outer planets this week for sky-gazers.

Posted by Breaking Orbit

Jul 09 2014
18:16 UTC

Name That Planet! Alien Worlds Looking for Winning Names

Tired of this planet? How about voting on a name for a newly-discovered one.

Posted by Breaking Orbit

Jul 07 2014
15:31 UTC

4 Sky Events This Week: Ringed Jewel and Cat’s Eye Sparkle

... Cat's Eye stares back at skywatchers in this week's star gazing showcase.

Posted by Breaking Orbit

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