Blog posts tagged with planets

Posts in the past four weeks

Feb 06 2016
17:59 UTC

Space Station Back At Dusk / See Orion's Curlicue and Five Dawn Planets

... 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
11:14 UTC

The February 2016 Night Sky

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
09:11 UTC

Thoughts on the 9th Planet

... 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
23:00 UTC

Has Planet X' finally been found? A cautionary tale

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
19:33 UTC

Ninth Planet!!! Well.possibly.

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

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