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Thursday
Jul 30 2015
00:40 UTC

NASA awards grants to Ozark IC to create circuits for proposed Venus rover

In what may be a significant step toward the seemingly far-off goal of sending a rover to the surface of Venus, NASA has awarded two grants totalling $245,000 to a semiconductor technology firm to design complex integrated circuits which could withstand the extremely harsh environment on this neighboring world. The firm, Ozark Integrated Circuits Inc.,... The post NASA awards grants to Ozark IC to create circuits for proposed Venus rover appeared first on Planetaria.

Posted by The Meridiani Journal

Sunday
Jul 26 2015
14:51 UTC

The ISS and Venus and Jupiter (July 27-29, 2015)

The ISS passes between Venus and Jupiter, as seen from Melbourne on the evening of Wednesday July 29 at 18:17 AEST. Simulated in Stellarium (the ISS will actually be a bright dot), click to embiggen. The ISS passes above Venus and Jupiter, as seen from Adelaide on the evening of Tuesday July 28 at 18:39 ACST. Simulated in Stellarium (the ISS will actually be a bright dot), click to embiggen. The ISS passes passes above Venus and Jupiter, as seen from Sydney on the evening of Monday July 27 at

Posted by Astroblog

Wednesday
Jul 15 2015
19:01 UTC

Catch a Fine Lunar Planetary Grouping This Weekend

Phew! Our eyes and thoughts have been cast so far out into the outer reaches of the solar system following New Horizons and Pluto this week, that we're just now getting to the astronomical action going on in our own backyard.(...)Read the rest of Catch a Fine Lunar Planetary Grouping This Weekend (865 words) […]

Posted by Universe Today

Wednesday
Jul 15 2015
14:18 UTC

Daytime Occultation of Venus, North-Eastern Australia, July 19, 2015

The Moon at 9:52 am AEST in Brisbane on Sunday June 19 just as Venus appears from behind the Moon. Similar views will be seen at equivalent times elsewhere in north-eastern Australia. On the 19th in daylight, Venus is occulted by the Moon as seen from north-eastern Australia. From Alice Spings Venus emerges from behind the Moon at 9:19 am ACST. This is very close to the horizon. In Brisbane, Venus goes behind the Moon at 9:31 am AEST and emerges at 9:52 am AEST. Similar timings w

Posted by Astroblog

Sunday
Jul 12 2015
03:00 UTC

Scientists Study Atmosphere of Venus through Transit Images

Image of Venus taken by Hinode's Solar Optical Telescope. In this image, Venus is just beginning its journey across the face of the sun. Its atmosphere is visible as a thin, glowing border on the upper left of the planet. Credits: JAXA/NASA/Hinod. Hi-res image Composite of images of the Venus transit taken by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory on June 5, 2012. The image, taken in 171 angstroms, shows a timelapse of Venus's path across the sun in 2012. Credits: NASA/Goddard/SDO. Hi-res ima

Posted by astronomy cmarchesin

Monday
Jul 06 2015
10:57 UTC

Venus, Jupiter and the International Space Station (6 July, 2015)

Jupiter, Venus and the ISS at 18:48-18:49 ACST, stack of 6 x 5 second exposures at 400 ASA (two planes also caught). Images stacked in Deep Sky StackerGIF Animation from 8 x 5 second exposures at 400 ASA (constructed in ImageJ)The ISS passed quite close the pair of Jupiter and Venus tonight as seen from Adelaide, the cloud got in the way a bit, but it was still brilliant to see the ISS zip past the pair while planes flew by. (Hat tip to Paul Curnow for the heads up). Jupiter, Venus and the ISS at

Posted by Astroblog

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