Sometimes I complain about the earthly weather, but mostly I like to post about astronomy and space events. Hope you enjoy the articles.
By: Susie77, 2:38 AM GMT on July 11, 2014
Three Supermoons in a Row
July 10, 2014:
In June of last year, a full Moon made headlines. The news media
called it a "supermoon" because it was 14% bigger and 30% brighter than
other full Moons of 2013. Around the world, people went outside to
marvel at its luminosity.
If you thought one supermoon was bright, how about three….? The
full Moons of summer 2014—July 12th, Augu...
By: Susie77, 2:52 PM GMT on July 04, 2014
Europe got a fabulous display of noctilucent clouds last night
Europe had a wonderful display
of noctilucent clouds on July 3-4, 2014. The photos here are mostly
from EarthSky friends on Facebook.
friend Hubert Drozdz caught the display of noctilucent clouds in
Poland. He said he saw them around 2 to 3 a.m. on July 4, 2014.
During the past two nights, skywatc...
By: Susie77, 12:12 PM GMT on June 21, 2014
May your Midsummer Night's Eve be most magical.
By: Susie77, 2:25 PM GMT on June 09, 2014
By: Susie77, 1:08 AM GMT on May 31, 2014
The Moon Gets Broadband Wireless Connection
May 30, 2014 | by Janet Fang
Design drawing of the optical module on the satellite showing the telescope and gimbal (pivoted support) / NASA
Working from moon? Forget dial-up speeds. A team of MIT and NASA researchers
is demonstrating a laser-based data commu...