NASA’s New Horizons Sees More Detail as It Draws Closer to Pluto

By: Susie77, 8:42 PM GMT on May 27, 2015



May 27, 2015
Courtesy of NASA
(http://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-s-new-horizons- sees-more-detail-as-it-draws-closer-to-pluto)


NASA’s New Horizons Sees More Detail as It Draws Closer to Pluto


What a difference 20 million miles makes! Images of Pluto
from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft are growing in scale as the
spacecraft approaches its mysterious target. The new images, t...

Farewell?

By: Susie77, 1:19 PM GMT on May 03, 2015

According to the large Purple Banner of Doom at the top of our browser window, tomorrow (May 4) is the last day we can enjoy classic Wunderground.

I've maintained this blog and the many friendships it brought for several years. It remains to be seen if I will continue to update it after Classic dies. The new version makes finding user blogs difficult; I have yet to attempt to post a new entry in that format.

So if this truly is my last entry, it's been...

Spectacular Calbuco volcano in Chile!

By: Susie77, 1:00 PM GMT on April 24, 2015


Spectacular Calbuco volcano in Chile!


Amazing photos and videos of Chile’s Calbuco volcano, which began erupting Wednesday for the first time in over 42 years.












Calbuco volcano on April 22, 2015 via Flickr user Philip Oyarzo Calisto.
After remaining dormant for 42 years, the Calbuco volcano in southern
Chile erupted twice on Wednesday (April 22, 20...

Our first look at Pluto -- in color!

By: Susie77, 11:46 PM GMT on April 17, 2015

















































Space

First Ever Color Photo Of Pluto And Charon Sent Back By New Horizons Spacecraft

April 17, 2015 | by Stephen Luntz

Russian Fireball's Origins Found

By: Susie77, 6:12 PM GMT on April 10, 2015



Explosive Culprit? Russian Fireball's Origins Found


by Becky Oskin, Senior Writer   |   April 08, 2015 03:33pm ET









A picture of the Annama meteorite fireball over Russia's Kola Peninsula.



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