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, 9:47 PM GMT on February 27, 2015
Updated: 9:48 PM GMT on February 27, 2015
By: Susie77, 10:27 PM GMT on February 16, 2015
Published on Feb 11, 2015
11, 2015 marks five years in space for NASA's Solar Dynamics
Observatory, which provides incredibly detailed images of the whole sun
24 hours a day. Capturing an image more than once per second, SDO has
provided an unprecedentedly clear picture of how massive explosions on
the sun grow and erupt ever since its launch on Feb. 11, 2010. The
By: Susie77, 6:33 PM GMT on February 16, 2015
Russian Meteor's Origin Remains Mysterious 2 Years Later
by Elizabeth Howell, Space.com Contributor | February 15, 2015 01:32pm ET
Trail of the asteroid that exploded over Chelyabinsk, ...
By: Susie77, 7:47 PM GMT on February 14, 2015
February 2015 guide to the five visible planets
Skywatcher, by Predrag Agatonovic.
Wow! What a great month for planets! Watch Venus, Mars
and Jupiter pop out at nightfall. Jupiter opposition February 6.
Venus/Mars conjunction February 21. Mercury and Saturn be...
By: Susie77, 4:59 PM GMT on January 21, 2015
BRIGHT ASTEROID FLYBY: A large asteroid is about to fly past Earth. On the night of Jan. 26-27, mountain-sized space rock 2004 BL86
will be only 3 times farther from us than the Moon. There's no danger
of a collision, but the flyby will be easy to observe. Sunlight
reflected from the surface of 2004 BL86 will make it glow like a 9th
magnitude star. Amateur astronomers with even small backyard telescopes
will be able to see it zipping among the s...