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, 4:59 PM GMT on December 25, 2014
Binocular Comet Lovejoy Heading Our WayBy: Alan MacRobert | December 15, 2014 The
latest Comet Lovejoy should reach 4th or 5th magnitude in late December
and January, when it will be nicely placed high in the dark for your
binoculars or telescope. It has become detectable with the unaided eye
under excellent conditions.Update Dec. 22:
Marco Goiato estimated the comet at magnitude 5.6 on December 20th. It...
By: Susie77, 4:00 PM GMT on December 18, 2014
Courtesy of: http://earthsky.org/space/voyager-spacecraft-rides -tsunami-wave-in-interstellar-space
EarthSky // Science Wire, Space
R elease Date: Dec 17, 2014
Voyager spacecraft rides tsunami wave in interstellar space
Listen to how these waves cause surrounding ionized matter to ring like a bell. You’ve never heard anything from farther away …
By: Susie77, 12:58 AM GMT on December 04, 2014
By Bruce McClure in
Blogs | Tonight | Astronomy Essentials | Space on Nov 23, 2014
Everything you need to know: Geminid meteor shower
Peak viewing for the 2014 Geminid meteor shower will
probably occur on from late evening December 13 through dawn on December
By: Susie77, 3:16 AM GMT on November 29, 2014
NASA's Van Allen Probes Spot an Impenetrable Barrier in Space
November 26, 2014
Two donuts of seething radiation that surround Earth, called the Van Allen
radiation belts, have been found to contain a nearly impenetrable
barrier that prevents the fastest, most energetic electrons from
cloud of cold, charged gas around Earth, called the plasmasph...
By: Susie77, 4:49 PM GMT on November 15, 2014
By Deborah Byrd in
Tonight | Astronomy Essentials | Space on Nov 14, 2014
Everything you need to know: Leonid meteor shower
Leonids via NASA
The famous Leonid meteor shower peaks betwee...