Post by: Bob King
Asteroids, Astronomy, Earth Observation, HiRISE, Mars, NASA
18 Feb , 2017 by Bob King
Curving wriggles seen in sand dunes on Earth and formed by the recent ebb and flow of water have just been found on Mars.
Astronomy, Comets, Radio Astronomy, Rosetta
15 Feb , 2017 by Bob King
Watch Comet 45P pirouette end over end in this detailed radar view of the comet’s nucleus.
Asteroids, Astronomy, NASA, News, Radio Astronomy, Solar System
12 Feb , 2017 by Bob King
New asteroid 2017 BQ6 was all elbows when it flew by Earth just a few days ago. Images reveal it as one of the most “angular” near-Earth asteroids known.
Astronomy, Europa, Jupiter, NASA, News, Solar System
10 Feb , 2017 by Bob King
Take a gander at this high resolution view of Europa and learn of NASA’s plans to look for life there.
Astronomy, Eclipses, Infographics, Moon, News, Science, Skywatching, Solar System, sun
5 Feb , 2017 by Bob King
This Friday evening watch the Moon tippy-toe right up to Earth’s inner shadow for a sweet penumbral eclipse.
Astronomy, Juno Mission, Jupiter, Missions, Solar System
29 Jan , 2017 by Bob King
Two Boston University researchers propose a plan for NASA’s Juno probe to remotely study Io’s volcanic eruptions.
Astronomy, Climate, Curiosity, Mars, Mars Science Laboratory, NASA, sun
27 Jan , 2017 by Bob King
Carl Sagan hit on the idea 40 years ago. Now, a team of scientists have discovered that a trifecta of gases may have warmed Mars enough for liquid water to gush.
Astronomy, Breaking News, Climate, NASA
26 Jan , 2017 by Bob King
Rogue sites protesting the Trump team’s new guidelines for federal agencies are popping up everywhere.
Astronomy, Moon, Observing, Satellites, Skywatching, Space Station
21 Jan , 2017 by Bob King
Want to see the the space station zip across the Moon or Sun? Here are step-by-step instructions how.
Astronomy, Curiosity, Mars, Mars Science Laboratory, Meteorites, News, Solar System
15 Jan , 2017 by Bob King
NASA’s Curiosity Rover is turning into an able meteorite hunter with a shiny new find just this past week.
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