Post by: Bob King
Astronomy, Cassini, NASA, Saturn, Solar System, Titan
21 Apr , 2017 by Bob King
Cassini took this rare photo of the Earth and moon on April 12 just before the start of its daring Grand Finale mission this weekend.
Asteroids, Astronomy, NASA, Observing
19 Apr , 2017 by Bob King
A relatively large potentially hazardous asteroid passed near Earth earlier today. Now, it’s visible in small telescopes tonight.
Astronomy, Aurora, Hubble, NASA, Solar System, sun, Uranus
11 Apr , 2017 by Bob King
French astronomers discover the brightest auroras on Uranus ever seen, and they look … weird.
Astronomy, Earth, galaxies, International Space Station, Jupiter, Mars, Moon, Observing, Solar System, Stars, Venus
29 Mar , 2017 by Bob King
Light’s finite speed make all gazing a ride in a time machine. Only a photon truly lives in the moment.
Astronomy, Comets, Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Observing, Skywatching, Solar System
26 Mar , 2017 by Bob King
There are so many cool astronomical sights to see in late March including Mercury and a brand new comet!
Astronomy, Black Holes, milky way, News, Physics, Science, supernova
24 Mar , 2017 by Bob King
Watch several dozen stars in the center of our galaxy circle a massive, black “nothing.”
Astronomy, Cassini, NASA, Saturn, Solar System
11 Mar , 2017 by Bob King
See Saturn’s “UFO moon” like you’ve never seen it before.
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.
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