Post by: Matt Williams
11 Apr , 2017 by Matt Williams
In its latest flyby of Jupiter (Perijove 5), the Juno probe managed to capture photographs of two colliding atmospheric conditions.
Astronomy, Guide to Space
10 Apr , 2017 by Matt Williams
Since the constellations are based on their appearance from Earth, the Sun does not belong to any. But if you could go to another star system, it would certainly look that way!
8 Apr , 2017 by Matt Williams
During the month of April, 2017, Jupiter will make its closest approach to Earth, allowing for some prime viewing opportunities for the Hubble Space Telescope.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets
7 Apr , 2017 by Matt Williams
Ongoing observation of exoplanet GJ 1132b has revealed a dense atmosphere, a finding which has great significance in the hunt for life beyond Earth.
Astronomy, Guide to Space, Mars
Every two years, Earth and Mars reach the closest points to each other in their orbit, which is referred to as a “Mars opposition”.
6 Apr , 2017 by Matt Williams
This year’s Yuri’s Night promises to be a momentous occasion, with celebrations and events taking place all over the world!
In the course of observing an explosion in a distant galaxy, a team of researchers noticed something unprecedented – a supernova in slow-motion.
5 Apr , 2017 by Matt Williams
With the successful launch of a reused Falcon 9, Musk has revealed additional details about the maiden launch of the Falcon Heavy, which is scheduled for this summer.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Kepler Mission
4 Apr , 2017 by Matt Williams
A team of international astronomers recently found the closest thing to a “Venus-like” planet in a nearby star system, which could have drastic implications for “habitability” studies.
3 Apr , 2017 by Matt Williams
A study by an international team of researchers has revealed that Mars’ Trojan asteroids could be the remains of ancient planetoids, which could have drastic implications for the history of planetary formation
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