Earth at Aphelion 2016

Our guide to earth at aphelion for July 4th, 2016.

8 years ago

How Long Does It Take to Get to Pluto?

It's a long way out to the dwarf planet Pluto. So, just how fast could we get there? Pluto, the…

9 years ago

The Orbit of Earth. How Long is a Year on Earth?

Ever since the 16th century when Nicolaus Copernicus demonstrated that the Earth revolved around in the Sun, scientists have worked…

9 years ago

Happy (or is it Merry?) Aphelion This Friday

This 4th of July weekend brings us one more reason to celebrate. On July 5th at approximately 11:00 AM EDT/15:00…

11 years ago

See Mercury at its Greatest Elongation for 2013

A fine apparition of the planet Mercury graces the dawn skies this week, leading up to its greatest elongation from…

11 years ago