October Skies

No telescope necessary Check out these amazing astronomical view this October. Tonight is the full Moon and if we in the Northern Hemisphere it would be the first of 2…

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Voyager Mission Update

With all this talk of new NASA missions to the Moon and Mars let us reminisce about one of the oldest space craft still operational. I must admit up front,…

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The 1859 Carrington Event

A solar flare erupts on January 22, 2012. On the morning of September 1, 1859, Richard Carrington an English amateur astronomer was in his observatory on his country estate outside…

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Seeing Jupiters Galilean Moons

Jupiter has at least 79 natural satellites, or moons — many are small objects that have been trapped by the massive planet's gravity. The four largest moons were first observed…

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See Jupiter in the Daytime

Jupiter and Venus the two brightest planets can easily be seen with the naked eye in the daytime if you know where to look.This is a little bit easier when…

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