Sometimes I complain about the earthly weather, but mostly I like to post about astronomy and space events. Hope you enjoy the articles.
By: Susie77, 08:22 PM GMT em 29 de Junho de 2015
SUNSET SKY SHOW: You have got
to see this. Venus and Jupiter are having a spectacular close encounter
in the sunset sky. A photographer on the banks of Yamdrok Lake in Tibet
points out where to look:
Photo credit: Jeff Dia of Tibet. June 27th.
To find them, step outside
just after sunset and look west. Don't wait until the sky fades to ...
By: Susie77, 01:59 PM GMT em 19 de Junho de 2015
Superb moon, Venus, Jupiter June 19-21
Tonight for June 19, 2015
Courtesy U.S. Naval Observatory
Best photos: Venus and Jupiter, west after sunset
Tonight – June 19, 2015 – and for a couple of nights after this one …
you won’t want to miss the great extravaganza in the western sky after
By: Susie77, 06:10 PM GMT em 11 de Junho de 2015
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has detected a stratosphere, one of the primary
layers of Earth’s atmosphere, on a massive and blazing-hot exoplanet
known as WASP-33b.
The presence of a stratosphere can provide
clues about the composition of a planet and how it formed. This
atmospheric layer includes molecules that absorb ultraviolet and visible
light, acting as a kind of “sunscreen” for the planet it surrounds.
Until now, scient...
By: Susie77, 08:42 PM GMT em 27 de Maio de 2015
May 27, 2015
Courtesy of NASA
NASA’s New Horizons Sees More Detail as It Draws Closer to Pluto
What a difference 20 million miles makes! Images of Pluto
from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft are growing in scale as the
spacecraft approaches its mysterious target. The new images, t...
By: Susie77, 01:19 PM GMT em 03 de Maio de 2015
According to the large Purple Banner of Doom at the top of our browser window, tomorrow (May 4) is the last day we can enjoy classic Wunderground.
I've maintained this blog and the many friendships it brought for several years. It remains to be seen if I will continue to update it after Classic dies. The new version makes finding user blogs difficult; I have yet to attempt to post a new entry in that format.
So if this truly is my last entry, it's been...