Guide to October Skies

By: Susie77, 12:17 PM GMT em 01 de Outubro de 2014


By Bruce McClure and Deborah Byrd in
Tonight | Astronomy Essentials | Space on Sep 30, 2014

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October 2014 guide to the five visible planets













Total eclipse of Blood Moon on night of October 7-8. Read more.

Moon and Jupiter close together before dawn on October 17. Read more.

Comet Siding Spring / Mars encounter on October 1...

We're Going Back to Space!

By: Susie77, 06:04 PM GMT em 16 de Setembro de 2014

Great news!

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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) NASA will
make a "major announcement" later Tuesday about its plans to partner
with the private sector to transport astronauts to the international
space station. The space agency said it will hold a news
conference at Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 4 p.m. ET to discuss
"the return of human spaceflight launches to the United States,"
according to a brief statement on its website....

X Flare!

By: Susie77, 08:58 PM GMT em 10 de Setembro de 2014

From spaceweather.com:

X-FLARE: Earth-orbiting
satellites have just detected a powerful X1.6-class solar flare (Sept.
10 @ 17:46 UT). The source was active sunspot AR2158, which is directly
facing Earth. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory recorded the extreme
ultraviolet flash:


Ionizing radiation from the
flare could cause HF radio blackouts and other communi...

X Flare!

By: Susie77, 08:57 PM GMT em 10 de Setembro de 2014

From spaceweather.com:

X-FLARE: Earth-orbiting
satellites have just detected a powerful X1.6-class solar flare (Sept.
10 @ 17:46 UT). The source was active sunspot AR2158, which is directly
facing Earth. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory recorded the extreme
ultraviolet flash:


Ionizing radiation from the
flare could cause HF radio blackouts and other communications
di...

A Bit of Hyperbole? What Do You Think?

By: Susie77, 02:09 PM GMT em 08 de Setembro de 2014

I'm curious -- what is your opinion on this article? I googled the alleged "doctor" quoted, and found nothing other than repetitions of this article. I smell something, and it ain't fresh-baked cookies. I do confess, though, to wanting to see the "winter bitten weather zombies.”

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Meteorologists Predict Record-Shattering Snowfall Coming Soon

Bread & Milk Prices Expected To Soar
Posted on September 6, 2014 by Raoul Stockton in H...

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