New astonishing pictures by the European Space Agency have revealed a 1500 km long and 7 kilometre wide river that once ran across Mars. The agency’s Mars Express imaged the striking upper part of the remnants of Reull Vallis river on Mars with its high-resolution stereo camera, ESA said in a statement.New analogies [...]
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Feb 3: Comet C/2009 P1 Garradd is just 36’ S-SW of M92 in the Eastern sky before dawn
Feb 7: Mercury Superior Conjunction
Feb 8: Full Moon
Feb 8: The Full within 6 Degrees of Regulus.
Feb 13: A Waning Gibbous Moon forms triangle with Saturn and Spica after midnight.
Feb 14: Last Quarter Moon
Feb 16: A Crescent Moon [...]
SATURN: The ringed world is getting closer to Porrima (Gamma Virginis) this month. The planet will be closest (just 15’ 24”) from Porrima on June 9th.
NEPTUNE: Shines at magnitude 8 in the constellation Aquarius. Neptune turns retrograde from June 3rd.
URANUS: Uranus in Pisces shines at magnitude 5.87. Uranus is at Western Quadrature on June 26th. [...]
NEPTUNE:Neptune will be very low in the Western sky at the time of month’s start. Neptune is on conjunction on February 17th.
JUPITER & URANUS : Both Jupiter and Uranus are low in the Western Evening sky. 4 days old Waxing Crescent Moon will stand within 8 degrees [...]
This year was a big one for spaceflight, with governmental agencies and the private sector alike marking many key milestones.
During this watershed year, for example, NASA changed course to pursue new goals, the first private space capsule was launched into orbit and the International Space Station reached [...]
Mars swings to within 99 million kilometers of our fair planet this week, making its closest approach until 2012. Get your telescope out, or simply look up and gaze at the steady orange-red glow of the Red Planet. It rises in the east in the constellation Cancer just after sunset. You can’t miss it. [...]