Event: Venus and Jupiter in Conjunction

Event: Venus and Jupiter in Conjunction

Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events

When: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 8:00 - 11:00 p.m.

Starting at 8:00 p.m. we will be showing both Venus and Jupiter in the primary 16” telescope. At the completion of the conjunction Saturn will be on display for those hoping for a glance at Saturn's fascinating rings. We will stay open until 11:00 p.m.
  • By: Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events
  • On: Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:30:19 EDT

Messier 3 - Globular Cluster in Canes Venatici

Messier 3 - Globular Cluster in Canes Venatici

Reported by Glenn Chaple's Columns

As May gives way to June, backyard astronomers begin to anticipate the arrival of summer’s globular clusters, and with good reason. The globular-laden constellations Ophiuchus, Scorpius, and Sagittarius are beginning to show up in the early evening sky. ...
  • By: Glenn Chaple
  • On: Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:59:40 EDT

Dragon Dazzles at Liftoff’s Dawn on Doomed SpaceX Launch to ISS with Crew Docking Adapter

Reported by Universe Today

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – In the span of mere moments, euphoria at the dawn of a dazzling Dragon liftoff atop a commercial SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying critical science, supplies and docking components for NASA’s upcoming crewed spaceships to the International Space Station (ISS), turned to doom and gloom as the Dragon cargo ship […]
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:20:47 +0000

Pluto and Charon Starting to Come into Focus (Photo)

Reported by SPACE.com

Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, posed for a solemn portrait taken by NASA's New Horizon's probe, which is only two weeks away from its close encounter with the dwarf planet.
  • By: SPACE.com
  • On: Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:02:08 EDT

Best Night Sky Events of July 2015 (Stargazing Maps)

Reported by SPACE.com

See what's up in the night sky for July 2015, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this Space.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.
  • By: SPACE.com
  • On: Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:51:16 EDT

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