Event: Public Stargazing

Event: Public Stargazing

From Gallery: Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events

When: Friday October 24, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Welcome to the Frosty Drew Observatory Public Stargazing Night! Tonight we will open the Sky Theatre and Observatory at 7:30 with views of Mars, Neptune, Uranus, and more. Read about it....
  • By: Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events
  • On: Wed, 1 Jan 2014 14:08:52 EST

SpaceX Dragon Departs Space Station after Delivering Slew of Science

From Gallery: Universe Today

Concluding a busy five week mission, the SpaceX Dragon CRS-4 commercial cargo ship departed the International Space Station (ISS) this morning, Oct. 25, after delivering a slew of some 2.5 tons of ground breaking science experiments and supplies that also inaugurated a new era in Earth science at the massive orbiting outpost following installation of […]
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:27:56 +0000

You Could Fit All the Planets Between the Earth and the Moon

From Gallery: Universe Today

I ran into this intriguing infographic over on Reddit that claimed that you could fit all the planets of the Solar System within the average distance between the Earth and the Moon. I’d honestly never heard this stat before, and it’s pretty amazing how well they tightly fit together. But I thought it would be […]
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:58:53 +0000

'Ring of Fire' Solar Eclipse Captured By Spacecraft | Video

From Gallery: SPACE.com

On the same day that parts of the Earth witnessed a partial solar eclipse (Oct. 24, 2014), the Hinode X-ray Telescope (XRT) had its Sun sights blocked by a passing moon. This type of eclipse is also known as an annular eclipse. (looped)
  • By: SPACE.com
  • On: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:46:48 EDT

Massive Sunspot Blasts X3-Class Flare | Video

From Gallery: SPACE.com

AR2192 has been a busy sunspot with a third X-flare on October 24th, 2014. According to Spaceweather.com, it also has "produced 27 C-lass flares and 9 M-Class flares." Full Story: http://goo.gl/OxK531
  • By: SPACE.com
  • On: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:32:19 EDT

'Interstellar' Science: The Movie's Black Hole Explained (Video)

From Gallery: SPACE.com

Theoretical physicist Kip Thorne, an "Interstellar" executive producer, worked closely with the movie's visual-effects crew to come up with an unprecedentedly realistic portrait of "Gargantua," the monstrous black hole at the movie's core.
  • By: SPACE.com
  • On: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:02:54 EDT

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