Event: Summer Saturday Stargazing

Event: Summer Saturday Stargazing

Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events

When: Saturday August 1, 2015 8:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Welcome to the Frosty Drew Observatory Summer Saturday Stargazing Nights! Tonight we will open at 8:30 p.m. with views of Saturn, the Moon, and more.
  • By: Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events
  • On: Thu, 14 May 2015 00:13:32 EDT

Best Space Stories of the Week — August 2, 2015

Reported by SPACE.com

An alien aurora 1 million times brighter than Earth's, robots building a moon telescope, a $5.5 billion asteroid and more in Space.com's top news stories of the week.
  • By: SPACE.com
  • On: Sun, 02 Aug 2015 09:36:08 EDT

Astronauts Test Virtual-Reality Headset for Space On Ocean Floor

Reported by SPACE.com

It's a tech geek's dream in the underwater lab hosting four "aquanauts" for 14 days this month. Among the crew's need-to-have items is a cutting-edge Microsoft virtual-reality headset that one day will go to space itself.
  • By: SPACE.com
  • On: Sun, 02 Aug 2015 09:33:48 EDT

T-Minus 12 Days to Perihelion, Rosetta’s Comet Up Close and in 3D

Reported by Universe Today

With just 12 days before Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko reaches perihelion, we get a look at recent images and results released by the European Space Agency from the Philae lander along with spectacular 3D photos from Rosetta’s high resolution camera. (...)Read the rest of T-Minus 12 Days to Perihelion, Rosetta’s Comet Up Close and in 3D (1,199 words) © Bob King […]
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:34:45 +0000

Best Space Photos of the Week – August 1, 2015

Reported by SPACE.com

From an amazing view of Africa from space to a tint galaxy bursting with stars, don't miss these stunning space images.
  • By: SPACE.com
  • On: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 14:14:47 EDT

Blue Moon of 2015 Thrills Skywatchers with Lunar Beauty (Photos)

Reported by SPACE.com

The second full moon of July brought a stunning Blue Moon to skywatchers around the world on July 31, wowing them with a spectacular lunar sight. See their photos and reactions here.
  • By: SPACE.com
  • On: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 10:41:13 EDT

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  • The Sun as seen today from NASA SDO.
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