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Celebration of Space - September 30, 2022

Entry Date: Sep 30, 2022

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

On Thursday, September 29, 2022, the NASA Juno Mission, which has been in orbit around Jupiter for the past six years, made a super close flyby of Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa. This is the first close flyby of Europa since the NASA Galileo spacecraft z... more
Celebration of Space - September 23, 2022

Entry Date: Sep 23, 2022

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

On Monday, September 26, 2022, Earth will arrive at the point in our orbit around the Sun where we are aligned with the Sun and Jupiter. This will place Jupiter on the opposite side of Earth than the Sun, and is called the Opposition of Jupiter, which ... more
Celebration of Space - September 16, 2022

Entry Date: Sep 16, 2022

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

This coming Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 9:04 pm ET, Earth will reach the point in our orbit where we are neither tilted towards or away from the Sun. This is the Autumnal Equinox and marks the first day of fall in the Northern Hemisphere. Those who... more
Celebration of Space - September 9, 2022

Entry Date: Sep 9, 2022

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

Last week, we hosted our last Summer Stargazing Nights event for summer 2022. We wrote about how we are changing our registration / ticketing model for Stargazing Nights events starting tonight, which will see ticket availability open the Monday before... more