Monthly Archives: February 2014

EXOPLANET NUMBERS INCREASE DRAMATICALLY

EXOPLANET NUMBERS INCREASE DRAMATICALLY Illustration Credit: NASA of Kepler 22b. CLICK illustration for larger photo and see below for links and information. When in 1584 Italian Catholic monk, philosopher & astronomer Giordano Bruno “II Nolano” claimed that there were “countless … Continue reading

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COSMOS: A SPACE-TIME ODYSSEY WITH NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON

COSMOS: A SPACE-TIME ODYSSEY WITH NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON Photo Credit: FOX. CLICK photo for larger view and see below for links and information. Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 21:00 EST (20:00 CST & 18:00 PST) on FOX as well as … Continue reading

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JAXA H-IIA ROCKET WILL LAUNCH A JOINT JAXA/NASA SATELLITE.

JAXA H-IIA ROCKET WILL LAUNCH A JOINT JAXA/NASA SATELLITE. Photo Credit: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). CLICK photo for larger view and see below for info and links. At 1807 UTC (1307 EST) (0307 on the 28th JST) on February … Continue reading

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THE RED SPIDER ON THE ARCHER

THE RED SPIDER ON THE ARCHER Photo Credit: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. CLICK photo to view larger size and look below for links and information. Approximately 3000 light years distant near the central region of the galaxy and in the … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY IN SPACE HISTORY: STS-133 Discovery

ON THIS DAY IN SPACE HISTORY: STS-133 Discovery Photo Credit: NASA. CLICK photo for larger view and see below for links and info. February 24, 2011 at 21:53 UTC (16:53 EST) STS-133 lifts off from Kennedy Space Center (KSC) LC-39A … Continue reading

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BEAUTIFUL STAR CITY NGC 3810

BEAUTIFUL STAR CITY NGC 3810 Photo Credit: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. CLICK photo for larger view and see below for information and links. Discovered on March 15, 1784 by William Herschel, NGC 3810 displays a picture perfect face-on classical spiral … Continue reading

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LET’S HAVE A LOOK AROUND OUR HOUSE!

LET’S HAVE A LOOK AROUND OUR HOUSE! Photo Credit: Caltech 2Mass All-Sky Survey of approximately a half-billion stars. CLICK photo for larger view and see below for information and links. With this post I’d like to address a question that’s … Continue reading

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