Tag Archives: Dwarf Planet

Pluto in Our Sights

Images Credit & Copyright: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute. It’s been nearly ten years and more than three billion miles since New Horizons launched on January 19, 2006 on an ULA Atlas V-551 rocket from Cape Canaveral. … Continue reading

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Space Junk; JULY 2015

Photo Credit & Copyright: My attempt at imaging the 2,159 mile wide low albedo rock 240,000 miles away that’s lit by the nearly million mile wide fusion reactor 93 million miles away in the other direction. Below I have listed most … Continue reading

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Dwarf Planet Ceres in Dawn HD

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/JPL Dawn spacecraft. This is getting good!  You want better than Hubble images of Dwarf Planet Ceres, NASA’s Dawn spacecraft brings you better than Hubble images of Ceres.  This image was captured on February 12, 2015 … Continue reading

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ERIS & HER DAUGHTER ROAM THE SOLAR SYSTEM’S EDGE

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Discovered on January 5, 2005 by Mike Brown (AKA Pluto Killer) and his team of Chad Trujillo and David Rabinowitz from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) discover minor planet 136199 Eris … Continue reading

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THE DAWN OF A NEW UNDERSTANDING IS UPON US

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Below you will find many related links including NASA/JPL live Dawn tracker, Dawn Image galleries and a live Ceres tracker. See that image? That’s the best image we have of the one … Continue reading

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THE DAWN SPACECRAFT READIES FOR ITS ENCOUNTER W’ A ROMAN GODDESS

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Below you will find many related links including NASA/JPL live DAWN tracker, DAWN Image galleries and a live Ceres and Vesta tracker. See that image? That’s the best image we have of … Continue reading

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CERES & VESTA REACH OPPOSITION THIS MONTH

CERES & VESTA REACH OPPOSITION THIS MONTH Image Credit & Copyright: NASA Dawn spacecraft photo of Vesta and NASA/ESA Hubble photo of Ceres: CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and detailed links with finder charts etc. … Continue reading

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