Tag Archives: Planets

HESPERUS & HERMES LEAD THE PARADE OF THE PLANETS

Image Credit & Copyright: William G. Justo. Check out this beautiful sunset image of the inferior planets, Venus and Mercury by William G. Justo captured on January 6, 2015 from San Jose, CA. Be sure to check out more of … 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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WHAT IF THE SUN DISAPPEARED

Illustration Credit & Copyright: QAuZ on DeviantArt. I really enjoy these thinking posts and it seems that you do as well so let’s fire up another one. What if the Sun disappeared? I’m not talking about the Sun slowly dying, … Continue reading

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ALL WE KNOW IS FALLING

This post is going to be a little different but I want to illustrate something to you that for many may rewire the way that you look at the solar system and space as a whole.  It will, at least … Continue reading

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MARS MEETS ITS RIVAL IN THE HEART OF THE SCORPION

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. On the night of Sunday, September 28, 2014 just after sunset look southwest to the constellation Scorpius to witness a beautiful sight; the red planet will be alongside the red heart of … Continue reading

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JUPITER’S GREAT RED SPOT IS AT ITS SMALLEST SIZE EVER SEEN; WHATSUP WITH THAT?!

JUPITER’S GREAT RED SPOT IS AT ITS SMALLEST SIZE EVER SEEN; WHATSUP WITH THAT?! Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope & A. Simon (GSFC). CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and links. Here’s Hubble’s … Continue reading

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RED, WHITE & BLUE COSMIC PERSPECTIVE

RED, WHITE & BLUE COSMIC PERSPECTIVE Photo Credit: Me: CLICK photo for larger view and look below for info. Here’s another quick shot from last night (March 18, 2014) that anyone can do with a simple manual camera and lens. … Continue reading

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