Tag Archives: Saturn

Goodbye Cassini, Thank You

Images credit & copyright: NASA/JPL. Many more images and links below. On October 15, 1997 a Titan IV (401)B lifted off from Cape Canaveral’s SLC-40 carrying what would become one of the most successful space probes in our history; Cassini. … Continue reading

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Now is the Time to Observe Saturn

Image credit & copyright: NASA/JPL Cassini Spacecraft. If you’re a fan of the night sky, you’ve been noticing the Saturn, Mars and Antares Trio as it’s been quite a treat for the past few months.  If you haven’t seen this … Continue reading

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Night Life

Image credit & copyright: Manish Mamtani. As if you needed another reason to visit Utah, here’s an amazing image from Manish Mamtani of a friend, Sanket Kolhe reflecting on the Milky Way galaxy which itself is reflecting on the legendary … Continue reading

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Cassini; 10 Plus Years and Still Delivering

Images Credit & Copyright: NASA JPL Cassini Imaging Team. We’ve seen it before so we shouldn’t be surprised but this past week the folks at NASA’s Cassini Imaging Team delivered three gems in a row of the moons of Saturn … Continue reading

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Now Is the Time to Observe Saturn

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA Voyager 2. Saturn fans rejoice; well now through mid-June will be the best time to observe the Ringed Planet until June, 2016. Though not a naked eye event, even small telescopes will reveal the brilliant … Continue reading

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ALMA in Zodiacal Light

Image Credit & Copyright: ESO/B. Tafreshi. What a stunning quality image by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) photographer, Babak Tafreshi. Six of the sixty-six massive radio antennas that make up the Atacama Large Millimeter/Sub-millimeter Array or “ALMA” radio observatory can … Continue reading

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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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