Today New Horizons will pass the closest to Pluto around 10 000 miles, Taking pictures of the Dwarf planet and it’s moons. Naza is using this close approach to learn a lot about the dwarf planet, reports are already surfacing about the real size of Pluto
Asteroid Day is an annual global awareness movement that brings people from around the world together to learn about asteroids and what we can do to protect our planet, our families, communities, and future generations. Asteroid Day will be held on the anniversary of the 1908 Siberian Tunguska event, the largest asteroid impact on Earth in recent history.
Between May 23 and 24 2014 earth will path through the dust particles left by comet 209P/LINEAR. This will create a meteor shower/storm which are very few this year. scientists are not very sure about the average of dust that will plunge the earth in that night. Some say it will be above 1000 per hour which makes it a meteor storm, and other are speculating it will be only between 100 and 400 per hour. The important part is that astrologist and amateurs can enjoy the show at the end of this month.
The Leonids meteor shower will be reaching its peak this year late night on November 16, 2013 (early morning November 17, 2013). The famous meteor shower, that appears to originate out of the constellation of Leo, is expected to reach a peak rate of around 10-20 meteors an hour this year — quite a bit down from the heights that the Leonids can hit, but should still make for a pretty good show. Continue reading “Leonids 2013 – Leonids Meteor Shower Peaks November 16 2013”
18 of October 2013 the earth will partially shed it’s shadow on the moon. This will Create a penumbra eclipse of the moon. This eclipse can be fully seen in most of Europe, Asia and part of Africa. This is the last of three lunar eclipses in 2013, so if you want the see a lunar eclipse in 2013 better not miss this one. Continue reading “18 October 2013 penumbral eclipse of the moon”
For a complete week the night sky will light up with Perseid meteor shower and will peak up on the night of August 11 – 12. You don’t need to wait till the peak to watch the meteor show, get yourself a nice lawn chair, escape from the light of the city, look towards Perseus constellation and enjoy the show. Continue reading “Perseid meteor shower will light up the night sky”
The Roswell UFO incident took place in the U.S. in 1947, when an airborne object crashed on a ranch near Roswell, New Mexico, on July 7, 1947. Explanations of what took place are based on both official and unofficial communications. Although the crash is attributed to a U.S. military surveillance balloon by the U.S. government, the most famous explanation of what occurred is that the object was a spacecraft containing extraterrestrial life. Since the late 1970s, the Roswell incident has been the subject of much controversy, and conspiracy theories have arisen about the event. Continue reading “Roswell UFO incident June 8 Anniversary”
Looking at the moon it’s very strange tonight , it looks bigger and it’s shining more then usual. Tonight June 23, 2013 the moon is at it’s closest point to earth. it looks 16% bigger and 30% brighter. go outside and check it out , if you don’t this next occurrence is in August 2014. Continue reading “Super moon June 23, 2013”
2012 DA14 is a near-Earth asteroid with an estimated diameter of about 50 meters (160 ft) and an estimated mass of about 190,000 metric tons. It was discovered on February 23, 2012, by the OAM Observatory, La Sagra in Spain seven days after passing 0.0174 AU (2,600,000 km; 1,620,000 mi) from Earth on February 16. Calculations show that on February 15, 2013, the distance between the asteroid and the center-point of Earth will be 0.000228 AU (34,100 km; 21,200 mi). The asteroid will pass 27,700 km (17,200 mi) from the surface of Earth. The 2013 passage of 2012 DA14 by Earth is a record close approach for a known object of this size. Continue reading “Asteroid 2012 DA14 passes very close to earth on Friday February 15,2013”