Пн, Март 06, 2017 - 8:32
You don't always see a scene this beautiful when you hike to an ancient volcano -- you have to be lucky. When the astrophotographer realized that aurora were visible two-weeks ago, he made a night-time run for the top of the caldera to see..
Вс, Март 05, 2017 - 7:30
What's causing those odd rings in supernova 1987A? Thirty years ago, in 1987, the brightest supernova in recent history was seen in the Large Magellanic Cloud. At the center of the featured picture is an object central to the remains..
Сб, Март 04, 2017 - 14:47
Очередной выпуск ежемесячника, освещающего астрономические явления и небесные тела, доступные для наблюдений..
Сб, Март 04, 2017 - 8:30
In this beautiful celestial still life composed with a cosmic brush, dusty nebula NGC 2170 shines at the upper left. Reflecting the light of nearby hot stars, NGC 2170 is joined by other bluish reflection nebulae, a compact red emission..
Пт, Март 03, 2017 - 19:00
На данной неделе Меркурий пройдет верхнее соединение с Солнцем (6 марта), а Луна (Ф= 0,67+) достигнет (7 марта) максимального склонения (+18,9..
Пт, Март 03, 2017 - 7:30
From within the boundaries of the constellation Cassiopeia (left) to Andromeda (right), this telescopic mosaic spans over 10 degrees in planet Earth's skies. The celestial scene is constructed of panels that are part of a high-resolution..
Чт, Март 02, 2017 - 7:30
From northern Patagonia, morning skies were clear and blue on Sunday, February 26. This sweeping composite scene, overlooking Hermoso Valle, Facundo, Chubut, Argentina, follows the Sun after sunrise, capturing an annular solar eclipse.
Ср, Март 01, 2017 - 8:30
What kind of eclipse is this? On Sunday, visible in parts of Earth's southern hemisphere, the Moon blocked part of the Sun during a partial solar eclipse. In some locations, though, the effect was a rare type of partial eclipse called an..
Вт, Февраль 28, 2017 - 8:30
This storm cloud on Jupiter is almost as large as the Earth. Known as a white oval, the swirling cloud is a high pressure system equivalent to an Earthly anticyclone. The cloud is one of a "string of pearls" ovals south of
Пн, Февраль 27, 2017 - 8:30
An odd thing about the group of lights near the center is that four of them are the same distant quasar. This is because the foreground galaxy -- in the center of the quasar images and the featured image -- is acting like a choppy
Вс, Февраль 26, 2017 - 8:30
Is that a spaceship or a cloud? Although it may seem like an alien mothership, it's actually a impressive thunderstorm cloud called a supercell. Such colossal storm systems center on mesocyclones -- rotating updrafts that can span..
Сб, Февраль 25, 2017 - 8:34
For 360 degrees, a view along the plane of the ecliptic is captured in this remarkable panorama, with seven planets in a starry sky. The mosaic was constructed using images taken during January 24-26, from Nacpan Beach, El Nido in Palawan,..