Сб, Май 13, 2017 - 8:30
What bizarre alien planet is this? It's planet Earth of course, seen from the International Space Station through the shimmering glow of aurorae. About 400 kilometers (250 miles) above Earth, the orbiting station is itself within the..
Пт, Май 12, 2017 - 22:50
На данной неделе Меркурий достигнет самой худшей в году по видимости в средних и северных широтах страны утренней (западной) элонгации..
Пт, Май 12, 2017 - 8:30
In 1716, English astronomer Edmond Halley noted, "This is but a little Patch, but it shews itself to the naked Eye, when the Sky is serene and the Moon absent." Of course...
Чт, Май 11, 2017 - 8:30
The Crab Nebula is cataloged as M1, the first object on Charles Messier's famous list of things which are not comets. In fact, the Crab is now known to be a supernova remnant, expanding debris from massive star's death explosion, witnessed..
Ср, Май 10, 2017 - 8:30
What's happening to this spiral galaxy? Although details remain uncertain, it surely has to do with an ongoing battle with its smaller galactic neighbor. The featured galaxy is labelled UGC 1810 by itself, but together with its
Вт, Май 09, 2017 - 18:07
Очередной выпуск ежемесячника, освещающего астрономические явления и небесные тела, доступные для наблюдений..
Вт, Май 09, 2017 - 8:30
Do you see it? This common question frequently precedes the rediscovery of one of the most commonly recognized configurations of stars on the northern sky: the Big Dipper. This grouping of stars is one of the few things that has likely..
Пн, Май 08, 2017 - 8:30
This was once a beach -- on ancient Mars. The featured 360-degree panorama, horizontally compressed, was taken by the robotic Curiosity rover currently exploring the red planet. Named Ogunquit Beach after its terrestrial..
Вс, Май 07, 2017 - 8:30
What's all of the commotion in the Tadpole nebula? Star formation. Dusty emission in the Tadpole nebula, IC 410, lies about 12,000 light-years away in the northern constellation of the Charioteer (Auriga).
Сб, Май 06, 2017 - 8:30
Some 4 billion light-years away, massive galaxy cluster Abell 370 only appears to be dominated by two giant elliptical galaxies and infested with faint arcs in this sharp Hubble Space Telescope snapshot. The fainter...
Пт, Май 05, 2017 - 21:36
На данной неделе долгопериодическая звезда V Змееносца достигнет максимума блеска (6,5m), а комета C/2015 ER61 ( PanSTARRS ) пройдет перигелий своей..
Пт, Май 05, 2017 - 8:30
Aldebaran, eye of Taurus the Bull, and a young crescent Moon shared an early evening sky last Friday. The lovely celestial pairing could be enjoyed around planet Earth, but from some locations the Moon was even seen to pass in front of