The great astronomical event to close out the less-than-stellar year of 2020, was the exceptionally close pass of the two largest planets in the solar system; Jupiter & Saturn. The closest alignment appeared just a tenth of a degree apart and lasted for a few days in the southwestern sky. On the evening of December Read More …
Let’s take a ride to a hot spot in our solar system. An ultra hot spot, about 25 million light years away from the Earth.110 days away in space travel towards the direction of the sun beholds the extraordinary planet Venus.
The phases of the moon are Astronomy 101, but are so important when it comes to understanding the moon. Earth’s natural satellite has such a significant impact on how life on Earth is lived. Each phase tells a story about our universe.
Saturn takes the cake, especially when it comes to those mesmerizing rings. The sixth planet from the sun and the second largest in our solar system, blitzes with rings made up of rocks, water and ice.