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image taken with canon 600D by CMS2015 The night sky has something for just about everyone. If you are interested in spotting plants or constellations, there is all way is something showing. What's more the show is free. You don't even...
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Is Pluto souls system's final frontier Not much is known about this distant object. Pluto remains somewhat shrouded in mystery. Even with our best earth based telescopes Pluto remains just a blob of light. The Hubble telescope has...
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It is not very often that we are able to see an asteroid moving in real time. Asteroid 2004BL86 was discovered 11 years ago with an estimated diameter of 1000 m. That is quite a large chunk of material moving and 56,000 kmh. ...
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An Iridium 'Flare' is when the sunlight is reflected by the solar panes of the orbiting satellite. For the past 50 plus decades there have been countless objects launched into space. For every satellite or space object launched above earth's...
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The Australian radio telescope located in Parks New South Wales has provided an electronic viewpoint in 'real time'. The parks radio telescope was responsible in providing television and telemetry signals for the Apollo moon missions. ...
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There is strong evidence to suggests that there may be other planets in the deep depth of our solar system. During the 18th-century planet 'Vulcan' was thought to exist orbiting between the of the sun and Mercury. However this...
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Unfortunately not every Mars mission is successful. There have been many failures from spacecraft that have either malfunction or crashed on the surface of Mars. Unfortunately the British led spacecraft called the Beagle-2 suffered the...
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Planets Venus and Mercury can be seen in the Western part of the sky immediately following the sunset.. (Viewers in the southern hemisphere including certain parts of the northern hemisphere.) But you need to be quick to spot Mercury as by...
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There have been substantial archaeological studies in Australia examining the initial colonization. Thermoluminescence (TL) dating of Malakunanja II in northern Australiaa 4-m-deep sand deposit containing artifacts such as flakes, red and yellow...
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Cut Workouts in Half Don't have 30 minutes to devote to exercise after a long day at the office Don't sweat it. Here's how you can get the same impact of a half-hour, high-intensity exercise in less time. Make It Count ...
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Here are some of the more prominent constellations that can be seen during the summer months . They are a variety of starry objects that can be easily seen from just about any vantage point providing have a clear view of the night sky....
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The moon has been studied and documented, talked about over the centuries. Humans have landed upon it. Countless humans on Earth gaze up at it. Some even take the moon for granted. I mean as far as we humans are concerned the moon has always...
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After successfully orbiting one of our solar system's dwarf planets Vesta just over a year ago. NASA spacecraft Dawn has the honour of being the only man-made object so far to orbit two solar system bodies. Currently the spacecraft...
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Just a few days into the new year (2015) and it is already looking good for the month of January. Over the last few nights the view of, Lovejoy can be seen in the night sky with just the naked eye. With conditions getting a little...
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Comet 2014 Q2. chances are that Q2 can be seen during the middle of January 2015. The comet may be seen in dark skies with a pair of binocular , If the night sky is dark enough it can be seem with the naked eye. Comet Q2 was...
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Recently discovered with the aid of NASA's Hubble telescope a team of astronomers have located a distant isolated galaxy. In fact it's a small galaxy located some 7,000,000 Light Years from our own galaxy the Milky Way. The dwarf galaxy is...
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Even stars have a lifespan. Some stars were simply whether away, while other stars go out in a blaze of glory. Exploding stars are relatively common and astronomers can occasionally see stars within a distant galaxy Brighten and then...
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NASA's probe curiosity has confirmed the presence of organic matter located just beneath the Martian surface. It has long been speculated that Mars did in fact have some form of life. Curiosity also analysed samples of methane gas,...
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Many people refer to these star clusters as the Seven Sisters or Messier 45. This particular beautiful system of star clusters are easy to find and can be seen with the naked eye. The seven sisters are a group of stars situated...
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Although the triggers that cause lightning to form is not fully understood. However there is strong evidence to suggest that some lightning strikes are triggered by outside forces. The sun for example can in some instances be responsible for...