Full solar eclipse in Northern Australia (UTC) On May 9-10 UTC, 2013, there will be an Annular solar eclipse that can be viewed from northern Australia and the southern Pacific Ocean, with 6 minutes of visibility from the Pacific Ocean east of the French Polynesia. Viewers in these areas will see the full effect of [...]
The Year Of The Comets In 2013 From March 12 through 24, 2013, about 30 minutes after sunset, be sure to go outside and look to the western skies. You just might see Comet PanSTARRS with the naked eye. The best dates for viewing this comet may be March 12-13. The window of visibility is [...]
A meteor lands in Russia over the Ural Mountains. This wonder of science looks similar to an atomic bomb explosion. Approximately 3,000 buildings were damaged and near 1,000 people were injured. Do they drive on the right side of the road in Russia? The meteor hit above the region of the Chelyabinsk Oblast on Friday.
Free desktop streaming application by Ustream Cairns Eclipse 2012 The total solar eclipse will be streamed online at Cairns and Great Barrier Reef, Australia. You can watch it online, if the clouds break that is. Hello to Australia! This will be live from 5 AM November 14th 2012 (AEST). And this would be November 13, [...]
The equinox (around March 20 and September 22) brings us better DX propagation, especially the upper bands. The ten meter band (28000 to 29700 kHz) tends to be at its best near the spring or fall equinox. In fact, the equinoxes are when geomagnetic storms are the strongest. These strong geomagnetic storms can actually be very disruptive to the [...]
Source:OurAmazingPlanet In the spring or autumn, the pole is tipped neither toward or away fro the sun. Days and nights are about equal in length. These times are called equinoxes. As the seasons change, the apparent path of the sun in the sky changes. In summer, the sun arcs high, and the days are longer [...]
Today at 10:49 EDT we officially enter the Autumn season. The Autumnal equinox gives us the same amount of day and night; sunset and sunrise become exactly 12 hours apart. On September 22, 2012, the Fall season brings us cooler temperatures as we move closer to Winter. In the Spring, we call this the Vernal [...]
This non-stop video shows 297 frames from the Mars Descent Imager aboard NASA’s Curiosity rover as it descended to the surface of Mars. These thumbnail images were received on Earth on August 6, 2012, and cover the last two and a half minutes of descent. Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) is a robotic space probe mission [...]
Did you watch the Curiosity Rover landing? A jubilant crowd of blue shirts applauded gleefully as the Curiosity Rover (video link provided in case you missed it) landed on the planet Mars. This signaled mission accomplished. Well over 200,000 viewers were watching the live NASA video, as history was in the making. “Curiosity successfully landed in [...]
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