Blog Profile / Skymania News


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See supergiant star Antares up close for the first time ever

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Astronomers have taken a remarkable photo of the surface of the bright but distant star Antares, and mapped the turbulence in its vast atmosphere. The...Show More Summary

17 totally awesome facts about an eclipse of the Sun

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky 1. What causes a total eclipse of the Sun? A total eclipse occurs when the Moon completely hides the Sun The post 17 totally awesome facts about an eclipse of the Sun appeared first on Skymania News. [[ This is a content summary only. Show More Summary

World gathers to watch total eclipse of the Sun cross the USA

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Millions of people have have been gathering to see less than three minutes of darkness on Monday, 21 August, during a total eclipse of the Sun. The...Show More Summary

Scientists explore Neptune’s interior without actually going there

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Scientists have helped discover what lies beneath Neptune's cloudy, blue surface, using powerful computers. The post Scientists explore Neptune’s interior without actually going there appeared first on Skymania News. [[ This is a content summary only. Show More Summary

Partial lunar eclipse favours Asia, Far East and Australia

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky A partial eclipse of the Moon will occur on August 7th/8th, 2017. The event will be best seen from eastern Africa, Asia, the Far East and most ofShow More Summary

The Sun’s core is spinning four times faster than its surface

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky The centre of the Sun is spinning nearly four times faster than the surface, scientists have discovered, using NASA's Soho space telescope. The post...Show More Summary

Gaia spacecraft catches superluminous supernova early in boost for astronomers

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky A superluminous supernova is one of the brightest events in the Universe. One was recently spotted very soon after it exploded, giving scientistsShow More Summary

Giant Arecibo radio dish joins search for rocky planets around nearby stars

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky The giant Arecibo radio telescope has joined the Red Dots project searching for the nearest terrestrial planets beyond our own Solar System. The post...Show More Summary

When can you see the Perseid meteor shower in 2017?

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Amateur astronomers are looking forward to the return of one of the year's strongest and most reliable meteor showers - the Perseids. But how soon...Show More Summary

NASA’s Juno gets closest ever look at Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky NASA’s Juno space probe has swooped low over Jupiter’s famous Great Red Spot, to get the closest-ever views of a raging storm bigger than the Earth. The...Show More Summary

Space-faring humans will become Cybermen, says top astronomer

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky The first settlers on Mars will reengineer their bodies like Cybermen to cope with the hostile conditions, predicts Astronomer Royal Lord Rees. The...Show More Summary

How scientists will explore exoplanets for signs of alien life

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Leading experts have been talking about the latest findings in the quest to discover alien life, at science festival Starmus IV, in Norway. The post...Show More Summary

Apollo 16 hero Charlie Duke kicks off Starmus festival of science and art

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky The Starmus Festival has kicked off today in Trondheim, Norway, and Skymania is here to report on some of the scientific highlights. The post Apollo...Show More Summary

Astronomers detect alien planet with rings that dwarf Saturn’s

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Astronomers believe they have found a giant new planet, orbiting another star, which has rings so wide that they would stretch a third of the wayShow More Summary

Astronomers capture flash from new asteroid impact on Jupiter

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Amateur astronomers have filmed a brief and brilliant flare on Jupiter, thought to be caused by an asteroid or other cosmic missile striking the giant...Show More Summary

Astronomers detect alien ringed planet that dwarfs Saturn

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Astronomers believe they have found a giant new planet, orbiting another star, which has rings so wide that they would stretch a third of the wayShow More Summary

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will set the controls for the heart of the Sun

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky NASA is revealing more about a daring mission to send a space probe flying closer to the Sun than ever before. The post NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will set the controls for the heart of the Sun appeared first on Skymania News. [[ This is a content summary only. Show More Summary

Amateur astronomers capture flash from new impact on Jupiter

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Amateur astronomers have filmed a brief and brilliant flare on Jupiter, thought to be caused by an asteroid or other cosmic missile striking the giant...Show More Summary

NASA’s Juno probe captures Jupiter as we have never seen it before

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky NASA’s Juno space probe has sent back remarkable new pictures of giant planet Jupiter, including a look down onto its stormy polar regions. The post...Show More Summary

Humans must urgently colonise new worlds, warns Professor Stephen Hawking

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Leading scientist Professor Stephen Hawking warned today that the human race must urgently make plans to colonise other planets. The post Humans must...Show More Summary

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