Blog Profile / Skymania News


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Archived Since:March 16, 2008

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See the Lyrid meteor shower reach its peak this weekend

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky The coming weekend offers the best opportunity since the start of the year to watch a meteor shower as the Lyrids reach their peak. The post See the Lyrid meteor shower reach its peak this weekend appeared first on Skymania News. [[ This is a content summary only. Show More Summary

New rocky super-Earth is fit for alien life, say astronomers

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Astronomers have identified a new rocky planet in a habitable environment - and they say it is the best candidate for alien life yet found. The post...Show More Summary

NASA: Saturn moon Enceladus is able to host life – it’s time for a new mission

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Planetary scientist David Rothery calls for fresh exploration of Saturn's moon Enceladus following the discovery that conditions may be favourable...Show More Summary

Conditions ideal for alien life could exist on icy moons of Saturn and Jupiter

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky A robotic space probe has discovered that there are conditions ideal for alien life to thrive on at least one moon in the outer Solar System, NASA...Show More Summary

See mighty planet Jupiter shining at its best all night long

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Jupiter, the giant planet of the Solar System, is putting on its best show this month by shining brilliantly all night long. The post See mighty planet Jupiter shining at its best all night long appeared first on Skymania News. [[ This is a content summary only. Show More Summary

Mercury puts on a good show in the evening sky

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun, can be seen above the western horizon after sunset. The post Mercury puts on a good show in the evening sky appeared first on Skymania News. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

BBC’s Stargazing Live will find new planet in Solar System says Professor Brian Cox

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky TV viewers of Stargazing Live will discover a new planet in the Solar System next week, if it exists, says Professor Brian Cox. The post BBC’s Stargazing...Show More Summary

See comet in the evening sky as it crosses Big Dipper and the Dragon

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky A comet in the evening sky will be visible in binoculars as it crosses a well-known constellation. The post See comet in the evening sky as it crosses Big Dipper and the Dragon appeared first on Skymania News. [[ This is a content summary only. Show More Summary

Cash-strapped NASA scraps mission to bring home an asteroid

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky NASA has been forced to scrap a deep space mission to redirect a chunk of asteroid into a new orbit around the Moon. The post Cash-strapped NASA scraps mission to bring home an asteroid appeared first on Skymania News. [[ This is a content summary only. Show More Summary

Doctor Who, Star Trek and Star Wars to be officially recognised in deep space

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Our real-life masters of the Universe have given the go-ahead for features on a distant moon to be named after Doctor Who, Star Trek and Star Wars. The...Show More Summary

Radio silence from TRAPPIST-1’s seven Earth-sized rocky planets

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Alien hunters have already begun checking out a newly discovered planetary system for any messages from ET. The post Radio silence from TRAPPIST-1’s seven Earth-sized rocky planets appeared first on Skymania News. [[ This is a content summary only. Show More Summary

Mystery radio bursts ‘may be powering alien spacecraft’

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Mysterious flashes observed in deep space may be evidence of alien spacecraft flying between the stars in distant galaxies, according to a team of...Show More Summary

Here’s how we might find strange quark pulsars and planets

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Some pulsars and neutron stars could be formed of an exotic material unlike normal stars. A new study suggests a way to find strange quark objects. The...Show More Summary

Watch one of the brightest stars in the sky blink out tonight!

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Stargazers across most of mainland USA will get a rare chance to see one of the brightest stars in the night sky disappear behind the Moon tonight...Show More Summary

Comets to look for in the spring night sky

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky As March opens, there are a number of comets visible to observers with binoculars and small telescopes. Finding them will be a fun challenge as none...Show More Summary

Radio silence from star with seven Earth-sized rocky planets

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Alien hunters have already begun checking out a newly discovered planetary system for any messages from ET. The post Radio silence from star with seven Earth-sized rocky planets appeared first on Skymania News. [[ This is a content summary only. Show More Summary

Cool star’s seven rocky planets offer chance of life

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Astronomers have discovered seven Earth-sized rocky planets circling a star that lies right in our cosmic back yard - and some could be home to life. The...Show More Summary

Southern eclipse will turn Sun into a ring of fire

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky The Sun will become a "ring of fire" this week in an annular eclipse that will be visible on land only in parts of South America and southern Africa. The...Show More Summary

Can you help find our Sun’s missing Planet Nine?

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky NASA scientists are calling on space fans to help track down a new Planet Nine that is thought to exist deep in our Solar System. The post Can you help find our Sun’s missing Planet Nine? appeared first on Skymania News. [[ This is a content summary only. Show More Summary

Watch Full Moon grow dim in weekend penumbral eclipse

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky A penumbral eclipse of the Moon occurs this Friday night/Saturday morning, depending on where you are in the world. Here is how to see it. The post...Show More Summary

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