Today’s Travelers in the Night will tell you a story about Richard Kowalski conduct messier marathon from his backyard and his discovery of Vesta fragments, 2018 LA.
During 60 day period, asteroid hunters discovered 29 space rocks. Also the discovery of 2021 GM! gives possibility of Moon rock or Apollo mission debris.
Astronomers have postulated that the zodiacal light is produced by sunlight reflected by dust shed by comets and asteroids. But the one in Mars is different. More at #365DaysOfAstro
Happy New Year! Today Travelers in the Night discuss about Perseverance and the Steward Observatory’s Bok90 inch telescope on Kitt Peak in Arizona
Today’s Traveler’s in the Night discuss about the discovery of asteroid 2020 XK1 and large slow moving fireball carbonaceous chondrite meteor that landed in the village of Winchcombe in the Cotswolds.
Today Travelers in the Night discuss about the discovery of C/2021 A1 (Leonard) in the constellation Canes Venatici and asteroid 2021 CK2 by Richard Kowalski while sitting on his living room couch!
If your are wondering how far the human race has gone in changing our planet, you should look into rock and ice layers currently being produced on planet Earth.
Today’s Travelers in the Night talks about the discovery of 2016 AM2’s path that had a zero distance between it and the Earth’s orbit. Also the discovery of a pair of comets: C/2015 X8 & C/2015 YG1.
This week Travelers in the Night brought you a story about Blinky a.k.a 2015 Jy, the asteroid that had missed the Earth and its collision fragment.