Throughout history small close approaching space rocks have been a part of our environment. Now, asteroid hunters are routinely discovering these small asteroids as they pass closer than the Moon is to us. more stories at #365DaysOfAstro
How to define lunar calendar based on the first visibility of the lunar crescent. And the recent scientific estimates suggest that a typical human being has the same number of bacteria and other microbes as they do actual human cells.
Finding a meteorite that has traveled billions of miles through space to reach it’s present location is exciting. It might even be worth real money!
Tiny Spacecraft, One in 100,000. It’s about the starshot breakthrough and asteroid apophis.
Florence, 4th largest Potentially Hazardous Asteroid and more stories about the twin Voyager
A story about Alina spacecraft and asteroid Itokawa
Asteroid hunters now frequently spot these small asteroids as they come between the Moon and the Earth’s surface.
The Trappist-1 system of 7 planets orbits a dim M type red dwarf star about 40 light years away in the constellation of Aquarius.