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.
As if getting set on fire and tossed into space wasn’t enough, new research finds evidence that after the Chicxulub impact, dinosaurs were also the victims of a massive global tsunami and worldwide earthquakes. Plus, the Milky Way’s stellar graveyard, a new timeline for the Moon’s formation, and this week in space history, we look back at the Meteosat program
Today Travelers in the Night will tell a story about the discovery of a dozen new Earth approaching object candidates including 2015 XY1 and Jupiter’s comet 2015 XL128.
Today we have the story about The end of the line for the moon of a planet is when it reaches the Roche Limit distance from its host and a modern ribosome found in a particular organism is organized into layers
Time for October news roundup with WSH Crew. We have DART success story, bizarre cool nebula, reusable rocket, supermassive black hole. More at #365DaysOfAstro
This week we saw the incredible image of DART smashing into asteroid Dimorphous. Beyond avenging the dinosaurs, what can we learn scientifically from this and other asteroid/comet impact missions.
Today we have story about an asteroid small enough to fit under basketball hoop visiting Earth, Moon, & Mars and NEOWISE ability to spot asteroid.
The Asteroid Apophis is going to get very close to Earth in 2029! How/will it impact us? Apophis is classified as a Potential Hazardous Asteroid (PHA) to Earth and astronomers want to use the event to learn more about how these celestial bodies will affect Earth.