This week news: Venus at greatest elongation. Jupiter/Mars conjunction. Heat on mercury helps it make it ice. Discussion: Modeling coronal mass ejection
ESO images of Betelgeuse & the more recent evidence for the star’s dimmed. March Sky Guide, and more news roundup.
Plumes on Enceladus! Discussion with Dr. Christopher Glein. And of course we have more news roundup as well. Check it out at #365DaysOfAstro
Think of Mercury as a metal ball a bit larger than our Moon, with a rocky crust on top. more about Mercury at #365DaysOfAstro with @blackrockcastle
June will be warmer, with shorter nights, but still some good events. Watch for Mercury and Mars in a conjunction mid-month, Jupiter up all night long, and some good lunar close encounters.
This week we have several news. NASA budget, Mercury dusty ring, Oportunity last panorama & discussion about Spitzer & Star Formation
A great morning lineup in the beginning of the month, a conjunction mid-month, all the naked-eye planets visible at some point in the month, winter constellations, and a great lineup ending the month is making February look like a GREAT month for naked eye astronomy.
Prepare your instrument for December night sky. Comet Wirtanen will be at its closest approach. And What makes a galaxy? more with @awesomeastropod at #365DaysOfAstro