Prepare your instruments for planetary observations and it’s time for #Orionid #meteorshower. #365DaysOfAstro
September is very uneventful, with a week of a close encounter lineup of the Moon, Jupiter, and Saturn, and the rather uneventful Autumnal Equinox. However, the nights are getting longer and the days shorter and cooler.
How do planets get their atmospheres? What would happen to the Earth if the Moon just disappeared? And what’s that strange glow we see after sunset?
This week we find out how hard it is to hit the Moon with a laser, & if scientists lose contact with the Mars rovers when they go behind the Sun.
Rounding up the astronomy news this month.
We’ve talked about the physical characteristics of the Moon, and the exploration. Now we’re going to talk about the plans to return to the Moon.
Let’s continue on our journey to the Moon. This week we’re going to take a look at how scientists have expanded our understanding of the Moon. #365DaysOfAstro
An Apollo-fact filled episode to commemorate the 50th anniversary of humanity venturing onto the surface of another body.