Astronomy Magazine

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  • Sun to Rain Death from Above in Solar Storms

    Rain Death from Above Solar Storms

    The next Armageddon: Solar storms to knock out electrical systems, telecommunications, satellites, so stock up on tins of tuna and baked beans now! Read more

    The 08 August 2011 by   Periscope
  • Stunning Close-Up Images Of Vesta Asteroid

    Stunning Close-Up Images Vesta Asteroid

    The first close-up images of the massive asteroid Vesta have revealed a northern hemisphere littered with craters - including a trio nicknamed 'Snowman' - and... Read more

    The 05 August 2011 by   Gerard
  • The Milky Way As Seen With The Naked Eye

    Milky Seen With Naked

    image credit A star-gazer has come a little bit closer to the final frontier - after spending 18 months photographing the night sky. With just an ordinary... Read more

    The 26 July 2011 by   Gerard
  • Hubble Telescope Discovers Fourth Moon Orbiting Pluto

    Hubble Telescope Discovers Fourth Moon Orbiting Pluto

    The Hubble telescope has discovered a fourth moon around Pluto. The moon, tentatively called P4, joins Hyrdra, Nix and Charon. Pluto was demoted from planet to... Read more

    The 21 July 2011 by   Gerard
  • Milky Way's Core Hides Big Twisted Ribbon

    Milky Way's Core Hides Twisted Ribbon

    A space telescope peering into the Milky Way galaxy's dusty core has spied a colossal twisted ribbon of super-cooled material. Until now astronomers had only... Read more

    The 20 July 2011 by   Gerard
  • Fun Facts About the Space Shuttle – [Infographic Monday]

    Facts About Space Shuttle [Infographic Monday]

    Hellow dear followers! Yes it is Monday.. and it is time for the Infographic Monday of the week! Today we want to present some cool facts about the Space Shuttl... Read more

    The 18 July 2011 by   Onthatpage
  • Solar Prominence

    Solar Prominence

    Solar prominence are purple jets of heated matter that during the full eclipse can be observed by the edge of the Sun. Prominence are of the different shapes,... Read more

    The 09 June 2011 by   Gabe12logan
  • Interesting Facts About the Solar System

    Interesting Facts About Solar System

    The Solar System consists of the Sun (a star of medium size within the Milky Way galaxy) and the bodies orbiting around it: 8 major planets, at least 171... Read more

    The 31 May 2011 by   Gabe12logan
  • Jupiter's Great Red Spot

    Jupiter's Great Spot

    Jupiter's Great Red Spot is the most interesting phenomena associated with Jupiter's atmosphere. The shape of this area is elliptical and is in Jupiter's... Read more

    The 27 May 2011 by   Gabe12logan
  • Infinite Planet Theory

    Infinite Planet Theory

    Rob Dietz over at the Centre for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy (CASSE) just e-mailed me and suggested I reproduce a recent post of theirs on... Read more

    The 24 May 2011 by   Bradshaw

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