Posts Tagged ‘Astronomy’

July 12th, 2016 - 12:15 pm § in Misc., Science

NASA .. seeing the Earth from beyond the Moon.


May 23rd, 2016 - 8:06 pm § in Misc.

Fourteen Months Till Your Next Chance to Visit Mars

From Universe Today  A year on Mars lasts almost 689 days. In other words, a Martian year is 1.88 times as long as an Earth year. For every time Mars completes a single orbit around the Sun, Earth has almost gone around twice. A Mars Opposition occurs when planet Earth passes in between the Sun [&h[...]

December 31st, 2015 - 1:26 am § in Misc.

How the Moon will look during 2016


December 10th, 2014 - 9:31 am § in The Ave Scene


Earth based Spectroscopy of Exoplanetary Atmospheres a talk by Dr. Matteo Brogi at UW, Dec. 4th, 2014. Last Thursday’s Astronomy colloquium was delivered by Matteo Brogi, Hubble Fellow at the University of Colorado.  He described very recent use of Doppler shifted, earth based absorption spec[...]

October 9th, 2014 - 8:32 am § in The Ave Scene

Planets, Planets, more Planets

“M-Dwarf Planet Multiplicity” A talk by Dr. Sarah Ballard UW, October 7th, 2014 —– It’s time again for ‘Astrobiology’ lectures , this one by Dr. Sarah Ballard, who holds a ‘Carl Sagan Fellowship’ at UW.  She spoke well, rapidly and informatively[...]