Monthly Archives: June 2015

Sun Is Now Blank In Weakest Solar Cycle In More Than A Century

Originally posted on Jasper and Sardine:
Overview The sun is almost completely blank. The main driver of all weather and climate, the entity which occupies 99.86% of all of the mass in our solar system, the great ball of fire…

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A Little Bit of Everything

Originally posted on Daily Zooniverse:
? This awe-inspiring image from the Milky Way Project contains pretty much all of the features we ask our volunteers to look for. It has bubbles, EGOs and, clusters. To learn more about these phenomena,…

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Look to the sky in June

Originally posted on WGNO:
A rare chance to see two planets is ongoing during the month of June. Jupiter and Venus will both be visible in the western sky, according to EarthSky.org. As soon as the sun goes down you…

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Some facts on Betelgeuse going supernova

Originally posted on The Astroholic:
Every few months, I see articles about Betelgeuse, the right shoulder in the constellation of Orion, ready to go supernova. The articles vary from the sensational to the apocalyptic and I can understand why it…

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Nebula’s Glowing ‘Champagne Flow’ Snapped By…

Originally posted on Scientiflix:
Nebula’s Glowing ‘Champagne Flow’ Snapped By Very Large Telescope This bodacious pullulation of star creation was captured when the European Southern Observatory VLT set its sights on the Gum 19 nebula (a.k.a. RCW 34). The heated…

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