NASA’s Ingenuity “helicopter”

The Night Sky This Month: May 2021

May 1, 2021 Peter Christoforou 0

This image above shows the shadow of NASA’s Ingenuity “helicopter”. The image was captured by an onboard, downward-facing camera as the craft hovered above the Martian surface during a test flight on April 19th 2021. […]

Hydrocarbon-filled lakes on Titan

The Night Sky This Month: March 2021

February 28, 2021 Peter Christoforou 0

The vernal equinox occurs on March 20th, on which date spring arrives in the Northern Hemisphere, and summer ends in the Southern Hemisphere. In the meantime, the excitement around the successful deployment of the Perseverance […]

Sinus Iridium

The Night Sky This Month: November 2020

November 1, 2020 Peter Christoforou 0

November’s night sky brings a wealth of astronomical delights for stargazers to enjoy. The list of celestial events include the Taurids and Orionids meteor showers, planetary close approaches and a penumbral lunar eclipse. So without […]

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