Category Archives: Star-Gazing

Star and Sky (Discovery Travel Adventures)

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On January 15, 2006, the Stardust spacecraft's sample return capsule parachuted gently onto the Utah desert. This year, the Earth will be the closest to Saturn since 1975. Interesting facts about each planet are presented, such as size, composition, relative position in the solar system, gravity, and temperature. 26 min. (Check your library.) Our Solar System: The Outer Planets. This way people can keep time without having to account for all of the variables that would cause time to slightly alter.

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Stars: A Month-by-Month Tour of the Constellations: With

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Always look for sale prices from this company. How do I use the scope I got for Christmas? Venus is considerably hotter than Mercury, even though it is farther away from the Sun. Finally, students make a sky map which will guide and inspire them to do their own star gazing. TASOS VP Albert Lim gave a very interesting talk titled "History of Amateur Astronomy in Singapore" from 8.00pm to 9.00pm on the 25th of July 2014 (Friday Evening) at the Observatory classroom.

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50 Ideas You Really Need to Know: Universe (50 Ideas You

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Also known as the northern lights, this is an atmospheric phenomenon that displays a diffuse glow in the sky in the northern hemisphere. From Quiz Space All Over! (click to take quiz) What is the planet fifth from the sun? Most galaxies are organized into distinct shapes that allow for classification schemes. The Ethiopian Space Science Society is currently working on a feasibility study to build a second observatory in Lalibela. The department is also closely associated with a number of other groups within various UCT departments, such as the cosmology group of the applied mathematics department, the astro-particle group of the physics department, and members of the electrical engineering department who are involved in space science and radio telescope technology development.

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The Extravagant Universe: Exploding Stars, Dark Energy, and

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These begin as a compact pre-stellar core or dark nebulae, which concentrate and collapse (in volumes determined by the Jeans length ) to form compact protostars. [73] As the more massive stars appear, they transform the cloud into an H II region (ionized atomic hydrogen) of glowing gas and plasma. At first, be sure to watch the moon at the same time each night. Such observations led to the division of the year into months and the mapping out of the appearances of the stars into twelve portions, which received from the Greeks the name of the "zodiac."

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Stars and Clusters (The Harvard books on astronomy)

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Apart from the augmented reality apps like Star Chart affords users, this app goes the extra mile when it comes to time travel, about 10,000 years forward or backward in time. The delight of discovery is often infectious. The Society is continuing it's fund raising effort with the Worley Golden Fund in order to renovate and improve Worley Observatory for another 50 years. The government has promised additional support but hasn't yet allocated the money, leading to concerns over the programme's continuation. "It would be a disaster for South Africa if we simply end up as technicians running telescopes and leave our international partners to do the science," says Whitelock.

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Millimeter-Wave Astronomy: Molecular Chemistry & Physics in

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Papers in mathematical physics or in general relativity which do not establish clear astrophysical applications will no longer be considered. United States Gemstones: A diversity of gemstones are produced in the United States. But for every spectrum produced by Sloan, there were about 100 objects without spectra, only images. NewsHour Extra: Links to lesson plans and student reporting. All of the planets apart from the two closest to the Sun (Mercury and Venus) have natural satellites (moons) that are very diverse in appearance, size, and structure, as revealed in close-up observations from long-range space probes.

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The Science and Art of Using Telescopes (The Patrick Moore

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The society manages more than 60 space science clubs throughout the country’s school system. “If someone studies here, they’re going to contribute to society. Ex-Alta 1 is one of two Canadian satellites participating in the QB50 mission, coordinated by the Von Karman Institute in Brussels, Belgium. Our next casino is on Tuesday Jan 31 and Wednesday Feb 1, 2017 at the Grand Villa Edmonton Casino in the ICE District.

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Easy PC Astronomy with floppy disk

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The Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) is a partnership among East Asia, Europe, and North America in cooperation with the Republic of Chile. This program will look at the history of farms both big and small. Building on 29 years of experience, they offer an opportunity for both young and old to experience the universe in a new and exciting way. Astronomical Program: Total Solar Eclipse observation in Volklingen, Germany from 8/8/99 until 13/8/99. Prof Srinivasan from TASOS gave an interesting talk about Astronomy.

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CYCLES IN THE SKY

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Submissions must relate to orbital settlements; they may not be on a planet or moon. It also has launch information, a countdown clock and it tracks the ISS sighting opportunities. The Milky Way Galaxy is one of the Local Group of galaxies, which contains more than three dozen members and extends over a volume about one megaparsec in diameter. AppState STEAM Expo 4/22 • 9:00 am - 2:30 pm • Boone Teachers and home-schoolers: bring your 6th-12th grade students to Appalachian State for the ultimate STEAM field trip.

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Sky Catalogue 2000: Volume 1 (v. 1)

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We strip it of the day and they are in darkness." Explore the universe through the lens of science fiction with Brian Levine and Irene Pease, visiting the real counterparts of fictional locations to uncover how much has (and hasn't!) been explored. Synopsis: As a prelude to a possible meteor shower/storm on 24 May 2014 (Sat), this talk will explain the differences between these objects and yet show how they are related to each other.

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