While it’s quite rare to see the Aurora Borealis this far south, it’s a distinct possibility for tonight! We’re basically cloud-free, as of 9pm, so that part of the equation is covered.
NASA obtained this image of the sun on Tuesday as the sun unleashed a dramatic solar flare. It was a solar flare, [...]
Sound impossible? Well for us, it is. But not for one part of the world. Here’s more from nasa:
May 31, 2011: It sounds like an oxymoron: a solar eclipse at midnight.
According to NASA, it’s about to happen.
“It might sound like a contradiction to have a solar eclipse in the middle of [...]
Ever think that we’re small when it comes to a worldwide scale? How about a galactic scale? Take a look at this:
En route to Mercury, NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft has been searching for vulcanoids, a long-sought population of sun-grazing asteroids. In the lower left portion of this image, the Earth can be seen, [...]
Here’s an interesting article from NASA on the current sunspot cycle. Sunspots are important on a global sense in that low activity results in a cooler atmosphere. Read on:
Did you see the total lunar eclipse on Tuesday morning? We did. We were able to capture some pictures of the eclipse and this is one of them. Unfortunately, the fog early Tuesday morning prevented us from getting the best view. Don’t forget… If you missed this one, the next eclipse is on February [...]
It only happens a couple of times each year, if that. You don’t need special glasses or filters to see it. It occurs after dark. What am I talking about? Well, the lunar eclipse! Not to be confused with a song performed by Bonnie Tyler or The Dan Band (a la ‘Total Eclipse of [...]