The mosaic contructed from telescopic images is about 5 degrees (10 full moons) across. It… Continue reading
How big is Jupiter’s moon Io? The most volcanic body in the Solar System, Io (usually pronounced “EYE-oh”) is 3,600 kilometers in diameter, about the size of… Continue reading
Using it to explore their Hadley-Apennine landing site they… Continue reading
Aug. 1, 2016[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute]
What’s behind Saturn? The first answer is the camera itself, perched on the Cassini spacecraft currently orbiting behind the planet with the most grand ring system in our… Continue reading
Visible with binoculars in the constellation of Hercules, M13 is frequently one of the first objects… Continue reading
July 6, 2016[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, CHART32 Team, Processing – Johannes Schedler]
On the right, two, spiky, foreground Milky… Continue reading
July 4, 2016[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION]
NASA’s Juno spacecraft was to fire its… Continue reading
After nearly a five-year journey, Juno enjoys a perspective on Jupiter not often seen, even by spacecraft from Earth that usually swing by closer to Jupiter’s equator.
Looking down toward the ruling gas giant from… Continue reading
A Full Moon sets as the Solstice Sun rises in this June 20 dawn skyscape.
Captured from a nearby peak in central California, planet Earth, the scene… Continue reading
June 16, 2016
CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, European Southern Observatory, Aniello Grado and Luca Limatola