In this sharp snapshot, the Solar System’s largest moon Ganymede poses next to Jupiter, the largest planet.
Captured on March 10 with a small telescope from our fair planet Earth, the scene… Continue reading
How different does sunset appear from Mars than from Earth? For comparison, two images of our common star were taken at sunset, one from Earth and… Continue reading
NASA claims we’ll find aliens in the next 10 to 20 years – and now the agency is revving up its efforts to track them down.
Tonight very close to… Continue reading
Early on a Saturday morning, about 60 planetary malcontents gathered in a narrow auditorium on the campus of George Washington University. They’d come to hear about a plan to build a self-sustaining colony in space, and they hoped to be… Continue reading
Tracking across the flat, dust-covered Amazonis Planitia… Continue reading
Venus, named for the Roman goddess of love, and Mars, the war god’s namesake, came together by moonlight in this lovely skyview, recorded on Feb. 20 from Charleston, South Carolina, USA, planet… Continue reading
Clearly visible for the first time were long light-colored cirrus-type clouds floating high… Continue reading
Our solar system’s ruling giant planet Jupiter and 3 of its 4 large Galilean moons are captured in this single Hubble snapshot from Jan. 24. Crossing… Continue reading
Soft hues, partially lit orbs, a thin trace of the ring, and slight shadows highlight this understated view of the majestic surroundings of the giant planet Saturn.… Continue reading