Month: September 2018
Tracking ‘Oumuamua back to its home star – a major challenge
Mars’ moon Phobos may be a chip off the old block
A deep look back in cosmic time courtesy of Hubble
Among the Hubble Space Telescope’s most iconic images are jaw-dropping “deep field” views of the universe, images showing thousands of galaxies strewn across time and space that illustrate the rapid evolution of the cosmos in the wake of the Big Bang birth of time and space. This “eXtreme Deep Field” view is no exception.
Mars orbiter photographs still-silent Opportunity rover
Cassini data show dust storms blowing across Titan
SDO captures impressive view of holes in the Sun’s super-heated corona
Ancient Mars could have supported sub-surface biosphere
Japan’s Hayabusa2 lands two rovers on asteroid Ryugu
Star-hop your way to viewing planets Uranus and Neptune at their best
Clear nights of early Northern Hemisphere autumn offer ideal opportunities to track down the two outermost planets of the solar system, Uranus and Neptune. What’s more, you don’t need a big telescope to find them. We show you how to locate these gas giants using binoculars. The Moon also passes close to Neptune on 20 October.