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Showing posts with label Astronomy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Astronomy. Show all posts

Monday, May 18, 2020

SpaceX Set to Launch Starlink Satellites With Special Visors to Stop Their Light From Ruining Astronomy


SpaceX Set to Launch Starlink Satellites With Special Visors to Stop Their Light From Ruining Astronomy


Article Excerpt: "... the spacecraft will feature a special "visor" that the company is testing in an attempt to lower the brightness of the satellites. According to the company's founder Elon Musk, the experimental visor should help to reduce the brightness of the satellites..."


Reference: www.newsweek.com

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Amazing Look at Jupiter’s Incredible Storms Using Ground and Space Observations


Amazing Look at Jupiter’s Incredible Storms Using Ground and Space Observations


Article Excerpt: "...NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the ground-based Gemini Observatory in Hawaii have teamed up with the Juno spacecraft to probe the mightiest storms in the solar system, taking place more than 500 million miles away on the giant planet Jupiter... Juno is part of NASA’s New Frontiers Program, which is managed at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate..."


Reference: scitechdaily.com

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Solar Telescope Mounted on a Rocket Detects Super-Fine Strands on the Sun


Solar Telescope Mounted on a Rocket Detects Super-Fine Strands on the Sun


Article Excerpt: "... images were captured by NASA’s High-Resolution Coronal Imager, or Hi-C mission. Hi-C is a solar telescope mounted on a sounding rocket, a sub-orbital rocket that makes brief flights into space before falling back to Earth. Hi-C captured these images...The Hi-C mission is led by principal investigator Amy Winebarger of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama"


Reference: infosurhoy.com