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Images of Space: Meteor Shower 2014 – Planets & Comets / Astronomy What’s Up for December 2014

More meteor showers and plenty of planets. Hello and welcome. I’m Jane Histon-Jones from Nasas Jet Propulsion Laboratory. If the weather marred your meteor watching in November , don’t worry. The December Geminids and Ursids offer up two more chances to see meteor showers this year. The constellation Gemini namesake of the Geminids and location… Read More »

What’s Up for March 2017 | Astronomy | Conjunction

♪ What’s Up for March? The moon hides red star Aldebaran and crescents dazzle after dusk. Hello and welcome. I’m Jane Houston Jones from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. On March 4 the first quarter moon passes between Earth and the star Aldebaran, temporarily blocking our view of the star. This is called… Read More »

The Amazing Telescope | Astronomy History Of The Telescope- Two Small Pieces of Glass

hey wait up hey wait up I can’t see okay wait for your eyes get used to the dark and it’s so dark in here because you wrote it from the bright lights of the city into the dark apart the pupils in your eyes are slowly opening up right now let more lighting just… Read More »

Can We See the Pillars of Creation with Amateur Astronomy Telescopes?

In the late spring skies in the northern hemisphere, looking towards the southeast in the hours after midnight local time, there is a region of star formation that right now, is home to newborn stars. This object lies 6,500 light years away and at this time of year, from our vantage on Earth, it is… Read More »

What are Eclipses? || Solar Eclipse || Lunar Eclipse || Astronomy

Have you ever seen an eclipse? Fun, right? Maybe even a little unsettling, but, you knew it was only going to last for a short time. It must have been terrifying for early mankind. Your faithful companion in the sky just up and disappears. It would have felt like the world was ending. Even now,… Read More »