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Dawn Mission Extended at Ceres

October 23, 2017 starjunkie 0

NASA has authorized a second extension of the Dawn mission at Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. During this extension, the spacecraft will descend to lower altitudes than ever […]

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The Grace of Saturn

October 23, 2017 starjunkie 0

https://www.nasa.gov/news/releases/latest/index.html Saturn’s graceful lanes of orbiting ice — its iconic rings — wind their way around the planet to pass beyond the horizon in this view from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. Source: NASA Image of […]

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The atmospheres of water worlds

October 23, 2017 starjunkie 0

https://www.nasa.gov/news/releases/latest/index.html There are currently about fifty known exoplanets with diameters that range from Mars-sized to several times the Earth’s and that also reside within their stars’ habitable zone – the orbital range within which […]

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Two Black Holes Dancing in 3C 75

October 22, 2017 starjunkie 0

https://www.nasa.gov/news/releases/latest/index.html What’s happening at the center of active galaxy 3C 75? Source: Astronomy Picture of the Day Two Black Holes Dancing in 3C 75 Astronomy Picture of the Day