Archive for November, 2009

Strong Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Tuesday

Monday, November 16th, 2009

 

 

 

Strong Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Tuesday.

(Nov. 16) — One of the best annual meteor showers will peak in the pre-dawn hours Tuesday, and for some skywatchers the show could be quite impressive.
The best seats are in Asia, but North American observers should be treated to an above average performance of the Leonid meteor shower, weather permitting. The trick for all observers is to head outside in the wee hours of the morning – between 1 a.m. and dawn – regardless where you live.

NASA Finds Significant Water on Moon

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

NASA Finds Significant Water on Moon.

There’s water on the moon — and not “just a little bit,” NASA scientists announce. When the space agency crashed a probe into the moon’s south pole last month, it created a debris plume that contained “a significant amount” of water ice, they say. Earlier NASA missions had found just trace amounts of water.

Facts Behind 2012

Friday, November 13th, 2009

Answers to some questions about 2012 from NASA’s Ask an Astrobiologist, Dr. David Morrison, and information about ancient Mayan calendars and their base 20 numerical system.

Here is a video about it found on YouTube..

NASA’s Great Observatories Celebrate International Year of Astronomy – NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

NASA’s Great Observatories Celebrate International Year of Astronomy – NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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