If you’re fascinated by celestial events, this calendar by Celestron will help you keep track of moon phases, meteor showers, eclipses, and more. The 2020 Celestial Calendar marks this year’s most important outer space phenomenons month by month, so you’ll always know exactly where and when events will occur in advance. The Celestial Calendar is particularly useful for astrophotographers and stargazers, who will now be able to plan out their expeditions for the entire year.
As any skilled astrophotographer will attest, the Milky Way is an incredible muse.
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Since he was a child, the sky has been a source of fascination for amateur astronomer Elias Chasiotis. Particularly drawn to eclipses, he recently made the journey to Qatar in order to take in the annular solar eclipse. While clouds made the eclipse difficult to photograph, Chasiotis was rewarded with something even more spectacular. As the sun rose over the waters, the eclipse was already in effect, making for a rare optical illusion.
A clear starry night is a source of limitless inspiration and beauty.
For most, the opportunity to see a rocket launch would be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
On October 18, 2019, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA, made history when it launched its 221st spacewalk. Carried out by Christina Koch and Jessica Meir, this stint in space marked a major milestone, as it is the first time that a spacewalk has featured only female astronauts. Koch and Meir embarked on this historic spacewalk early Friday morning.
Did you know that every month the full moon has a different name?
Off the heels of the first-ever photo of a black hole, NASA has just released incredible new visualizations that are...
Hungarian photographer László Francsics was named Astronomy Photographer of the Year for his innovative look at a lunar eclipse. By artistically stacking photos, Francsics displays 35 phases of the total eclipse, which moves from red to black to white. Given that 2019 is the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the image is an apt winner of the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest.
In the race to find a habitable planet, astronomers from University College London have made a breakthrough.
Yet another organization is making strides toward helping ordinary citizens spend time in outer space.