Comet PanSTARRS, Moon and Venus

Comet PanSTARRS, Moon and Venus

In this impressive image you can see Comet PanSTARRS, complete with two tails and over the trees, far in the distance, are bright Venus and an even brighter crescent Moon.   Image credit Amit Kamble (Auckland Astronomical Society)


By |July 24, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Audi’s Moon Rover for Google’s Lunar Xprize

Audi's 4WD Moon Rover

Audi is developing the Moon Rover for Google’s Lunar Xprize, that one day could go around the moon.


By |June 29, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

The incredible night on June 20

 Jupiter, Venus and the moon on June 20

Don’t miss tonight the rare majestic dance of the trio: Jupiter, Venus and the moon.   Take a look at the video…


By |June 20, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Golden Moon rising over the Temple of Poseidon

Moon rising over the Temple of Poseidon

A glorious full Moon on the rise, looking like the Sun, as viewed from the Temple of Poseidon at Sounio, Greece.   Photographer: Chris Kotsiopoulos; Chris’ Web site


By |June 15, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

Camping on the Moon with an Inflatable Tent

Inflatable Tent for the moon

A high-tech inflatable tent concept, is a clever solution for long expeditions on the Moon.


By |June 12, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

Explore the moon like never before

Lunar landscape compiled by US Geological Survey

Explore the moon‘s surface at home like never before. Watch those new maps with vast plains, craters, deep valleys, in stunning detail.


By |April 20, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Sun and Moon Halo

Sun and Moon Halo

Sun and Moon are both surrounded by a beautiful circular ice halo, in the two pictures captured on April 1, combined in this creative day and night composite.   Image credit Göran Strand


By |April 7, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |


Cow's spacesuit

Scientists in collaboration with farmers, after decades of debates, have finally agreed on the design of the cow’s spacesuit, to survive on a moon expedition.


By |April 1, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , |

Moon shadow during Solar Eclipse from an airplane

Moon shadow during Sun Eclipse

Timelapse footage of the moon shadow seen from an airplane, flying along the umbra path of the solar eclipse of 20th March 2015.  Watch the video…


By |March 30, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

Underground ocean larger than Earth’s on Ganymede moon

Ganymede moon and Jupiter

500 million miles from the Sun lies Ganymede moon, slightly larger than the planet Mercury, orbiting Jupiter and may contain more water than all of Earth’s oceans.


By |March 16, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , |