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Where to go stargazing in Georgia, plus a word about a new feature – Best Places to Stargaze, for people around the world – just launched at EarthSky.
Scientists aboard an aircraft caught the impressive streak and final breakup of the Orbital ATK Cygnus supply ship, as it re-entered Earth’s atmosphere on June 22.
Apparently we can, and you can view details in this video from a talk given at Mars One’s recent private event in Amsterdam.
Global warming will cause more people to be exposed to the mosquito that carries Zika virus, says a new study. Why this mosquito is such a good virus-spreader.
Why do people gather at Stonehenge in England on the solstice? Info and photos here.
Next time you see crepuscular rays or sunrays extending from the horizon … turn around. You might catch a glimpse of elusive anticrepuscular rays.
On June 20, 2016, the moon turns full at 11:02 UTC. The solstice arrives some 11.5 hours later, at 22:34 UTC. Solstice moon photos here from the EarthSky community.
In Chinese thought, summer has been associated with the color red, the sound of laughing, the heart organ, the fire element and a red phoenix bird.
Summer is a great time to frolic in the woods. Just don’t touch anything.
Radio signals twinkle much as stars do. This can have an effect on your GPS.
Earth’s shadow, sea and land
Go someplace dark and watch meteors!