Milky Way, Large and Small Magellanic Clouds and bright star Canopus can be seen in this image taken at sunrise over East Java’s Mount Bromo.
Posts by Deborah Byrd
This month, Mars lights up early evening. Jupiter is out from midnight until dawn. Mercury and Saturn in sun’s glare in late November. Where is Venus?
Watch 238 days of the sky’s brightest planet, Venus, coming to your evening sky soon. You can also see Mercury, Mars and Jupiter enter the scene at various points.
Pico do Fogo is a shield volcano in the Cape Verde islands, off Africa’s west coast. After a 20-year quiet, it began erupting Sunday, causing hundreds to evacuate.
Stunning visualization, based on an ultra-high-resolution NASA computer model, showing how carbon dioxide in our air travels around the globe.
2014 Geminid meteor shower will feature a last quarter moon. Some bright Geminids will withstand moonlight! Evenings December 12 and 13. Mornings December 13 and 14.
One second after the Big Bang, the Higgs boson should have caused a Big Crunch, collapsing the universe to nothing. But gravity saved the day.
The sky’s brightest planet, Venus, has been behind the sun as viewed from our earthly vantage point. By early December, it’ll be back in your evening sky!
Hubble helped change our cosmology: our idea of the universe as a whole.
Digging out of the snow in West Seneca, NY on November 19, 2014.