Take an Astrophotography Picture of Saturn

Saturn’s closest pass in 2013 occurs on April 28th, 2013. Saturn is a magnificent object to behold in your telescope’s…

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Galilei’s Observations and the Solar System

The Solar System is our home, located in one arm of the Milky Way galaxy. The general picture is that…

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Setting UP Your DIY Planetarium Projection System

If you have decided to opt for the Cylindrical Projection System, simply set up your projector onto a small box…

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Cubesat Constellations as a Platform for Earth Observation

Cal Poly and the Paradigm Shift Since the dawn of the space age, we have grown up with watching TV…

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Engaging new Audiences with Science

Reaching Communities, Inspiring Science The Cosmos Mobile Science Centre is a mobile science facility which travels out to deprived and…

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Why Does the Full Moon Seem Brighter in Winter?

I was sitting outside on my patio, enjoying a particularly clear (and cold!) almost-winter night right before Thanksgiving. Stars that…

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Area of Astronomical Study: The Stars

The extension of astronomical study beyond the solar system is the observation of the stars, which constitute the major population…

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Every Star in Space Has a Planet, Says Study!

According to a new study by the American Astronomical Society (AAS) for every star there are planets orbiting them. This puts the number…

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Future Space Travel – What is the Cost ??

Future space travel in my opinion will hopefully be large crafts with large propulsion systems like we see in series such as Star…

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Discover Earth Facts That Will Amaze Your Teachers!

Quick Earth Facts Diameter: 7926 miles (12755 km) Length of day: 23.56 hours Length of year: 365.25 Earth days Average…

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