Tag Archives: stargazing

Aurora over the Midwest

What’s ahead in 2014 for astronomy and space exploration?

What can we expect in astronomy and space exploration during the next 12 months?

Update: Comet PanSTARRS

Comet PanSTARRS now is visible to the naked eye and may deliver a fun astronomical experience.

Stargazing for March 2013

The March 2013 guide to what’s happening in the night sky and what’s new in space exploration.

Year of the Comets

Thus far, the 21st century has been an underwhelming one for comets. The few comets that have been visible on Earth were dimmer than predicted, or not even visible to...

“Pay no attention to that fast-moving asteroid...”

One of my Astrobiology instructors (Eric M. Wilcots) began class this past Monday with a slide labeled “Pay no attention to that fast-moving asteroid...“1 Prof. Wilcots was talking about Asteroid...