Amateur astronomer take photographs of Supernova
On Sept. 20, 2016, Victor Buso, an amateur astronomer in Rosario, Argentina, was checking out the new camera on his telescope by taking pictures of a nearby spiral galaxy when a star within it went off in a supernova explosion.
Within hours, and prompted by Mr. Buso’s good fortune, professional astronomers around the world trained their big telescopes on the galaxy, known as NGC 613, about 80
Asteroid 2002 AJ129
JAKARTA, NNC – NASA is tracking a large asteroid that will pass through Earth at 10.9 Lunar Distance on February 4, 2018.
- The asteroid, named 2002 AJ129 has an estimated diameter of 760.
- The asteroid will travel at 76,000 mph (122,541 km/h), which makes it nearly 15 times faster than the world’s fastest manned aircraft, the hypersonic North American X-15.
- Despite having a ‘dangerous’ classification,
Space Events in 2018
7 of The Most Epic Space Events You Should Get Ready For in 2018
Asteroid 3200 Phaethon and Geminids meteor shower
SPACE is pulling out all the showstoppers ahead of Christmas, with a meteor shower and a vast asteroid rock in store for lucky stargazers.
Wondering where the Geminids come from? Introducing their spacey mother, a vast asteroid belt that last visited earth in 1974, but is flying by later this week.
When will Asteroid 3200 Phaethon fly past Earth?
After tonight’s Geminids meteor shower, the enormous space rock Asteroid 3200 will sweep by