Victor Bar presenting NEOShield in Israel in line with Asteroid Day

Jul 03

This year in Israel was the 4th Asteroid Day in a row and our agent Victor Bar educate the public in two events about our NEOShield-2 project. Please find some impressions of his work in his summary of the events. A month before Asteroid Day I published a quiz about Asteroids in General and the NEOShield-2 project. Finally, 35 people participated in the quiz and tried to do their best to

Tiny Asteroid Discovered Saturday Disintegrates Hours Later Over Southern Africa

Jun 04
Asteroid 2018 LA
These are the discovery observations of asteroid 2018 LA from the Catalina Sky Survey, taken June 2, 2018. About eight hours after these images were taken, the asteroid entered Earth’s atmosphere (about 9:44 a.m. PDT, 12:44 p.m. EDT, 16:44 UTC, 6:44 p.m. local Botswana time), and disintegrated in the upper atmosphere near Botswana, Africa.Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/CSS-Univ. of Arizona

Asteroid Oumuamua reveals new secrets about the Universe

Apr 06
The celestial body – named Oumuamua – was scanned for radio signals after its shape led researchers to consider the possibility it could be an alien starship.But an international team of researchers from the French National Research Council, the University of Bordeaux and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Centre say initial data suggests its definitely not an alien object. Astronomers from the University of Hawaii first spotted Oumuamua – named after the Hawaiian term for

Amateur astronomer take photographs of Supernova

Feb 23

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