What can be seen in the night sky in May
““I was looking for something else in my photo folders when I came across this”
“And high overhead and all moving about,/There were thousands of millions of stars.”
Alan Bean ‘Where is everybody’, read more as Duncan Lunan continues his astronomy series with ‘The Fermi Paradox’
Breakthrough Listen Robot, Green Bank to find out more read Duncan Lunan’s latest article
This diagram compares the size of the icy, solid nucleus of comet C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli-Bernstein) to several other comets.
A new study published in the journal Science Advances shows that the impact that formed the Moon’s giant South Pole–Aitken (SPA) basin would have created a massive plume of heat that propagated through the lunar interior.
“The Sighthill circle was built under the Glasgow Parks Dept. Astronomy Project, which was part of the Jobs Creation Scheme in 1978-79. “
“The only epoch in which standing stones are meaningfully aligned with the bright stars is c.2000 BC, with a spread of at most 200 years both before and after.”
“Venus is brilliant in the morning sky through the month.”