Check out the night sky in October with this star map and guide to what to look for from Duncan Lunan
“In space, no one can hear you scream. But sometimes it’s tempting.”
” Big Bear Lake in the Sierras, 6500 feet up (2000 feet higher than you can get in the UK without an aircraft), has an excellent night sky, stabilised by the water of the artificial lake “
The Orkney International Science Festival produced this year an excellent online talk by Eric Walker ( @AstroHighlander ) on ‘The Orkney Sky At Night’ .
” in some old maps the Gorgon’s Head is represented by the beautiful double cluster of stars in the Milky Way between Perseus and Cassiopeia.”
“The September Full Moon, the Harvest Moon, will be on September 10th.”
“Arcturus, the brightest star in Boötes, the Herdsman, is one of the brightest stars in the sky, the very brightest north of the Ecliptic, and was accorded a special role in the astrology of the ancient world.”
Artistic rendition of the exoplanet TOI-1452 b, a small planet that may be entirely covered in a deep ocean. Image credit: Benoit Gougeon, Université de Montréal
“We’ve never before seen a huge mass ejection of the surface of a star. ” Andrea Dupree of the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Gene Roddenberry (left), Dr. Brian O’Leary (centre), Deke Slayton (right), View from Earth conference dinner, July 31, 1984