The mineral resources of the asteroids will be of great importance in the future
“Like most people, until the 1960s I greatly underestimated the hazard from incoming asteroids and comets, and greatly overestimated the size that would be needed to cause serious harm. “
Read about asteroids and impacts – written by Duncan Lunan
Duncan Lunan brings you the October map for the night sky, what to see and where.
Part 2 of Duncan Lunan’s series looking at Solstice and equinoxes – the Moon and planets
“The plane of the Earth’s orbit around the Sun is the Ecliptic, the center line of the Zodiac, and the Earth’s axis is inclined to it by 23.5 degrees”
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“The four large Jupiter moons, discovered by Galileo and called the Galilean satellites in his memory, are Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto, in order out from the planet.”
Jupiter is much further from the Sun than Mars and is passed by the Earth every 13 months, so it’s brilliant in the night sky for much of every year.
The Moon will be New on September 7th, and Full on September 21st, the day before the Autumn equinox