“Venus remains brilliant in the morning sky in Ophiucus. The Moon is near Venus on 11th January. In January Venus rises at 6.30 a.m., but disappears by the end of the month.”
The most habitable region for life on Mars would have been up to several miles below its surface, likely due to subsurface melting of thick ice sheets fueled by geothermal heat, a Rutgers-led study concludes.
“The Moon will be Full on October 1st and October 31st (a ‘Blue Moon’, i.e. the second Full Moon this month), and it will be New on October 16th. “
Duncan Lunan who writes the astronomy column in The Orkney News was on BBC Radio Scotland on the weekend edition of ‘Good Morning Scotland’ last Sunday discussing UFOs.
“The Moon was Full on September 2nd, and it will be New on September 17th. “
It was the first time a total lunar eclipse was captured from a space telescope and the first time such an eclipse had been studied in ultraviolet wavelengths.
Duncan Lunan who writes the Astronomy articles in The Orkney News has been on BBC Radio Scotland talking about the Perseid Meteor Shower.
The ExoMars mission (2022) by the European Space Agency and Roscosmos will be used to explore beneath the surface for evidence of life.
“A small fleet of spacecraft is due to take off for Mars in July, including the NASA Mars 2020 rover ‘Perseverance’, and the first Mars missions from China and the United Arab Emirates. “
For the month of August 2020, the Tsukure Hub on Ayr High Street will be given over to a space and science fiction exhibition organised by