web analytics

Home » Space

Solar Storm Triggers NOAA Space Weather Alerts For September 13th, 2014

The Earth is experiencing effects from the CME’s (Coronal Mass Ejections) that took place on September 9th and 10th of this last week. The two solar flares have been hurdling towards Earth for days and are starting to create a solar storm in the atmosphere that is producing a light show for people that like to view the Northern Lights. In addition to creating a visual wonderland, the September... 

Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight, July 28-29, 2014

The Delta Aquarid meteor shower peaks tonight and with a new moon phase on July 26, they should be pretty easy to spot in the dark night sky. The best place for viewing the Delta Aquarid meteor shower is in the lower latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere and the entire Southern Hemisphere. Look towards the southeast at around midnight local time for the best chance to catch the meteors. The meteor... 

Blood Red Moon on April 15, 2014 will Start an Uncommon Tetrad

A total lunar eclipse, also called as ‘Full Pink Moon’ or ‘Blood Red Moon’ or ‘April’s Full Moon’ is expected to occur on April 15 at 3:42 a.m. GMT. The eclipse will be visible in North and South America, Australia, New Zealand and other parts of the Pacific region, where it will last about 77 minutes. The total lunar eclipse will last from 3:07 a.m. until... 

GoPro Releases Extended Video of Felix Baumgartner’s Red Bull Stratos Jump

GoPro released an 8-minute video highlighting Felix Baumgartner’s 24-mile jump from space in 2012. During the record-breaking Stratos jump from 128,100 feet above the Earth where he reached upward of 800 mph, Felix Baumgartner was equipped with seven GoPro Hero2′s. “I wish you could see what I can see,” said Baumgartner, just seconds before stepping from the pod. “Sometimes,... 

Geminid Meteor Shower 2013 Peaks Tonight at 11PM: Watch Live

The best meteor shower of the year is peaking tonight, December 13, 2013. The Geminid shower will be visible around the world until at least Monday, but scientists say the best viewing is tonight between 11 p.m. and 3 a.m. “The Geminids are visible best after midnight, but they will be competing with a bright moon,” notes Lisa Will, a physicist at San Diego City College. Bill Cooke, head... 

Comet ISON Update: May Have Survived Encounter With Sun [Video]

  After a lot of anticipation built up around the world around one of the most exciting comets to come close to earth in 100 years, many people are wondering, “Did Comet ISON Survive?” NASA & the European Space Agency thought in the beginning that hopes looked dim that that Comet ISON made it through the orbit around our Sun. On NASA.gov’s website they state Comet ISON,... 

Saturn and Jupiter Atmospheres Produce Diamond Rain

Scientists say Saturn and Jupiter have solid diamonds scattered deep inside their depths. While planetary experts have long thought that Uranus and Neptune have diamonds, they never thought Saturn and Jupiter had the right atmosphere for the treasure. This is all based on theory and modeling. No spacecraft has detected diamonds, photographed them or collected them. Their research was presented Wednesday... 

Draconid Meteor Shower 2013 Still Visible Tonight

If you have some time tonight and love to see shooting stars, or more accurately, meteor showers then head outside. The 2013 Draconid Meteor Shower will have it’s final night in the sky in it’s peak display. The Draconid shower started it’s peak on October 7th, 2013 and will go into October 8th, 2013. The benefits of the Draconid meteors is that they are positioned in a way that... 

Bright Fireball Meteor Lights up Southeastern Sky

A baseball sized comet lit up the Southeastern part of the US on Monday night. Observers in Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Tennessee and Kentucky all claimed to see the flash of light from the comet. Music fans at a Mumford & Sons concert in Pelham, Ala., Monday night also reported seeing a flash of light. The fireball was 15 times brighter than the planet Venus, and the... 

Area 51 Existence Officially Acknowledged by US Government

For decades movies, TV shows, newspapers and all around curiosity from American citizens have circled around the speculation if there is or isn’t  “Extraterrestrial life” calling Earth home. There are a fair amount of people that have always believed that the United States government has been hiding the truth of a secret place to hub aliens known as area 51. Despite years and years... 
© 2012 Z6Mag · RSS