Tag Archives: Comet

Fortnight Astronomy Review: Jan 1 – 15, 2015

Every two weeks we make new astro poster. You can visit us either on Facebook or Stellar Eyes website. “Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.”                    … Continue reading

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This Year In Astronomy: 2014

Here is a recapitulation of important astronomy events from 2014! Poster made by our Stellar Eyes team. You can visit us also on Facebook. “Every person you’ve ever heard of lies right in there. All those kings and battles, migrations and inventions, … Continue reading

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Halley’s Comet

Mark Twain, American satirist and writer was born on 30 November 1835. It was exactly two weeks after the Halley’s Comet‘s perihelion. In his autobiography (1909), he said: “I came in with Halley’s Comet in 1835. It is coming again … Continue reading

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Comet Pan-STARRS via my camera’s “viewfinder”

First shot: Date taken: March 16, around 7pm in Slavičín (Czech Republic). Camera SAMSUNG/KENOX S1050. Date taken: March 16 5x 6sec f/2.8 ISO 800 Image layers and post-processing in Adobe Photoshop CS6. Second shot: Date: March 20, 2013 Location: Slavičín, … Continue reading

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Comet Pan-STARRS

Comet Pan-STARRS is in the northern sky and might be seen with the naked eye! The best dates to look will be Mar. 12 and 13, when the very thin crescent Moon will guide you. You’ll need binoculars to pick … Continue reading

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A New Meteor Shower in December?

The source of the new shower is Comet Wirtanen according to Bill Cooke of NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office. Comet Wirtanen was discovered in 1948. Although this comet has skirted Earth’s orbit many times, Earth has not run into its debris … Continue reading

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Perseid Meteor Shower

The Perseids are a prolific meteor shower. They have their radiant in the constellation Perseus. The stream of debris known as Perseid cloud lies by the orbit of the comet Swift-Tuttle. The cloud are particles that are ejected by the comet … Continue reading

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