Mars 2020 Rocket Launch COVID-19 Rocket Launch Photography

How Humanity Can Get To Mars Faster

With the 3 Mars missions launched in 2020 about to land on the red planet and companies such as SpaceX looking to land human colonists on the red planet in the future, it is worth…

Uranus at Opposition

Planetary Opposition In 2021

Every year, 4 planets go into opposition, which is Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune, and Uranus. At this time of the year, it is the best time to view each astronomical object. The season during which the…

Messier 31 Andromeda Galaxy

Messier 31 Andromeda Galaxy

Messier 31, which is better known as the Andromeda Galaxy, is a large spiral galaxy located in the constellation Andromeda. The Andromeda Galaxy was named after the area of the sky that it occupies, the…

Messier 30

Messier 30

Messier 30 may originate from one of Milky Way’s satellite galaxies, as it moves in a retrograde orbit through the galaxy’s inner halo. It was created more than 13 billion years ago. Like many other…

Bortle Scale International Dark Sky Association Buying Land Light Pollution COVID

Best Visible Objects In Light Polluted Skies

As it has been nearly year of observing from home in COVID-19 quarantine, it would be a great idea to provide some information on some objects that one can view from home throughout the year….

Drones Drone

Drones: To Mars And Beyond?

After talking with Jake Robins from the WeMartians Podcast to discuss the Mars 2020 mission, the idea of drones on other planets really caught our imagination and attention. Therefore, we spoke to Cristian B. Meza,…

Messier 29

Messier 29

Messier 29 is relatively small, occupying an area of 7 arc minutes in the sky, or a quarter the size of the full Moon. However, without the dust of the Milky Way obscuring the cluster,…

Messier 28

Messier 28

Messier 28 was the first globular cluster discovered to contain a milisecond pulsar, a pulsating, highly magnetized rotating neutron star emitting a beam of electromagnetic radiation with a rotational period between 1 and 10 miliseconds….


Mars Missions Arrival Dates And Fast Facts

February 2021 is going to be an exciting time for Mars missions as there are 3 scientific missions that will be reaching the planet. With so many articles on the different landers, it makes sense…