Saturn Cassini

2022 Q3 Space Anniversaries

Talk about important space anniversaries for Q3 of 2022, these aren’t every anniversary, but a look at some major events and a quick look at why they are important. These events can be sorted into…


Space Shuttle

2022 Q2 Space Anniversaries

Talk about important space anniversaries for Q2 of 2022, these aren’t every anniversary, but a look at some major events and a quick look at why they are important. These events can be sorted into…


space

2022 Q1 Space Anniversaries

Talk about important space anniversaries for Q2 of 2022, these aren’t every anniversary, but a look at some major events and a quick look at why they are important. These events can be sorted into…



Triennial Earth-Sun Summit (TESS)

Triennial Earth-Sun Summit Comes To Seattle In 2022

Scheduled for August 9th to 12th, 2022, the Triennial Earth-Sun Summit is planned for Seattle/Bellevue, Washington. The original date was for 2021, but due to the COVID-19 virus and lack of vaccine, the conference was…


Messier 75

Messier 75

Messier 75 is the most centrally concentrated globular cluster in the entire Messier catalogue, with about 400,000 stars. It also known as NGC 6864 and is a globular cluster of stars in the southern constellation…


Saturn Mythology

Solar System Planetary Mythology

As part of the planetary bodies series, we took a look at how the different planets were viewed by different cultures and their mythology. An interesting look that often gets shown is how each planet…


Uranus at Opposition

Planetary Oppositions in 2022

August 14 – Saturn at Opposition. The ringed planet will be at its closest approach to Earth and its face will be fully illuminated by the Sun. It will be brighter than any other time of the year…


Messier 74 Phantom Galaxy

Messier 74 Phantom Galaxy

Messier 74, nicknamed the Phantom Galaxy, is a grand design spiral galaxy located in the constellation Pisces. Messier 74 is a perfect example of a grand design spiral galaxy. It has two clearly defined spiral…