Astronomy Essentials If you were looking with the eye alone, how far away in space would our planet Earth still be visible? Here is Earth from 900 million miles away, from the vantage point of the rings of Saturn. Image via the Cassini spacecraft, which has been orbiting Saturn since 2004. This image was acquired … Continue reading How Earth looks from outer space – EarthSky
The Styx Mill Conservation Reserve in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand, extends along the Styx River for nearly 1.6 kilometers (about a mile). via New Zealand sunset | Today's Image | EarthSky.
Good morning! November morning sky at Old Scituate Light in Scituate, Massachusetts, USA. Photo by Daniel Levy Photography. Thank you Daniel! You can see more of Daniel’s photos here via Good morning! | Today's Image | EarthSky.
Moon and star Antares near each other on May 15 Tonight | EarthSky The planet Saturn shines over the southeast horizon at nightfall on May 15, and then the moon and the star Antares follow Saturn into the sky by around 10 p.m. local time (at mid-northern latitudes). At more southerly latitudes, the moon and … Continue reading Moon and star Antares Tonight
On occasions where there are four full moons in a season instead of three, the third of the full moons is traditionally called a Blue Moon. A Blue Moon happens on average about once every 2.7 years. via Blue Moons Explained (Infographic) | Space.com.