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Cassini Grand Finale Death Dive to Occur on Friday (With Photo Gallery)

By astronimate / 5 days ago

Cassini Grand Finale Death Dive to Occur on Friday Orbiting and studying the ringed planet since 2004, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has unlocked a veritable treasure trove of information about Saturn, moons and our entire solar system. From breathtaking photos to discovering potential underground oceans, the mission has been an utter success. Unfortunately, time is up, […]

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Two Easy Steps to Avoid Buying Fake Solar Eclipse Glasses!

By astronimate / last month

Two Easy Steps to Avoid Buying Fake Solar Eclipse Glasses! Finally, we are less than two weeks out from the historical Great American Eclipse on August 21, 2017! Not to mention, the internet and the world are on fire with total solar eclipse fever! However, as with most heavily merchandised special events, the internet and […]

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10 Mind-Blowing Great American Eclipse Facts that everyone should know!

By astronimate / a couple of months ago

10 Mind-Blowing Great American Eclipse Facts that everyone should know! It’s official, Great American Eclipse mania is upon us! Now, only a month away from the big day on August 21, 2017, news, magazines, social media and more will be buzzing with excitement. But, often times, these outlets can miss some of the most fascinating […]

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Great American Eclipse Trivia: Are You Prepared for the Total Solar Eclipse?

By astronimate / a couple of months ago

Great American Eclipse Trivia: Are You Prepared for the Total Solar Eclipse? On August 21, 2017 the United States will enjoy one of astronomy’s greatest sights, a total solar eclipse! But, especially now, just one month away, news programs, social media and everything else will be buzzing about the exciting event. However, they tend to […]

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Cassini Spacecraft Starts Diving Through Saturn’s Rings Today

By astronimate / a few months ago

Cassini Spacecraft Starts Diving Through Saturn’s Rings Today Since launching in 1997, NASA’s Cassini mission has filled two decades to the brim with ground-breaking exploration of the most famous planet, Saturn. In fact, Cassini’s Huygens lander landed on Saturn’s moon, Titan, delivering otherworldly views of our solar system. Not to mention, Cassini discovered evidence for […]

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Watch a Huge Near-Earth Asteroid SAFELY Pass by Earth April 19!

By astronimate / a few months ago

Watch a Huge Near-Earth Asteroid SAFELY Pass by Earth April 19! Anyone who’s seen movies like Armageddon or Deep Impact knows that asteroids hitting Earth would be bad. Actually, even seemingly small space debris could cause global tragedy, no doubt. But, what if you could safely watch an asteroid pass by Earth? Well, your chance […]

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Event Horizon Telescope to Capture First Ever Picture of a Black Hole

By astronimate / a few months ago

Event Horizon Telescope to Capture First Ever Picture of a Black Hole Prepare to see a photo of the truly unknown. The Earth-sized Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) will provide mankind’s first ever chance of capturing an actual photo of a black hole this month. What is the Event Horizon Telescope? Actually, the Event Horizon Telescope […]

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5 Reasons to Enjoy the Great Outdoors – Get Out of the City

By astronimate / a few months ago

5 Reasons to Enjoy the Great Outdoors – Get Out of the City Especially during summers, I am rarely found in city limits. In fact, being disconnected, or “off the grid,” if you wish, is among my favorite pastimes. But, as I stood in pure darkness during Saturday’s final hours, admiring the Milky Way jutting […]

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