(John Vibes) This weekend, much of the world will be able to witness a rare cosmological event, the passing of the “Comet Swan.” The Comet Swan and its 11 million mile long tail will be visible in the night sky for the next few days and will be visible to the naked eye. It was first discovered back in April by Australian astronomer Michael Mattiazzo. The comet has already passed the earth, but it will continue to get brighter as it approaches the sun.
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(Fnord23) It’s a global phenomenon. The Orion constellation is a pattern of stars that is repeated in monuments throughout the ancient world, from Egypt to Mexico, this constellation has been the center of the skies for our ancestors, but why was Orion so important to the ancient civilizations?
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(Mayukh Saha) The year 2020 has a lot of celestial events lined up. Let’s see what major celestial events are going to rock this year.
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On January 16, the head of Harvard University’s astronomy department, Prof. Abraham Loeb, gave an interview where he defended his controversial paper that the interstellar object detected by a Hawaii based telescope on October 19, 2017, and named “Oumuamua”, was a spacecraft of some kind. While astronomers continue to debate the scant scientific data gleaned […]
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