1. The June Sky

    Here is what is in the June night sky. Neptune and Uranus are of particular note. A few meteors will also be visible. Saturn and Jupiter are also visible. http://www.astronomy.com/magazine/sky-this-month/2017/05/a-warm-weather-showcase. Enjoy the view.…Read More

  2. Jupiter’s Rings

    Here are NASA newest picture from inside of Jupiter's rings. The pictures where taken by the Juno spacecraft. http://www.astronomy.com/news/2017/05/jupiters-rings-from-inside. The picture is certainly stunning, with the dying star Betelgeuse, which is in the constellation Orion, in the background.…Read More

  3. Mini Moon and Io Eclipse

    On Friday June 9, we had a mini moon. A mini moon is where the full moon appears smaller than normal, and only happens once a year. Saturn can also be seen with the mini moon in the evening sky. Also, Jupiter's moon Io will be visible again, at 11:32 P.M. Eastern Time Zone, after eclipsing Jupiter. http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/this-weeks-sky-at-a-glance-june-9-17/…Read More

  4. New Nimble Robot Fingers

    Major advances are being made in robot "hands", so now they can have similar dexterity to humans. This is a major advancement in what robots can do. The new robot hand can pick up many common objects with ease. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170601192717.htm…Read More

  5. Extremely Hot Planet

    An extremely hot planet, which is larger than in size than our solar system's planet Jupiter, has been discovered in another solar system. It challenges the current definition of what constitutes a planet. The planet has a higher temperature than many stars. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170605110926.htm…Read More

  6. Yosemite’s Waterfalls

    Yosemite National Park has great waterfalls this year, because of all the snow during the winter. It was one of the largest snow packs on record. The waterfalls certainly are beautiful, when they are huge. http://www.accuweather.com/en/travel-articles/business/yosemites-waterfalls-are-back-and-stronger-than-theyve-been-in-years/70001803…Read More

  7. Jupiter’s Spot Changes Size

    Jupiter's famous spot has changed size over time. Even at its smaller size, the spot is still the diameter of one earth. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140515103658.htm…Read More

  8. Solar Eclipse Pictures

    Spectacular solar eclipse pictures from around the world. Parts of the USA will have a spectacular solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. We won't see it here in Lodi, Ca, but many others will have a great view. http://www.space.com/36978-most-amazing-solar-eclipse-photos-worldwide.html…Read More

  9. Juno’s Jupiter Mission

    NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter, has made some very interesting new discoveries about the gas giant. Studying Jupiter's atmosphere, was one of the main goals of the mission. Included in the this research, are new discoveries about Jupiter's auroras. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170525141538.htm…Read More