1. Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

    Here are some new beautiful pictures of Jupiter's great red spot. These where taken by the NASA Juno spacecraft. It is a gigantic phenomenon at 1.3 Earth diameters. http://www.astronomy.com/news/2017/07/juno-great-red-spot.…Read More

  2. Hale-Bopp Comet Photos

    Here are some nice photos of the Hale-Bopp comet. They where taken around the world. It is a very nice comet. http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/stargazers-corner/comet-hale-bopps-ancient-spectacle/. Enjoy the view.…Read More

  3. The July Sky for This Week

    There are some great stars and constellations, out in the night sky this week. These include the star Regulus and the constellation of Cassiopeia. The moon and Venus is nice this week as well. http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/this-weeks-sky-at-a-glance-july-14-22/…Read More

  4. Happy Dog Days of Summer

    The old phase of the dog days of summer is a stellar reference to the star Sirius. The Greeks and Romans saw Sirius as the dog star. It marks the hottest time of year, in the northern hemisphere. The Egyptians referred to it as the Nile star, which indicated that the Nile river was about to flood. These floods, renewed the fertility of the land. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/dog-days…Read More

  5. Manhattanhenge Again

    In New York City the sun aligns with certain streets four times a year. Tomorrow is the last day for this year. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/what-is-new-yorks-famous-manhattanhenge/70002177. It is a glorious sight.…Read More

  6. The Sky with a Full Moon

    Here is a great article on observing the night sky, that has a full moon in it. It is our nearest neighbor and because of this, makes the night sky very bright. http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/11-easy-sights-for-full-moon-nights/. Enjoy the view.…Read More

  7. Another Close Planet

    Another planet may have been discovered in the closest solar system (Proxima Centauri b) to our own. This was done using math and physics. If it is there, it is a large rocky planet. http://www.astronomy.com/news/2017/07/nearest-planet-sister-world.…Read More

  8. Eclipse Viewing Locations

    Here are some good locations for the upcoming solar eclipse. Eclipses represent a practical application of math and physics. Math is practically everywhere in nature. Both of these subjects are taught, here at Athena Preparatory. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/10-unique-locations-to-view-the-total-solar-eclipse-on-aug-21-2017/70002108. Enjoy.…Read More

  9. Space Garbage

    Here is an interesting article on garbage. There is getting to be more and more trash around the Earth. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/500-000-pieces-of-space-junk-whirl-around-earth-how-this-fast-moving-debris-poses-risks-to-spacecraft-crew/70002107.…Read More

  10. New Planet?

    There may be another Earth or Mars sized planet beyond Pluto. But this claim has happen before with the planet X, which was not there. We will have to wait and see, if this is true. But it is fun to think about. http://www.astronomy.com/news/2017/06/another-potential-planet-nine.…Read More