Planets

Giant sun eruption: Video of Monster Sun Prominence captured by NASA’s SDO

Filed in Astronomy, Planets, Satellite, Science by on November 18, 2012 0 Comments

On November 13, the Sun emitted an M6 classification solar flare, one of the weakest designations still able to cause some disturbances on Earth. Now, just a few days later, the Sun is at it again. NASA’s Solar Dynamic Observatory caught spectacular images and video of the giant sun eruption, the Sun bursting with two prominence eruptions […]

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Partial Lunar Eclipse on June 4, 2012

Filed in Astronomy, Featured, Planets, Science, World by on June 3, 2012 0 Comments

The partial lunar eclipse on June 4, 2012 will be partly visible from western United States and Canada while people in Hawaii, New Zealand, and central and eastern Australia will be able to follow the whole eclipse.  Partial Lunar Eclipse of 2012 Jun 04 Image Credit: eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov This eclipse will be completely visible over Australia, […]

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‘M1.7-class’ solar flare erupts from sun surface (Video)

Filed in Astronomy, Featured, Planets, Satellite, Science, World by on April 18, 2012 0 Comments

NASA released images and an amazing video of a powerful giant solar flare that unleashed an eruption of super-heated plasma from the surface of the sun before blasting into space. The flare was recorded by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) spacecraft, which is part of a 5-year mission focused on the sun. NASA described the […]

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Powerful Solar Flare: ‘M1.7-class’ Solar Flare Erupts from the Sun (Video)

Filed in Astronomy, Featured, Planets, Satellite, Science, World News by on April 17, 2012 0 Comments

The powerful solar flare occurred on April 16 at 1:45 p.m. EDT (1745 GMT) and recorded as a moderate M1.7-class on the scale of sun storms The strength of solar flares are measured by the astronomers based on a letter scale. The three categories are C, M and X, the X class sun storms mark the most powerful […]

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Supermassive swirling solar tornado 5 times bigger than the size of the earth (Video)

Scientists have recently discovered a massive supertornado which seems to be five times bigger than our own planet. The swirling gas was discovered last September 2011 by NASA’s Solar Dynamic Observatory satellite. Clocking in at 186,000 miles per hour, the speeds of this tornado absolutely dwarf those of a storm on Earth. Terrestrial storms don’t exactly […]

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Milky Way Photo captures billion stars

A new image of the Milky Way galaxy captured by a team of astronomers shows more than a billion stars of the galaxy at once. The photo combines images taken from two telescopes, one in the northern and the other in the southern hemisphere. The spectacular photo was released on March 28 and according to […]

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International Space Station Crew forced to take shelter

Filed in Featured, Planets, Satellite, World, World News by on March 25, 2012 0 Comments

Crew members of the International Space Station (ISS) have sheltered in two Russian Soyuz crafts as a “precaution measure” ahead of an expected passage of a piece of orbital debris, NASA said. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said on a statement that the junk is a leftover from a February 2009 collision of Russia’s defunct […]

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Ashton Kutcher space travel appointment unveiled

Ashton Kutcher will become the 500th ‘astronaut customer’ to travel into space on Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic. “I gave Ashton a quick call to congratulate and welcome him. He is as thrilled as we are at the prospect of being among the first to cross the final frontier (and back!) with us and to experience […]

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“Frozen Planet” Premiere: 7-Part Series

Filed in Amazing Stories, Animals and Nature, Featured, Planets by on March 19, 2012 1 Comment

Discovery channel uncovers first episode of the seven-part series “Frozen Planet” from the makers of “Planet Earth” on Sunday, March 18. “Frozen Planet” narrated by Alec Baldwin, is a documentary about life-and-death at the poles of the Earth. It explores the Arctic and Antarctic like never before, from beautiful ice castles underneath volcanoes to glaciers […]

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Dead Russian satellite to fall from space next week

Filed in Featured, Planets, Satellite, World News by on March 18, 2012 0 Comments

The Russian Space Agency will be guiding a dead Russian satellite from space staring March 20. A senior official from Russian’s state-owned satellite telecommunications operation said that the telecommunications space satellite dubbed as Express-AM4 which was launched into earth orbit in August, into a controlled atmospheric descent starting this week and any surviving pieces should […]

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Two extreme solar flare chases towards Earth (Video)

The largest solar flare in years is ripping towards Earth at 4 million mph and is expected to hit early Thursday morning, Associated Press posted.The powerful solar flare frightening to set free of charged particles that could disrupt utility grids, airline flights, satellite networks and Global Positioning System (GPS) services. Joe Kunches, scientist for the […]

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Solar Flare 2012: Solar storm headed for Earth (Video)

Several news sites reported that a solar storms was unleased yesterday after a massive solar flare erupted from the sun. It is considered as one of the most powerful solar storms in the last five years. Space weather scientists are closely monitoring the sun’s activity as the storm could could cause communication problems, affecting radio […]

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