November 2023 brings celestial spectacles: meteor showers, planetary oppositions, and captivating conjunctions. Don't miss these cosmic events!
Asteroids, fascinating celestial objects, are primarily found in the Main Asteroid Belt between Mars and Jupiter, as well as near-Earth and Trojan orbits.
This month, the night sky beckons with a captivating celestial lineup. Look forward to the intriguing dance of planets in conjunctions, the mesmerizing streaks of meteors during showers, and Venus radiating at its brightest. Don't miss the chance to witness Comet Hartley 2's close encounter or the majesty of the 47 Tuc globular cluster. The September sky promises a celestial spectacle for all to enjoy!
Hello fellow stargazers! This month the big event will be a penumbral lunar eclipse, but there are also two meteor showers, two comets at perihelion, many conjunctions, and one near-Earth object making a close approach to Earth.
NASA's WISE mission discovered asteroid 2010 TK7, an Earth Trojan, in a stable orbit around a Lagrangian point, possibly a future space destination.
Dark asteroids near Earth, hard to spot but potential threats. WISE infrared telescope helps detect them. What's the risk of asteroid impact?