This website stands on the shoulders of these giants (listed alphabetically):
- Aladin Lite
- Online sky atlas used in the telescope simulator.
- Dark Sky
- For the weather forecast service
- Dr. Wolfgang Steinicke
- For the Revised NGC/IC catalogues
- FamFamFam flag icons
- Incredibly popular icons of country flags.
- Font Awesome
- Lightweight icons implemented as a web font.
- Beautiful weather forecast.
- Fred Espenak
- Calendar of astronomical events based on Fred Espenak's calendar.
- Automatic location detection based on IP addresses.
- Google Sky
- Based on the Google Maps engine, lets us browse the night sky.
- NGC/IC Project
- Thousands of images for NGC objects.
- Saguaro Astronomy Club
- They provided the initial deep sky objects database.
Feb 22 · Universe Today
A recent study by an international team of scientists has indicated that there may be no connection between SMBHs and star formation in a galaxy. The post Maybe There’s no Connection Between Supermassive Black Holes and Their Host Galaxies? appeared first on Universe Today.Feb 22 · Hubble - News feed
New Survey Is the Most Precise Measurement of the Universe's Expansion Rate The good news: Astronomers have made the most precise measurement to date of the rate at which the universe is expanding since the big bang. The possibly unsettling news: This may mean that there is something...Feb 22 · Universe Today
SpaceX Launches the First of Thousands of Space Internet Satellites, but Didn’t Quite Catch the Fairing
After multiple delays, SpaceX’s PAZ mission launched from from Space Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) at Vandenburg Air Force Base on the morning of Thursday, February 22nd. Shortly after it reached orbit, the rocket deployed its payload (the PAZ Earth Observing satellite) as well as and two...Feb 22 · Space.com
Would you pay $42 million for a clock that ticks once a year?Feb 22 · Space.com
The move could have implications for artificial intelligence development at Tesla.Feb 22 · Space.com
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with a pre-flown first stage successfully delivered to orbit today (Feb. 22) the first two prototypes for the company's huge satellite-internet constellation, along with a Spanish Earth-observing spacecraft.Feb 22 · Space.com
In this stunning view from the International Space Station, a Russian Progress cargo spacecraft orbits above the nighttime side of the Earth as sunlight illuminates the atmosphere around the horizon.Feb 22 · Space.com
The Dragon spacecraft first reached the International Space Station in 2012.
Astronomy Quote of the Day“No one regards what is before his feet; we all gaze at the stars.” Quintus Ennius
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