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New Technique Measures Exoplanet Composition
2014-01-09 09:59:15

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scientists have successfully measured the masses of approximately 60 exoplanets discovered by the Kepler space telescope – research that will help them determine the composition of these planets and ultimately whether or not they are capable of supporting life. Their findings, which were presented Monday during the 223rd annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) in Washington, DC, covered planets located outside...

2013-04-14 23:02:28

Astro Clairvoyant Norah Guide with Premium Astrology has been providing astrological reports, transit period guides, and astrological forecasts to men and women across the globe for years. Insight gained from transit period information can provide clarity and direction in the lives of those seeking education and enlightenment through the use of astrological reports, and now through Norah Guide's newly launched blog series on Jupiter transits and Jupiter returns. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 14,...

Europe-Sized Storm On Venus Monitored By Astronomers Via ESA Spacecraft
2013-03-25 12:47:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Astronomers writing in the journal Nature Geoscience say they have been closely monitoring the movement of a huge whirlwind the size of Europe on Venus. Researchers from Universidad del Pais Vasco (UPV) used an instrument on board the European Space Agency's (ESA) Venus Express spacecraft to monitor the evolution of the south pole vortex. The team monitored the movement of the vortex on two separate main cloud levels in Venus'...

2013-03-18 23:00:24

Astro Clairvoyant Norah Guide with Premium Astrology has been providing astrological reports, transit period guides, and astrological forecasts to men and women across the globe for years. Insight gained from transit period information can provide clarity and direction in the lives of those seeking education and enlightenment through the use of astrological reports, and now through Norah Guide's newly launched blog series on Jupiter transits and Jupiter returns. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) March...

2013-02-19 23:00:24

Globally acclaimed Clair-Astrology Norah offers enhanced a feature for Norah Guide Customers - interpreting how the 2013 Jupiter Transit will affect each Zodiac. Jupiter went direct January 30, 2013. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 January 2013 started a host of new changes for many — new career, spiritual awareness, love, and good luck. Jupiter, the planet of Good Luck and Expansion turned direct January 30 at 6:37am. Jupiter has been retrograde since October 4, 2012, which...

Transit Of Venus Across The Sun Occurs Today
2012-12-21 07:49:58

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online So it´s December 21st and the world is still here. Does that mean the doomsayers were full of baloney? Or did they just misread the warnings? Perhaps the Mayans knew today´s date was special for some other reason than total annihilation. If so, then you may be happy to know they would have been right. Phil Nicholson, a Cornell University scientist said this week that Venus will be making a second transit across the face...

Astronomers Study Venus Atmosphere During Transit
2012-10-17 15:33:08

[WATCH VIDEO: Ultra-High Definition View of 2012 Venus Transit] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It won't happen again until 2117, but one team ensured everyone at the 44th meeting of the American Astronomical Society's Division for Planetary Sciences in Reno, Nevada that they got plenty of data as Venus transited the Sun earlier this year. Jay Pasachoff of the Williams College and Caltech, Glenn Schneider of University of Arizona, Thomas Widemann of Paris...

Transit Of Venus Videos Unveiled
2012-09-28 22:11:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online [ Watch the Video: New Transit of Venus 2012 Movie ] [ Watch the Video: Transit of Venus 2012 From Svalbard and Canberra ] New movies of the transit of Venus that took place earlier this year clearly show the parallax effect that makes the event so important to scientists. Astronomers compressed six hours of observations and 5,000 individual images taken by optical and solar telescopes into a 40 second video. The...

Transit Of Venus Lived Up To Its Hype
2012-06-06 12:32:33

[ Watch the Video ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com Yesterday afternoon, the Earth was able to experience a moment in our solar system that will not be seen again until 2117, the Transit of Venus. Peering through a solar filter on my DSLR camera and a 200mm zoom lens made for a pretty good looking glass. As 4:06 mountain time started to approach, you could see a little black dot start to make its way between the Earth and the Sun. I missed the 2004 transit, but was able to see...

ESA Missions Observe Transit Of Venus
2012-06-06 06:59:03

[ Watch the Video ] Astronomers around the world looked to the sky last night and this morning to observe Venus as it passed across the face of the Sun for the last time this century. ESA´s Sun-watching space missions also tuned in for the solar spectacular. ESA´s microsatellite Proba-2, situated in low-Earth orbit, tracked Venus as it moved across the solar disc over a period of nearly seven hours. Venus appears to wobble thanks to the slight up-down motion of Proba-2 and the...


Latest Astronomical transit Reference Libraries

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Positional Astronomy -- Positional astronomy is the study of the positions of celestial objects. This is the oldest branch of astronomy and dates back to antiquity. Observations of celestial objects are important for religious and astrological purposes, as well as for timekeeping. Ancient structures associated with positional astronomy include: -- Chichn Itz -- The Medicine Wheel -- The Pyramids -- Stonehenge -- The Temple of the Sun The unaided human eye can...

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