astronomy

Celestial objects and the phenomena that surrounds them. What lies above the earth forever out of reach. From moons, to stars, galaxies, and beyond.

Rupert Missick4 months ago
Telescope Filters
You’ve unpacked your brand-new telescope, lovingly assembled it, and waited like a child on Christmas Eve for the sun to set. Like many first-time sky gazers, you probably pointed the eye of your inst...
Celestial Astronomy - Articulation
The concept of articulation is not something most people are familiar with. The term articulation can have meanings in a variety of disciplines. In the context we are going to be discussing here it wi...
Celestial Astronomy - Lunar Accumulation
We previously went through the origin and initial evolutionary phases of celestial bodies in a star system. Most recently we had explained how a comet becomes a planet and how the clockstart orbit was...
Lady Sunday4 months ago
Pluto in Capricorn
Dante Alighieri, in his 14th Century play The Divine Comedy, immortalized Italian Astronomer Guido Bonatti, who served as advisor to Frederick II, The Holy Roman Emperor. In Dante's Inferno, the 8th c...
Celestial Astronomy - Clockstart
As we proceed through an understanding of Celestial Astronomy, we have discussed disks, planetesimals, protoplanets, and most recently binding. We discovered that Celestial Astronomy and legacy Astron...
Celestial Astronomy Planetesimals
Celestial Astronomy is a new way to look at how planets and moons are formed. Legacy astronomy theorizes that planets are formed in an accretion disk that forms after the development of a new star. Pl...
Celestial Astronomy Accretion Disk and Circumstellar Disks
The development of a new Star is an opportunity to begin the process of trying to understand how planets and moons might form and evolve. The accretion disk or circumstellar disk are locations legacy ...
Celestial Astronomy
Celestial Astronomy is a new branch of Astronomy which aims to solve the puzzle as to how the Planets and Moons originate in a Solar System. Most people think this has already been solved by legacy As...
Riley Reese5 months ago
Most Influential Astronomers of All Time
Astronomers, like all scientists, are on an endless quest for the truth. Their discoveries have helped propel human history and give us a shot at becoming a better society. Without the work of astrono...
Indigo Soul6 months ago
Merry Mayhem: How to Survive Mercury Retrograde This Holiday!
It's that time of year again. Did you miss it? Probably not. Mercury will be retrograde from December 3, 2017- December 22, 2017. Fun Fact: The planet Mercury is a small planet in our solar system tha...
daniel morris6 months ago
Stellar Cruise Part 5
When things finally come to a head, will the passengers and crew be ready... The Zala’s senior staff met every ship’s morning in the main conference room behind the bridge. The room was dominated by a...
Kelsey Lange6 months ago
Best Stargazing Apps to Download Right Now
There are so many different apps on the market that I'm sure you wouldn't even think of downloading. Stargazing aids might be one! Everyone gazes up at the sky from time to time. Why not make this exp...
Newly Discovered Earth-Sized Exoplanet May Be Best Candidate Yet For Alien Life
Astronomers just announced the discovery of yet another exoplanet, just one of thousands now, but this one is quite interesting and exciting for a variety of reasons. The planet, called Ross 128 b, is...
Getting Closer to Earth 2.0: Astronomers Discover 20 New Potentially Habitable Exoplanets
Exoplanets, planets orbiting stars other than the Sun, are being discovered by the thousands now, and there are estimated to be billions of them in our galaxy alone. So far, they have ranged from worl...
Astronomers Discover 'Monster Exoplanet' Which Shouldn't Exist — but Does
Exoplanets have been found in all different types and sizes, showing how much diversity there is among planets outside of our own Solar System. Now another one, a "monster exoplanet," is of interest t...
Egg-Shaped Dwarf Planet Haumea Has a Ring, Astronomers Discover
Rings are fairly common in the Solar System—Saturn's are the most famous, of course, but Jupiter, Uranus, and Neptune all have rings as well. They have also been discovered around two asteroid-like ob...
Under Metallic Skies: Titanium Oxide Discovered on Exoplanet For First Time
Space telescopes and ground-based telescopes have been discovering a wide variety of exoplanets in the last few decades - several thousand have been found so far and the estimated total number is in t...
'Pitch Black World': Astronomers Observe a Really Dark Exoplanet
Exoplanets, planets orbiting other stars, are now being discovered by the thousands, and in a wide variety of sizes, colours, and compositions. Now, new studies of one of these worlds show that it ref...