Saturn

Look up! NASA is urging stargazers to enjoy 'evenings with giants' this month — as the massive planets Jupiter and Saturn will be visible in the night sky for the next few weeks. 'They form a triangle with bright star Fomalhaut,' the US space agency explained on its website

Jupiter and Saturn will be visible in the night sky throughout October

NASA is urging stargazers to enjoy ‘evenings with giants’ this month — as the massive planets Jupiter and Saturn will be visible in the night sky for the next few weeks.  Early in the evening, you’ll find them to the southeast, moving slowly westward with the stars over the course of the night. ‘They form a …

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Look up! NASA is urging stargazers to enjoy 'evenings with giants' this month — as the massive planets Jupiter and Saturn will be visible in the night sky for the next few weeks. 'They form a triangle with bright star Fomalhaut,' the US space agency explained on its website

Jupiter and Saturn will be visible in the night sky throughout October

NASA is urging stargazers to enjoy ‘evenings with giants’ this month — as the massive planets Jupiter and Saturn will be visible in the night sky for the next few weeks.  Early in the evening, you’ll find them to the southeast, moving slowly westward with the stars over the course of the night. ‘They form a …

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Arizona photographer evades monsoon rains to capture Saturn in beautiful clarity

Arizona photographer evades monsoon rains to capture Saturn in beautiful clarity

Astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy captured this image of Saturn using different cameras and layering on Aug. 14 from Los Angeles. (Image credit: Andrew McCarthy/ @cosmic_background on Instagram) An Arizona-based photographer drove to great lengths in search of the perfect weather needed to capture the planet Saturn on Sunday during opposition. The irony is that astrophotographer Andrew …

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Arizona photographer evades monsoon rains to capture Saturn in beautiful clarity

Arizona photographer evades monsoon rains to capture Saturn in beautiful clarity

Astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy captured this image of Saturn using different cameras and layering on Aug. 14 from Los Angeles. (Image credit: Andrew McCarthy/ @cosmic_background on Instagram) An Arizona-based photographer drove to great lengths in search of the perfect weather needed to capture the planet Saturn on Sunday during opposition. The irony is that astrophotographer Andrew …

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Don’t Miss: Sturgeon Supermoon + Perseids Meteor Shower, Mercury, Saturn, Jupiter & Vega

Don’t Miss: Sturgeon Supermoon + Perseids Meteor Shower, Mercury, Saturn, Jupiter & Vega

A supermoon rises behind the Washington Monument, Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Washington. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls The next full moon is a marginal supermoon and is called the Sturgeon Moon. It’s also known as the Green Corn Moon, the Raksha Bandhan Festival Moon, Nikini Poya, the end of the Esala Perahera Festival, and the Tu …

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Why does Saturn have rings and Jupiter doesn't? A computer model may have figured it out

Why does Saturn have rings and Jupiter doesn’t? A computer model may have figured it out

Jupiter, the fifth planet in our solar system and by far most massive, is a treasure trove of scientific discovery. Last year a pair of studies found that the planet’s iconic Great Red Spot is 40 times deeper than the Mariana Trench, the deepest location on Planet Earth. In April authors of a paper in the …

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