astronomycast revisits 1908 tunguska blast
The June 30, 1908 Tunguska blast remains an unexplained mystery. Universe Today reports Astronomycast responded to requests by devoting episode 243 to the Tunguska event. The speculations are varied as […]
dawn mission update: vesta no longer fuzzy blob
Dawn spacecraft spent past month mapping asteroid 4 Vesta in a 420 mile High Altitude Mapping Orbit (HAMO). An article at Space Daily, “Dawn Journal for October,” reveals successful phase […]
2005 yu55 update: fly by expected at 200,00 miles from earth on nov 8
Many telescopes, around the world, will be pointed at asteroid 2005 YU55, during its expected fly by November 8 at 6:28/5:28 ET/CT. It’s the closest passage at 200k by an […]
asteroid 4 vesta: factoids and vestoids
Asteroid 4 Vesta is the brightest object in the Asteroid belt, sometimes, viewable with the naked eye. German Astronomer Heinrich Olbers discovered Vesta, on March 29, 1807, the fourth “minor […]
Earthquake Watch: Planetary Alignment Aug 11
Physical forces exerted on our planet by gravitational waves of other heavenly bodies are very real! Planetary alignments may precipitate quakes. Newsbad.com sees a possible 7.2 earthquake on August 11th because of a Earth-Mercury-Sun-Venus alignment. It will be interesting to see if there’s bad news on that date?
Elenin Arrives Oct. 28, 2011: Hype or History?
A Camelot Roundtable video conference, Elenin (link to synopsis), offers new input into mystery comet headed towards Earth. Michael Salla, of exopolitics.org, provides nice summary of presenters in a recent Examiner article.