Posts Tagged ‘astronomy news’



Mickey Mouse Discovered on Mercury!

Mickey Mercury or Mercury Mouse? The space probe Messenger has traveled far closer to the sun without being destroyed than most satellites probably could.  Its purpose is to study one of the strangest planets in the solar system, the Sun’s closest neighbor Mercury.  Part planet and part comet, Mercury has been a fascinating study for […]

Prepare For The Spectacular ‘Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse This Sunday!

If you live in the Western part of North America, chances are that you have never ever witnessed an Annular Solar Eclipse – That’s when the moon blocks out most of the sun, transforming the outer edge into a spectacular ‘ring of fire’. The last time this was visible from the United States was in 1994 – The […]