All About Planetary Friendship

All About Planetary Friendship

For times immemorial, the concept of planetary friendship has been used in Vedic Astrology for making prediction for a person's life based upon his birth chart. What makes the concept unique is that it has no parallel in western astrology, but can be applied to the same with a great deal of efficacy. It's the…

Finding a star to call home

Finding a star to call home

By Donna Burton, University of Southern Queensland We live on a rocky little planet perfectly situated around a middle-aged G2 spectral type yellow star. In many ways, a very boring and ordinary star, but with an extraordinary difference: it has at least one habitable planet. And, in fact, one inhabited world with the right temperature…

Amateur Astronomers Discovered A 120-Mile-Tall Plume Coming Off Mars

Amateur Astronomers Discovered A 120-Mile-Tall Plume Coming Off Mars

Almost nothing like it has ever been observed on the red planet before Mars Plume, March 21, 2012 Grupo Ciencias Planetarias (GCP) - UPV/EHU On March 12, 2012, amateur skywatchers noticed something unusual coming off of Mars' southern hemisphere. It was an extremely bright plume, extending 120 miles or more into the Martian sky. Clouds,…

5 Year Time-lapse of the Sun by NASA

5 Year Time-lapse of the Sun by NASA

To celebrate the fifth anniversary of their Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO),NASA released this comprehensive time-lapse of the amazing sun. It took them 5 years to record this time-lapse which they squeezed into 3 minutes..   (via)

Hubble Spots a Cluster of Galaxies That Looks like a Massive Smiley Face

Hubble Spots a Cluster of Galaxies That Looks like a Massive Smiley Face

Hot on the heels of their new and improved Pillars of Creation image, NASA just published a new photo that appears to be the largest happy face in existence. The eyes alone are two different galaxies, SDSSCGB 8842.3 and SDSSCGB 8842.4, and the smile is an optical illusion caused by something called strong gravitational lensing,…

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