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Category: Space

Ice Age Killer

Impact crater found in Greenland | Is this the last Ice Age killer? Video and still: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Jefferson Beck Scientists have been wondering what caused the end of the last Ice Age. There are at least a couple of peered-reviewed theories that have shed light into the end of the last Ice…
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2017 Solar Eclipse USA

Total Solar Eclipse USA August 21, 2017   It is two weeks before the Total Solar Eclipse event of the year here in the United States. The totality will happen around noon on August 21, 2017. Where are you going to be? The following animations and charts detail the path of the eclipse and where…
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Mars With Clouds

Planet Mars with clouds Animation   Everyone seems obsessed with Mars and how to get us there these days. How would the Red Planet look if it had clouds? Well, recently the Hubble Space Telescope team released a photograph of Mars with clouds. The image showed Mars in a more Earthly fashion than we have…
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Moon + Venus In October Sky

The Moon and Venus in the October sky This week we see Venus in the western sky in apparent proximity to Luna on October the 3rd. Later in the week, on October 5th, the Moon will move to appear close to Saturn in the west. Here’s how it looked on October the 3rd. Photos: J.J.…
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Solar System Animations

Rediscovered Astronomy releases animations of the planets in our solar system. Well, we are meeting our goal of releasing the animations of the planets in our solar system three months ahead of schedule. The animations of the main 8 planets have been uploaded. We will upload animations of smaller bodies and dwarf planets later. The…
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Earth Around Animation

A travel around Earth as it would be seen from a space probe. Rediscovered Astronomy will publish Solar System animations and space general info this coming 2016 as part of our effort to renew our content for our audience. Earth Around Animation, 4x speed. Animation by J.J. Del Mar © 2015 Rediscovered Astronomy

Will a Mars Direct approach put man on Mars?

Mars Direct | Cheapest way to get to Mars NASA recently confirmed the presence of liquid flowing water on Mars. With this anticipated confirmation, the vision of humans landing on the red planet, Mars, is being revived. Space scientists have finally confirmed what they had long suspected for at least a 100 years. Will a…
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