Tag Archives: ESA

Terminology, Definitions and Acronyms

Graphics from NASA website [[  Most recent Update: 29 October 2015, Inserted a missing graphic and corrected a couple of grammatical errors.  ]] As promised in my previous post, here is a list of  Terminology, Definitions, and Acronyms I have accumulated … Continue reading

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Interesting Geology on Mars

Mars, which has no oceans, has about the same land area as the Earth, and some very interesting geology. ESA has captured some excellent photos . . . http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Mars_Express/Martian_scars Enjoy!  

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EXCITING NEWS !!

  10 January 2012 . . . Well . . . it’s exciting to us amateur astronomer types. The latest news release from NASA and ESA reports that both Vega and Fomalhaut have satellite systems analogous to our own solar … Continue reading

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Saturn Storm

Photo credits: The images comprise thermal data collected by NASA/ESA/ASI’s Cassini spacecraft, ESO’s Very Large Telescope and NASA’s Infrared Telescope Facility. Credits: ESA–C. Carreau 26 October 2012 [ Most recent update: 27 Oct 2012 ] Strange and wondrous things are … Continue reading

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