Comet C/2013 V5 (Oukaimeden) was discovered 12. November 2013. One month later, we adde this comet as very interesting object to list of comets for observing program for GLORIA. Reason was a orbit, which shows that this is probably dynamically new comet from Oort cloud, and its activitiy level which suggest chance for nucleusRead more
On the picture there can be seen part of the famous constellation Orion, which is observable in the winter sky (valid for Northern Hemisphere). It was summer in Argentina (southern hemisphere) at the time of imaging by the telescope FRAM.
On the picture above we can see a trio of bright stars, this is the Orion's Belt.
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[ Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:51:21 +0000 ]
On the night between 18th – 19th September 2014, the GLORIA telescope D50 of the Ondrejov Observatory (Czech Republic), performed follow-up observations of a candidate Near Earth Asteroid (NEA) called EUMO208. It was discovered last week by the EURONEAR project … Continue reading →
[ Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:23:03 +0000 ]
The expedition “AURORAS BOREALES 2014″ managed to capture on August 21st with its cameras a burst of aurora activity related to a solar CME phenomenon (Coronal Mass Ejection) occurred two days earlier (it takes time to reach the Earth). We … Continue reading →
[ Sun, 17 Aug 2014 12:35:14 +0000 ]
Like in 2012 and 2013, an expedition to observe the Aurora Borealis from the south of Greenland and Iceland will take place in the period 23-28 August. Named Shelios 2014, the expedition is promoted by the scientific-cultural association Shelios and … Continue reading →