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.
If you could point a telescope anywhere in the sky, where would you look? The ‘Personal Space’ web application allows you to make a direct and personal connection to the universe by linking significant events in your own life with what was above you in the sky at that moment.
The GLORIA project aims to bring astronomy to
Online0 members, 4 guests
GLORIA Project feed
[ Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:22:31 +0000 ]
After more than a year without Total Solar Eclipses (the last was on November 3, 2013), the one occurring on March 20, 2015 will see the shadow of the Moon touching Earth’s surface only in two arctic lands: Faroe and … Continue reading →
[ Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:11:23 +0000 ]
The NASA’s Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) detected an unusual comet skimming past the sun between Feb 18-21, 2015. The Comet C/2015 D1 (SOHO) is interesting because it is not part of any known family of comets. Furthermore, the vast … Continue reading →
[ Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:44:15 +0000 ]
GLORIA has succeeded in building up the first large scale network of free access robotic telescopes. It will allow any user to take images and actively participate to the their scientific exploitation. The project, which was initiated in October 2011, … Continue reading →