December’s night skies will set great tone for 2017
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | November 29, 2016 5:42 am
You are a few moments from experiencing beautiful skies for yourself by simply heading outdoors because December marks two major sky events!
NASA may go back to the moon during Donald Trump’s presidency
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | November 22, 2016 4:39 pm
NASA may be changing its direction in the heavens and could attempt to go back to the moon during Donald Trump’s administration!
Scientists exploring possible link between supermoon, earthquakes
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | November 16, 2016 5:05 am
During the recent supermoon, many in the scientific community were reviewing events to explore a possible connection between lunar perigee and earthquakes.
Did you know there are more than 15,000 objects floating near Earth in space?
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | November 10, 2016 6:29 am
With the recent discovery of a tiny asteroid, astronomers are now showing at least 15,197 objects that are simply known as Near-Earth Asteroids, or NEAs.
November will have some great stargazing, including a supermoon
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | November 1, 2016 2:17 pm
November will provide some impressive stargazing opportunities in Arizona, from several meteor showers to a huge supermoon.
Now is your chance to spot a nova in the Arizona skies
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | October 25, 2016 11:00 am
A star located in the Sagittarius constellation has turned into a nova and you can see it from Arizona. Here’s how to get a look at it.
Good heavens! Annual Orionid meteor shower to peak later this week
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | October 18, 2016 2:04 pm
The annual Orionid meteor shower will reach its peak later this week and into early next week. Here’s the best way to catch a glimpse.
Air Force’s X-37 spacecraft hits 500 days in orbit around Earth
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | October 11, 2016 3:16 pm
Many of us know that the U.S. Space Shuttle program, but did you know that the U.S. Air Force is operating a mini shuttle-type spacecraft known as the X-37?
Look up there! Oct. 4 marked the 59th anniversary of the Space Age
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | October 5, 2016 2:13 pm
Oct. 4 marked the 59th anniversary of the dawn of the Space Age! On that date in 1957, the Russians launched the first satellite into orbit.
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | December 6, 2016 3:30 pmNASA planning to move Cassini spacecraft toward outer rings of Saturn