Voyager 1 spacecraft's biggest moments are shown in this chart covering the last 36 years... Voyager 1 is almost 12 billion miles away now! and moving at 36,000 miles per hour!...Voyager 1 will be the first ever object we've sent outside our solar system.
The earth was witness to the shortest lunar eclipse of the century on April 4, 2015. The ‘blood moon’ or ‘red moon’, as it is popularly known as, lasted for about five minutes and was visible across different countries. Click through as we take a look at some of the breathtaking images.
This photo was taken on July 11, 2011. Neptune's happy anniversary! It's taken Neptune a whole year to make an orbit around the sun...but that's a Neptune year of 165 Earth years! Read more below, and I also wanted to share this great link from Goddard Space Flight Center: www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/science/neptune-circuit....
Blood moon. The reason why the Moon takes on a reddish color during totality is a process called Rayleigh scattering. This is the phenomenon responsible for the sky to be blue and the sun to appear yellow.