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Author: 0 ‘Pink Supermoon’ to be visible on April 8

May I suggest some moon viewing of April's "pink supermoon" this evening from your backyard or neighborhood? NASA wants to encourage everyone to take a peek at Tuesday's (April 7) "supermoon". Happy moon viewing and enjoy some other pictures from local photographers last night. "Whether your hunkered down in your home in central England, or you're hunkered down in your home in suburban Washington DC, or in south-east Asia, you'll be able to see ultimately the same moon".

Sci-tech Penumbral Lunar Eclipse today
Author: 0 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse today

But do you know why? There are two more lunar eclipses slated to happen this year, on 5th July and 30th November, 2020. Lunar eclipse 2020 is of the third kind - meaning, it is a penumbral lunar eclipse. If the Sun were a pinpoint light source infinitely far away, this shadow would have basically sharp distinct edges; instead, the outer penumbra is a region where only a portion of the Sun is obscured as seen from the Moon.

Author: 0 SpaceX successfully launches two NASA astronauts into orbit for historic flight

The launch sequence was executed perfectly, with the Crew Dragon launching atop the Falcon 9 and heading into orbit. The first crewed orbital launch from the United States in almost nine years took place May 30, placing a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft with two NASA astronauts on board into orbit, bound for the International Space Station .

Sci-tech NASA's Astronaut Launched A Dummy Rocket Before Historic Space Launch
Author: 0 NASA's Astronaut Launched A Dummy Rocket Before Historic Space Launch

Air Force forecasters on Wednesday morning citing a 50% chance that thick clouds over eastern Florida could force a postponement. The next launch attempt will be on Saturday. It is assumed that it was to be launched at 4.33 pm fixed time in the International Space Station. SpaceX and NASA had to postpone their highly anticipated spaceflight as rain continuously poured around the launchpad.

Sci-tech The First Tropical Storm Of The Season Could Hit Florida This Weekend
Author: 0 The First Tropical Storm Of The Season Could Hit Florida This Weekend

While 97 per cent of tropical systems develop between June 1st and Nov 30th, sometimes you can have early pre-season storms that develop based on weather conditions. Top forecasters from Colorado State University said last month that 16 named tropical storms are expected to form, eight of which could become hurricanes.

Sci-tech It's A Flower Supermoon Tonight And Tomorrow
Author: 0 It's A Flower Supermoon Tonight And Tomorrow

In a typical year, there can be three or four supermoons and they are times of celebration for various religions. The moon will not be in the sky at that time in our area of the world so you will be able to view its maximum potential both Wednesday and Thursday night.

Author: 0 China`s new large carrier rocket makes maiden flight

China's new large carrier rocket Long March-5B blasts off from Wenchang Space Launch Center in south China's Hainan Province, May 5, 2020. Before the launch, joint drills of the Long March-5B rocket and the prototype core capsule of the space station had been conducted at the Wenchang Space Launch Center .

Sci-tech Giant 'murder' hornets spotted in the USA for the first time
Author: 0 Giant 'murder' hornets spotted in the USA for the first time

Murray emphasized that they believe they will be able to eradicate the invasive hornets before they get a foothold in the United States. Canada also reported sightings in British Columbia last fall. Not only is the WSDA actively trying to eradicate the known populations of the hornets, but the odds of being stung by one are teensy tiny. "They attack honey bee hives, killing adult bees and devouring bee larvae and pupae, while aggressively defending the occupied colony", he added.

Sci-tech Lyrid meteor shower peak tonight and Starlink pass
Author: 0 Lyrid meteor shower peak tonight and Starlink pass

While attractive to many, the Lyrids are actually pieces of space debris left over from the periodic Comet C/1861 G1 Thatcher , according to NASA . The unbelievable sight happens every year and will be particularly visible this year between 21 and 22 April. "Dark places are best since most of the meteors will be hard to see in bright city lights", Berger said.

Sci-tech Scientists discover ‘missing link’ in black hole evolution after detecting stellar HOMICIDE
Author: 0 Scientists discover ‘missing link’ in black hole evolution after detecting stellar HOMICIDE

IMBHs are a little hard to identify as they are smaller in size and are less active than the supermassive black holes , as well as have a weaker gravitational pull, which means that they can't be easily spotted gozzling up other stars. Deep, high-resolution imaging supplies strong proof that the X-rays originated not from an isolated source in our galaxy, but instead in a remote, dense galaxy on the borders of one more galaxy- just the sort of location astronomers anticipated to find an IMBH.

Sci-tech Rocket launch scheduled for Thursday at 2:57 pm from Cape Canaveral
Author: 0 Rocket launch scheduled for Thursday at 2:57 pm from Cape Canaveral

John Dukes, senior materiel leader, SMC Production Corps' Geosynchronous Orbit Division. Gen. Doug Schiess, commander of the 45th Space Wing and range director at nearby Patrick Air Force Base. If you're working a mission, make sure that you're keeping yourself at home and being prepared for mission operations. U.S. Space Force: "Even in the face of a pandemic, we need to continue essential tasks." This is what they answered to all people that criticize the agency for still pushing forward ...

Sci-tech Coronavirus in Norfolk: Council postpones garden waste collection to prioritise other services
Author: 0 Coronavirus in Norfolk: Council postpones garden waste collection to prioritise other services

The council said extra waste could be taken to household waste recycling centres but the Advertiser has asked RMBC to clarify this position following the new restrictions on movement announced last night by the government. He also warned that over the coming weeks waste collection teams may need to operate a reduced service, as some workers become ill or have to self-isolate.

Sci-tech Look out for the Super Worm Moon
Author: 0 Look out for the Super Worm Moon

EDT on Monday, March 9 , but it will appear full both Sunday and Monday nights when you go outside and look towards the sky. When the Moon rises, the Sun will still be low on the west-southwest horizon before setting at about 5.55pm GMT.

Sci-tech Lift off: Solar Orbiter on its way to the Sun
Author: 0 Lift off: Solar Orbiter on its way to the Sun

Though the spacecraft will spend a few years easing into its unique elliptical orbit around the Sun, once there, it will be well positioned to also study the Sun's poles up close for the first time. Over the course of its mission , researchers plan to have the Solar Orbiter make 22 close approaches to the Sun. "At the end of our Solar Orbiter mission , we will know more than ever about the hidden power that is responsible for the changing behavior of the sun and its impact on our home ...

Sci-tech Red haze descends over parts of South Australia
Author: 0 Red haze descends over parts of South Australia

The grounds of Parliament House were blanketed with the huge hailstones, while Old Parliament House closed to visitors soon after the storm struck. Golf ball-sized hail is shown at Australia's Parliament House in Canberra on January 20, 2020.

Sci-tech Boeing sends 'Rosie' dummy to space in key crewless mission
Author: 0 Boeing sends 'Rosie' dummy to space in key crewless mission

Starliner will be staying at the global space station for a week before its starts undocking and beginning its return to Earth on December 28. The Starliner - Boeings answer to SpaceX's Crew Dragon Capsule - was supposed to reach the International Space Station and deliver, amongst other things, Christmas treats and presents for the six space station residents, but a rendezvous may now be out of the question.

Sci-tech Tom Brady isn't good enough for the Pro Bowl anymore
Author: 0 Tom Brady isn't good enough for the Pro Bowl anymore

New England will welcome in the Buffalo Bills to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough in a rare Saturday evening contest while looking to secure the AFC East title against a divisional opponent. "I have to give it to Gilmore", Harrison said. "I mean, my play speaks for itself", Gilmore said, via the Boston Globe . The now three-time Pro Bowl selection was a guest on 98.5 The Sports Hub's "Zolak & Bertrand" show, and the guys asked him his thoughts about who deserves to win the award.

Sci-tech Launch of CHEOPS was Successfull by ESA
Author: 0 Launch of CHEOPS was Successfull by ESA

Cheops "will focus on planets in the super-Earth to Neptune size range, with its data enabling the bulk density of the planets to be derived - a first-step characterisation towards understanding these alien worlds", according to the Esa website.

Sci-tech ‘Only NASA responded’: Chennai techie who spotted Vikram debris
Author: 0 ‘Only NASA responded’: Chennai techie who spotted Vikram debris

Subramanian got interested in finding the lander after a picture of the impact site was released by NASA . The Indian Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft was put into lunar orbit on 20 August. "Our own orbiter had located Vikram Lander, we had already declared that on our website, you can go back and see", Sivan was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.

Author: 0 Local nursery encouraging customers to buy their Christmas tree early

Mexico is the top worldwide importer of OR trees. The Third Annual Christmas Festival of Trees will be held in Fellowship Hall at Windham Hill United Church of Christ, 140 Windham Center Road Dec. And it's not as rainy this year, that's a good thing, that helps", Kalie said. "It's the most acute we've ever seen, we've had the most trouble ever getting Christmas trees for folks and those who wait are going to be disappointed, I think", explains Perry Grobe, co-owner of Grobe's Nursery.

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