Tag: Moon
9 months ago
nationalworld.com

September 2023: Top astronomical events to see this month - from the equinox to the new Moon

Mercury being visible in the night sky this month is just one of the astronomical events to look out for

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10 months ago
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Jaxa: what you need to know about the Japanese space agency - do they do human spaceflight?

Jaxa was formed on 1 October 2003

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10 months ago
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Jaxa: Japan launches historic 'Moon Sniper' and Slim probe on precision landing mission

The rocket launched early on 7 September 2023

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10 months ago
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Chandrayaan-3: both Moon rover and lander fall into 'sleep mode' after successful mission

Chandrayaan-3 launched on 14 July 2023

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10 months ago
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Aditya-L1: India successfully launches first Sun satellite a week after moon landing

The probe will take around four months to get to its spot

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10 months ago
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Luna-25: crash landing site discovered by Nasa's Moon orbiter

Russia says it will not give up its ambitions to land on the Moon

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10 months ago
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Chandrayaan-3: India's Moon rover finds sulphur and navigates craters on the lunar surface

The craft landed successfully on 23 August

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10 months ago
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Jaxa: Japan forced to suspend launch of its Moon lander due to strong winds

The postponement date is still yet to be revealed

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10 months ago
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Chandrayaan-3: meet the team behind India's historic Moon mission

The mission makes India the fourth nation to soft launch on the Moon

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10 months ago
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Chandrayaan -3: India's lunar rover, Pragyaan, now walks on the Moon

The rover and lander will be on the moon for one lunar day (28 days on Earth)

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10 months ago
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The mysterious side of the Moon reveals hidden structures, researchers say

The structures were found by China’s Chang’e-4 mission rover, called Yutu-2

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10 months ago
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Chandrayaan-3: Indian spacecraft successfully lands on the moon in a historic moment - watch the ...

India is hoping to make history by being the first nation to land near the Moon's south pole

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10 months ago
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Luna-25: lunar lander crashes into the Moon after spinning into an uncontrolled orbit

Luna-25 was launched on 11 August 2023

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10 months ago
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ISRO: what does India's space agency do and what are its future goals?

India became the seventh country to be capable of undertaking orbital launches

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10 months ago
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Luna-25: Russia's first lander in 50 years sends back pictures of space

The craft is expected to land on the Moon's surface on 21 August

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10 months ago
bristolworld.com

Sixties Bristol: Swinging 60s Bristol in 19 pictures

Here’s 19 incredible pictures taking you back to Sixties Bristol

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10 months ago
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The European Space Agency: what is the European space programme, what do they do and what project...

The ESA is comprised of 22 member states

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11 months ago
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Lunar 25: Russian space agency launches craft to moon - the first time in 50 years

Russian launches first lunar craft in 50 years

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11 months ago
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Perseids Meteor Shower 2023: when is peak in UK, where to look tonight - and best time in August ...

This year's potentially spectacular Perseid meteor shower won't be hampered by a full moon

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11 months ago
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Artemis II: astronauts get glimpse of their spacecraft as Nasa provides updates on the mission

The spacecraft is expected to launch in 2024

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11 months ago
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Chandrayaan-3: India's moon mission sends new photos of the lunar surface

If successful, the mission will make India the first country to perform a controlled "soft landing" near the lunar so...

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11 months ago
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Perseids Meteor Shower 2023: when is peak in UK, where to look, best time to see - will there be ...

This year's potentially spectacular Perseid meteor shower won't be hampered by a full moon

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11 months ago
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August 2023: what planets are visible in the night sky and how to spot them

August has a host of planets to see across the month

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11 months ago
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Euclid: European Space Agency's space telescope captures first image of galaxies and stars

The image captured a portion of the sky which is smaller than the moon

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11 months ago
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The Lunar Codex: a collection of poetry, art and film will be sent to the moon

The project was founded by physicist Samuel Peralta

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11 months ago
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Large asteroid flies close to Earth - and is only spotted by astronomers a few days later

The asteroid was around 60 meters in size

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11 months ago
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Boomerang meteorite left Earth, spent time in space and now has appeared back on land

The rock was found in the sahara desert, Morocco, in 2018

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11 months ago
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Chandrayaan 3: ISRO launch time and date - India rocket launch and moon mission from Sriharikota ...

The third mission in India's lunar exploration programme is anticipated to build on the accomplishments of its predec...

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about 1 year ago
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Summer Solstice 2023: what is it, Stonehenge meaning, Mars, Venus and Moon alignment explained - ...

There's plenty for stargazers and astronomers to get excited about this year

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about 1 year ago
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Flower Moon 2023: meaning of May full moon explained, date, how to see it, next full moon - weath...

Gaze upwards and you’ll see the spectacular Flower Moon - weather permitting, of course

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about 1 year ago
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SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink launch: how to watch rocket send satellites into orbit - how much did mi...

Watch live as SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket sends dozens of Starlink satellites into orbit today

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about 1 year ago
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UK solar eclipse: when was last total solar eclipse in the UK, when is the next one - hybrid ecli...

A rare 'hybrid' solar eclipse recently plunged part of Australia's northwest coast into darkness

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about 1 year ago
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Solar eclipse April 2023: rare hybrid solar eclipse appears in the sky over Australia and parts o...

The rare celestial event only happens about once ever 10 years - and viewers described it as "spectacular" and "mind-...

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about 1 year ago
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How many moons does Jupiter have? Which ones will JUICE mission visit after ESA launch

The JUICE project aims to send a satellite on an eight-year journey to Jupiter’s largest moons to see if they could s...

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about 1 year ago
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April Full Moon 2023: When is the next full moon, what does the Pink Moon’ mean and will it be vi...

April will welcome in a new full moon, known as the Pink Moon - here’s everything you need to know

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over 1 year ago
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Mars set to ‘disappear’ behind the moon in rare astrological event

Keen amateur astromomers will get the chance to witness a rare sight as Mars passes behind the moon on Thursday morning

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over 1 year ago
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NASA finally launches ambitious Artemis I moon mission after weeks of delay

The new moon programme has attracted partners like Elon Musk's SpaceX and the European Space Agency

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over 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

We Shine gets ready to light up Portsmouth with free fun across the city

WE SHINE returns for its second outing later this week, bigger and better than before, with events all across Portsmo...

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over 1 year ago
glasgowworld.com

Moon will turn red in lunar event - how to watch the lunar eclipse blood moon

Some parts of the world will see the Lunar eclipse Blood Moon - but will it be visible from the UK?

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