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February 15th 2013: close flyby of Asteroid 2012 DA14

Asteroid 2012 DA14 will have a very close flyby on February 15th 2013. Image credit: La Sagra/ESA 2012 DA14 is an asteroid that was discovered last year by astronomers at the Spanish Observatorio Astronómico de La Sagra, after it already had flown by. It was calculated that 2012 DA14 would return to earth and pass […]

What if Mars was our moon?

What if we had Mars at the place of our moon? And Earth? How would they look like? And what about our other planets? How would the Solar eclipse of November 13, 2012 have looked like with one of our other planets in the place of our moon? Watch Scale from Brad Goodspeed on Vimeo. […]

Home – a space exploration

This film shows the known universe as mapped through astronomical observations. Every satellite, moon, planet, star is represented to it’s scale and to it’s correct, measured location according to the best scientific research to-date If you want to “play” with our own solar system and galaxy to get a grip of the immense or miniature […]

Educational space

Via Google+ I got mentioned that this might be a very interesting “spacetool” about our solar system to play with. And it absolutely is! Click the image or follow this link to sunaeon.com to play with our Solar System. This week (as you can see in the above image); Saturn is exactly “behind” the Earth […]

A collection of space videos

.. as tonight was another night that we could see sunspots on the sun with “naked” eyes (digital camera with zoom, nothing more) .. and Jr. got interested. Timelapse videos from the Namibian desert at night. A beautiful milky way among other pearls in the sky. The view on earth, cities and streets with their […]