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Get a change of view of Mercury's north pole

It's always good to get a little change of perspective, and with this image we achieve just that: it's a view of Mercury's north pole projected as it might be seen from above a slightly more southerly latitude. Thanks to ...

dateJan 06, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Tracking the night sky for January 2015

Jupiter will dominate the night during January from the time it rises until dawn, soaring high across the sky in the constellation Leo the Lion about 10 degrees northwest of Leo's brightest star, Regulus.

dateJan 05, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Image: Icy rocks around Saturn

( —Earth is the only planet in our Solar System to have a single solitary moon. While others, such as Mercury and Venus, have none, the gas giants have accumulated crowds of orbiting bodies—Saturn, for example, ...

dateNov 03, 2014 in Space Exploration
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