News tagged with stargazers

The most remote workplace on Earth

Located in one of the loneliest locations on Earth, the French-Italian Concordia station was captured on high-resolution camera by ESA's Proba-1 microsatellite last month, showing the snow-covered base and 25 square kilometers ...

dateDec 20, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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A stellar setting for stargazing

The summer sunset has painted a vivid watercolor of orange, coral and violet over the Pacific, just past the pier in Seal Beach. But Michael Beckage already has his telescope trained on the moon.

dateAug 16, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Lunar eclipse turns moon blood red

The longest lunar eclipse in more than a decade turned the moon blood red on Thursday, yielding a rare visual treat for stargazers across a large swathe of the planet from Australia to Europe.

dateJun 16, 2011 in Space Exploration
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