Tenya’s Awakening

This was the Blog Battle Entry for July 2020 and the prompt was Wretched. Tenya's Awakening Tenya clamped her already closed eyes tightly shut, morning light is unbearable after a heavy night out on the town. She rolled over onto her side away from the window. Promptly falling out of bed flat onto her face. … Continue reading Tenya’s Awakening

My Comet Hunting Challenge

Unless you've had the attention of a hibernating hedgehog you will know that we have had a very icy near Earth visitor these last few weeks. Comet Neowise. Discovered in late March over the last few weeks the comet has been passing closer and closer to the Sun and to Earth. Becoming close enough and … Continue reading My Comet Hunting Challenge

The Space Station’s Solar Transit | NASA

This composite image, made from six frames, shows the International Space Station, with a crew of five on board, in silhouette as it transits the Sun at roughly five miles per second, Wednesday, June 24, 2020, from Fredericksburg, Va. On board are Expedition 63 NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy, Douglas Hurley, Robert Behnken, and Roscosmos cosmonauts … Continue reading The Space Station’s Solar Transit | NASA

Watch a 10-Year Time Lapse of Sun From NASA’s SDO | NASA

As of June 2020, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory – SDO – has now been watching the Sun non-stop for over a full decade. From its orbit in space around Earth, SDO has gathered 425 million high-resolution images of the Sun, amassing 20 million gigabytes of data over the past 10 years. This information has enabled … Continue reading Watch a 10-Year Time Lapse of Sun From NASA’s SDO | NASA