Gas giant Jupiter has 79 known moons in orbit. An additional 12 have been added to the previous tally. One of the new moons, Valetudo, a kilometer, in size has an orbit that will eventually bring it into collision with retrograde outer moons. No time soon though - but any space crash will be visible from Earth.
It is a diamond in the sky! This Sunday coming, one of the longest running television shows in the world celebrates 60 yeas of probing the universe beyond our humble globe. For six decades The Sky at Night has encouraged viewers to turn their gaze upwards and take notice of the stars above.
It’s going to rain like never before in Australia come March. Thick cloud, fog, maybe snow. Fate has been tempted - Stargazing Live is going on tour!
Stargazing Live is returning to UK television screens next Tuesday for another four episodes of sink-or-swim exploration of the night sky. And if cloud cover puts the mockers on actual stargazing, hosts Brian Cox and Dara O’Briain will also be linking up with astronaut Tim Peake for a chat about life onboard the…