What do you think this picture might be? Could it be a microscope’s view of a hair? Could it be the pages of a really big book? They’re not bad guesses but they’re not correct. This image focuses on a region in Saturn’s B ring, which is seen in twice as much detail as […]Read More B-Ring It On!
The solar system is full of amazing sights; from aurora on Earth, to giant solar flares, to the great red spot there are countless objects to fascinate us. every now and then comes along something you just don’t expect. Often these are from objects you just wouldn’t imagine to be interesting (which just proves the […]Read More Oh My!
238 years ago today on the 13th. March 1781, amateur astronomer William Herschel discovered a new planet: Uranus. He was surveying the night sky when he spotted what he thought was a comet. He soon realised that it was moving too slowly for a comet. That could mean only be one thing: a planet. It […]Read More Uranus; discovered today in 1781!