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by Eva Braun
Tue Apr 13, 2021 4:58 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Sunspots
Replies: 2
Views: 1062

Re: Sunspots

https://s3.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/img.hromadske.ua/posts/203433/reconstruction3lin-cc12jpg/medium.jpg The temperature of this spot is over 4148 degrees Celsius. And that's not much less than the Sun's average surface temperature of 5,726 degrees Celsius (6,000 Kelvin). The width of the spot rea...
by Eva Braun
Tue Apr 13, 2021 4:51 am
Forum: Visual Satellite Observing
Topic: China’s space station
Replies: 3
Views: 291

Re: China’s space station

The assembly of the Chinese orbital station, which is poetically called the "Heavenly Palace" in China, should begin with the launch of its Tianhe base module in March 2021. At the moment, it is the largest spacecraft developed by the PRC entirely on its own. Its length is 16.6 meters, the...
by Eva Braun
Mon Apr 12, 2021 5:05 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Another possible meteorite fall
Replies: 4
Views: 170

Re: Another possible meteorite fall

Colossal craters which were created by meteors became the first relief of our planet. It was in them that the most ancient seas splashed and life arose, without waiting for the end of the shelling.
by Eva Braun
Mon Apr 12, 2021 4:59 am
Forum: Visual Satellite Observing
Topic: ISS leaking from old age ..
Replies: 2
Views: 88

Re: ISS leaking from old age ..

Experts believe that the leak does not pose a danger to the ISS crew, but a representative of Roscosmos has already stated that if the problem is not resolved within a certain time, air will have to be sent to the station. It is time to get the station retired.
by Eva Braun
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:08 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Comet Hale bopp
Replies: 5
Views: 314

Re: Comet Hale bopp

The appearance of Comet Hale-Bopp also caused confusion among humans, which has not been seen for a long time. Rumors have been widely publicized that an alien ship is flying after the comet.
by Eva Braun
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:02 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Possible UK meteorite fall
Replies: 4
Views: 232

Re: Possible UK meteorite fall

Scientists managed to collect fragments weighing 300 grams. According to scientists, it is carbon chondrite.
by Eva Braun
Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:15 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Elon Musk promotion
Replies: 7
Views: 258

Re: Elon Musk promotion

Elon Musk is not particularly concerned with the fact that he became the richest man in the world. His main goal is not money, but the colonization of Mars. Earlier, he talked about the fact that all his businesses are working precisely to achieve this goal. Musk has already sold several houses. Now...
by Eva Braun
Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:10 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Asteroid Apophis Flyby
Replies: 10
Views: 497

Re: Asteroid Apophis Flyby

In 2029 Apophis will be visible to ground observers in the Eastern Hemisphere without the aid of a telescope or binoculars.
by Eva Braun
Wed Apr 07, 2021 5:54 am
Forum: Observing
Topic: ISS
Replies: 1
Views: 843

Re: ISS

There are lots of problems with its functionally. I meant the leak of air. For the first time, an insignificant air leak on the ISS was in September 2019, and a year later the astronauts discovered two cracks in the intermediate chamber of the Zvezda module and recently repaired them. The leak was h...
by Eva Braun
Wed Apr 07, 2021 5:50 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: NEOWISE over Portglenone, Co. Antrim
Replies: 1
Views: 814

Re: NEOWISE over Portglenone, Co. Antrim

Next time C / 2020 F3 (NEOWISE) will return to the Sun in 6800
by Eva Braun
Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:44 am
Forum: Astrophysics
Topic: Early supermassive black hole discovered
Replies: 1
Views: 1042

Re: Early supermassive black hole discovered

The object is located at a distance of 12.7 billion light years from Earth. The source of the jet, or jet, is a quasar, which is a rapidly growing supermassive black hole PSO J352.4034-15.3373 (PJ352-15), which is located in the center of a young galaxy. Its mass exceeds the mass of the Sun by a bil...
by Eva Braun
Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:41 am
Forum: Space exploration
Topic: China launches its Mars lander-probe
Replies: 1
Views: 1139

Re: China launches its Mars lander-probe

The first Chinese spacecraft to explore Mars was Inkho-1, launched in conjunction with the Russian spacecraft Phobos-Grunt in 2011 - a launch that failed. The launch of the Chinese mission on July 22, 2020 was one of three launches of spacecraft to Mars
by Eva Braun
Mon Apr 05, 2021 7:33 am
Forum: Astrophysics
Topic: Another Interstellar Visitor Is Headed Our Way
Replies: 2
Views: 1451

Re: Another Interstellar Visitor Is Headed Our Way

in some characteristics it is very similar to comets and asteroids of the solar system.
by Eva Braun
Mon Apr 05, 2021 7:10 am
Forum: Visual Satellite Observing
Topic: SpaceX to debut satellite-dimming sunshade
Replies: 2
Views: 1394

Re: SpaceX to debut satellite-dimming sunshade

Musk said the company is taking steps to reduce the brightness of its satellites. The satellites should become much less visible as the orbital altitude increases as the position of the solar panels changes, he said. In addition, the businessman added that starting from the ninth launch, all Starlin...
by Eva Braun
Fri Apr 02, 2021 5:44 am
Forum: Space exploration
Topic: The ESA comet chaser
Replies: 1
Views: 673

Re: The ESA comet chaser

After a successful awakening Rosetta will head for the Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet, which is its main target. It is expected that the device will approach it in August and enter orbit around the comet, and then, in November, a small research module "Philae" will be launched from the probe ...