Celestial events of September

SEPTEMBER asteroids.

Yulia 150-kilometer (89 Julia) will be in opposition on September 22 in 2 weeks after the passage of the perihelion — the point closest to the Sun in its orbit. Therefore, the conditions for observing this object will be quite favorable. Because of the relatively dark surface of his brilliance will not exceed 9 th magnitude.

From the cover of the main stars of the asteroid belt objects should be noted occultation Star 6th magnitude NІR 19718 in the constellation Taurus 30-kilometer asteroid Gudiashvili (2595 Gudiachvjli), which will take place on the night of September 17 16na.

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The aliens came down from Sirius

08.12.2003

 

The aliens came down from Sirius

08.12.03, the

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Wild African tribe has amazing astronomical knowledge

 

To the small (about 200,000 people) Dogon tribe, living in isolation on the plateau of Bandiagara in the state of Mali in West Africa, are interested not only anthropologists, but astronomers. Why? Mud houses, dancing on stilts, planted millet fields, burial caves —

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The Planetarium revives astrokruzhki

The Planetarium resumes reception pupils in astronomical circles. Among Moscow boys aged 11-12 will select 90 of the most capable and enthusiastic astronomy.

 Photo source:planetarium-moscow.ru

As the press service of the Moscow planetarium, classes in astrokruzhkah will be free. The main purpose — to awaken in children the desire to study astronomy and the desire for new discoveries.

Especially for visitors circles in the planetarium provides classrooms. Classes will be held in the Great Hall of the Star, using a three-dimensional image of the demonstration program «Uniview», in an astronomical observatory on the site, the equipment

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After a 17-year renovation opened the Moscow Planetarium

June 12, 2011

Big Star hall of the Moscow Planetarium

Moscow Planetarium officially opened on June 12 after 17 years of renovation.

After the reconstruction of the planetarium area increased from 3 to 17 thousand square meters. It is expected that the annual visit to the planetarium will be 1.5 million. Ticket prices range from 150 to 500 rubles. For the general public planetarium opened on June 13, it will be open every day from 10:00 to 21:00.

Apart from the Grand Salle, in which an optical projector starry sky, after the

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The Planetarium offers club for students (with photos)

The Planetarium dials the schoolboys the first year of the Astronomical Mug

Enrollment will be based on the results of interviews, which will begin in September. 90 of the most capable and enthusiastic astronomy boys 11-12 years old will have the opportunity to develop their skills, learn new things and meet interesting people.

Especially for circle members at the Planetarium provides classrooms. Classes will be held in the Great Hall of the Star, using a fiber optic starry sky projector "Universarium M9", and, of course, in the observatory and astronomical site equipment which serves as a training

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At the Irkutsk observatory dome planetarium set

In Irkutsk, on a building under construction of the planetarium, which is located in the historical quarter "Irkutsk settlement", raised and established four-meter dome.

 

  As reported by "Baikal Info", it is planned that in the coming months, the observatory will be equipped, there will put a telescope. In summer, you can look through the telescope only the sun, use a filter demonstration night light can be started in the autumn.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MAS: Do not buy the planet

15.04.2013

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has warned citizens that the certificates are not valid on the purchase of exoplanets and the buyers do not have any legal rights even in the names of distant worlds, not to mention the ownership of the resources of the planet.

Previously, the enterprising merchants of "anything" was a popular selling land on the moon, then demand began to use land on Mars. In recent years, space-based and ground-based telescopes have discovered more than 800 extrasolar planets and thousands of planet candidates that are for

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After a 17-year renovation opened the Moscow Planetarium

June 12, 2011

Big Star hall of the Moscow Planetarium

Moscow Planetarium officially opened on June 12 after 17 years of renovation.

After the reconstruction of the planetarium area increased from 3 to 17 thousand square meters. It is expected that the annual visit to the planetarium will be 1.5 million. Ticket prices range from 150 to 500 rubles. For the general public planetarium opened on June 13, it will be open every day from 10:00 to 21:00.

Apart from the Grand Salle, in which an optical projector starry sky, after the

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Opposition of Jupiter will be visible tonight

The largest planet in the solar system — Jupiter will be today at the closest distance from the Earth to 4 astronomical units (one astronomical unit is about 150 million km).

As the leading researcher of the Byurakan Observatory, co-chairman of the Armenian Astronomical Society Areg Mikaelyan, this is the most favorable time for observing Jupiter from Earth, as it allows to see more detail on the disk of the planet because of the larger angular diameter in the sky. Even with a small telescope or strong binoculars clearly four Galilean satellites of Jupiter.

Jupiter opposition occurs every year

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Hawaii: how planets are born

17.08.2004

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Fellow of the Institute of Astronomy, University of Hawaii Michael Lew first got pictures of circumstellar disk of gas and dust from the red dwarf, which are visible on the structure, which can be newly arisen planets.

Dr. Liu worked at Keck-2 telescope with a mirror diameter

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