Tuesday , April 25 2017
Home / More / Sky

Sky

Greek microsatellites UPSat and DUTHSat to be launched into space – Watch Live

Two microsatellites, UPSat and DUTHSat, constructed in Greece will be launched into space on Tuesday, at 18:11 Athens time – along with 26 other similar microsatellites – from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral in Florida, USA. The microsatellites will be transferred onto a rocket-carrier «Atlas V», destined for …

Read More »

Astronaut Pesquet ISS congratulates Greece on National Day

Space calls Greece. French astronaut Thomas Pesquet from the International Space Station congratulated Greece on the National Day, March 25. With a tweet. Χρόνια Πολλά on your Independence Day, #Greece 🇬🇷 This is Athens, a city full of history and culture that can be seen from space pic.twitter.com/D1BjNZQctq — Thomas …

Read More »

TRAPPIST-1: NASA Press Release with some amazing videos

At about 40 light-years (235 trillion miles) from Earth, the system of planets is relatively close to us, in the constellation Aquarius. Because they are located outside of our solar system, these planets are scientifically known as exoplanets. This exoplanet system is called TRAPPIST-1, named for The Transiting Planets and …

Read More »

NASA discovery: Seven Earth-size planets orbiting a single star; could hold life

Are there alien neighbors out there? Is there life on another  ‘earth-similar planet’ in a newly discovered planet system? Is there an Earth among the seven earth-size planets orbit the single star?  Is there a ‘KeepTalkingTrappist1’ blog and website just 40 light years away from KeepTalkingGreece? In a press conference …

Read More »

March 20th: Total Solar Eclipse – Watch LIVE

The largest total solar eclipse occurs today, Friday, March 20th 2015. The total eclipse will be visible in the Northern Hemisphere and thus in an area of several hundreds kilometers in Northern Atlantic Ocean in the Faroe islands and Svalbard in the Arctic. March 20th eclipse is been considered as …

Read More »

Total Solar Eclipse, March 20/2015 – Partly visible in Greece :)

A superb astronomic phenomenon! A total solar eclipse will occur  on Friday, March 20th, on the same date a the March 2015 equinox. The moon will turn new  only 14 hours after reaching lunar perigee – moon’s closest point to Earth in its orbit – and its shadow will hide …

Read More »

Rare Blood Moon + Full Moon + Total Eclipse Oct 8/2014 = Oh dear!

An extraordinary astronomic event will occur and I hope, the sky will not fall on our heads.  A total lunar eclipse will occur on the full moon of October 8th 2014. As if it wasn’t enough, the moon will be 5.3% larger than the full moon of last April, because …

Read More »

Rare “Hybrid” Solar Eclipse, visible in Greece too, Nov 3/2013

A solar eclipse will today place today Sunday, November 3th, 2013. This eclipse, the last for 2013, is called a  a hybrid solar eclipse because it appears  fleetingly as an annular – or ring eclipse – at its start in the Atlantic Ocean and becomes a brief total eclipse later …

Read More »

Impressive Perseid meteor shower over Meteora

The impressive spectacle of Perseid meteor shower over Meteora on August 13th was immortalized by Babak Tafreshi. The Iranian photographer managed to “capture” with the lens the celestial rain fall over the massive rocks with monasteries in Central Greece. The photo was published in the NASA website. Enjoy!    

Read More »

Solar superstorm to hit Greece on May 28/2013?

I have been reading on Greek internet that a strong solar storm is expected to hit Greece today, May 28th 2013. A once in lifetime event occurring today. Why only Greece and not the rest of the world? I can’t really tell you. Neither can’t I tell you exactly, how …

Read More »

Don’t miss the Lyrids Meteor Shower – Pick Friday, April 22

 There is an amazing meteor shower this week that will reach its peak on Friday, April 22. The falling or shooting stars show is called the Lyrids. Best to watch is on Friday morning before the sunrise. Forecasters expect 10 to 20 meteors per hour visible from dark-sky sites. The …

Read More »

Greek Scientists disprove NASA on Alien discovery: Athens residents breathe Arsenic and they are still alive!

Do you remember the Hollies’ song “All I need is the air that I breathe… and to love you” ? Reading the shocking report about the composition of  the atmospheric air in Athens, I propose you stick to love and get an oxygen mask! Then the air that we breathe day-in …

Read More »

NASA Alien lives on Earth! And he doesn’t look at all like E.T.

NASA found an Alien living on …Earth!  The much awaited NASA press conference is over and the much excited news it out. NASA  astrobiologists proudly announced that researchers have discovered microbes that are able to live on arsenic as a replacement of phosphorus. Phosphorus is the element considered to be …

Read More »