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Space gives us presents!

Great Christmas gift for fans of astronomy this winter. Comet Catalina (C /2020 US 10) flies to the Ground. Most of 2015, she traveled across the sky of the southern hemisphere of the Earth. November 20 just a few seconds it appeared on the sky of the Northern hemisphere. Watch it at the end of November, it was incredibly difficult. The comet only appeared in the wee hours very close to the horizon. All who are engaged in astronomical observations, you know how difficult it is to see such an object in the starry sky. However, every day the conditions of observation of comets improve. Every night of the comet increases the height of the lift above the horizon by 1 degree, which is two visible diameter of the moon. New year’s eve the comet will appear just after midnight and is visible until dawn. And from mid-January, after the “old New year”, the comet will be visible all the dark.

October 3, 2015, the comet was in the constellation of Centaurus. Photo: Martin Mobberley

For the last time this is the most brilliant and unpredictable comet that visited our Solar system. Comet Catalina came to us from the Oort cloud. Scientists believe that the Oort cloud is formed from comets and the remnants of “construction debris” thrown from Solnechnoye when it was created. Continue reading

Musabayev called Aimbetova flight into space is significant for Kazakhstan event

The Chairman of the Aerospace Committee of the Ministry on investments and development of Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazkosmos) Talgat Musabayev called Aydin Aimbetova flight into space is significant for the Kazakhstan event, the correspondent TengrinewsTV .

“Today is a significant day for our country! Today is the third representative of our people went into space. We saw this a great start. Wonderful office (the speed booster. – Approx. author) in 526 seconds, as it should be for the full-time mode. Today is also a momentous day for the cosmodrome “Baikonur” – has occurred 500-th start with the “Gagarin pad”, from which I started three times, if you remember. I’m proud of this event, proud that the first was prepared by his representative for this flight. I wish the crew a wonderful journey, success and regular work on Board the space station “Mir” and ship” – said Musabayev.

He also thanked the Federal space Agency Roscosmos “for the excellent preparation in the shortest period of time Kazakh cosmonaut Aydin Aimbetova”. Continue reading

Solar system

We fly up to the Sun

General idea: we arrived in the Solar system and the astronomical data reported by us correspond to the structure of this system, which is clear from the parameters of the Landing.

But what is this system?

Indeed, the Solar system looks specially designed: minor planets, suitable for life, under the guise of giants, attracting asteroids and comets.

If so, then the planet must be artificial.

We know nothing about them, except the Land on which the simulacra are.

Can a Land be so that we can see with our own eyes?

Alas, in theory it is impossible.

The earth rotates and each body acts on the centrifugal force. The total vector of this force and of gravity is directed to the equator:

On solid surfaces the friction force is quite compensates for this small vector. But in the ocean nothing can keep water from draining to the equator. Continue reading

What the comet was approaching the Earth
Events A small comet Hartley 2 will be visible from Earth with the naked eye, on 20 October, when she will fly past the planet just 11 million kilometers. Over…

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Frequently asked questions about the Solar system How many planets in our solar system? Our solar system consists of nine planets and one star – the Sun. We list the…

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