ASTRONOMY & SPACE         

WHAT'S COMING UP IN 2016? - CLICK ON THIS LINK TO FIND OUT:

http://www.seasky.org/astronomy/astronomy-calendar-2016.html

 RECENT EVENTS DATE MORE INFORMATION
NASA's Juno probe went into orbit around Jupiter July 2016 https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/juno/main/index.html

Image result for tim peake imageTim Peake UK astronaut blasts off for International Space Station

December 2015 http://www.bbc.co.uk/timelines/z2gxp39
Lunar 'Supermoon' Eclipse 
September 2015  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-34375868
New Horizons Probe passes Pluto
New Horizons Flight. Image credit: NASA.
July 2015 http://www.spacecentre.co.uk/space-now/497-new-horizons
UK Solar Eclipse Mar 2015

http://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/uk/london?iso=20150320

Aurora Borealis-the Northern Lights from UK Mar 2015 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-31936513


OBJECT PURPOSE MORE INFORMATION
SPACE PROBES
about 20 are operational as of September 2014
Solar System Exploration TRY THIS LINK FOR DETAILS:   Space probe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE
High Resolution Images www.spacetelescope.org

OTHER USEFUL LINKS:  www.nssc.co.uk/  : The National Space Centre

www.rog.nmm.ac.uk/  : The Royal Greenwich Observatory

www.jpl.nasa.gov : NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

www.eurospacecenter.be : European Space Centre

 

To see some amazing photographs go to www.spacetelescope.org