Astronomy

Everything you need to know about tonight’s peak of the Lyrid meteor shower.

The Lyrid meteor shower, one of the oldest known meteor showers with a history of observation spanning 2,700 years, was set to reach its peak overnight from Sunday to Monday,…

Spaceflight and Satellite

Starlink Satellites Set Off by SpaceX on its 40th Mission in 2024

SpaceX successfully executed its 40th mission for the year on April 18, deploying 23 of its Starlink internet satellites into space. The launch, conducted from the Cape Canaveral Space Force…

China Deploys New Satellite for Remote Sensing

China has accomplished another noteworthy achievement in its space technology sector, successfully launching a new remote-sensing satellite, Yaogan 42B, into orbit. The mission was carried out using the Long March…

Technology

University of Surrey Develops Technology to Detect Unlawful Fishing Activities from Space

The University of Surrey in the UK is pioneering a project to use satellites to monitor and combat illegal fishing. The university’s Surrey Space Centre is developing a system that…

Stargazing

Witness the Peak of Lyrid Meteor Shower and Pink Moon Display This Week: Check Out the Rest of 2024’s Astronomical Events Schedule Here!

In 2024, skywatchers should mark their calendars for two significant celestial events. The first, a total solar eclipse, will occur on April 8, while an annular solar eclipse is expected…

CCC Observatory to Offer Complimentary Star Watching Sessions

The Clackamas Community College (CCC) in Oregon City, Oregon, is offering free stargazing opportunities for the public at its observatory. These sessions are held as part of the college’s commitment…