& June 2012
Skies" podcast available.
Hear about what's visible in the sky these months. (length: 4:30)
The Science@NASA team is pleased to
announce a new product: the ScienceCast. Every week, we
produce a short video highlighting a topic in NASA science news. A
complete list of ScienceCast episodes may be found on Science@NASA's
http://www.youtube.com/user/ScienceAtNASA . Enjoy!
"365 Days of Astronomy" podcast available.
The International Astronomical Union (yes, the same
guys that demoted Pluto a couple years ago) and
several other organizations are sponsoring a daily
podcast of astronomical interest.
This is a continuation of the "International Year of
Astronomy." The 'casts are designed for the general
public, not for scientists, so give one a listen. To
hear and/or read today's article, go to the
365 Days of
Astronomy Web site.
There's always something interesting happening in
astronomy. Check our "Other
Websites" link to discover videos and
information about the upcoming
Venus Transit on
June 5. (Next one is in over 100 years.)
There are also links to space craft mission pages, astronomy
magazines, Astronomy Picture of the Day, and more.
allows for a new way to stargaze at RVCC!
We are the first large planetarium in
New Jersey to install a digital projection system. Six
powerful, high definition projectors combine real images and
computer animations to create an immersive "you-are-there"
experience. With DigitalSky 2, audiences feel as though they are
zooming through the solar system, past the Milky Way, and to the
very edges of the universe. Featured in all of our shows.
Did you see that
satellite last night? What? You've
never seen a satellite pass overhead? There
are many satellites that pass by each night.
Type in your zip code and find the times you can see
Astronomy is known for its many "pretty pictures,"
and Astronomy Picture of the Day shows them
off well. They also include a paragraph
describing the image and links to follow to learn