A really quick round up of the week in space including a black hole swallowing a star, the Mars dust storm and Hayabusa’s journey to Ryugu.
A summary of the week in space in a minute. This week it was the return of Expedition 55 from the International Space Station, a meteorite puts on a display over Botswana and SOFIA arrives in New Zealand.
Vesta is at opposition in June and will be easy to spot with binoculars.
The week in space includes the launch of the Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket, the planned helicopter for Mars and the BepiColombo mission is getting closer to launch.
A short video of some highlights of the night sky in the Southern Hemisphere from 11 May 2018.
A short video highlighting some of the events in the last week in space, including this morning’s launch of Mars InSight.
This short video has a look at the current missions that are either on Mars or whizzing around it.
A wrap up of interesting space related news over the last week.
This short video will show you how to easily find the Sombrero Galaxy
This short video shows how to find the beautiful double star called 145 Canis Majoris, or sometimes known as the Winter Albireo.
This short video shows how to find the galaxy, Centaurus A, which is also known as NGC 5128. This galaxy is very bright and should be easy to spot.
This short video shows how to find the fantastic globular cluster, NGC 2808. This glob is one of the most massive surrounding our galaxy.
This short video will help you find the Blue Planetary Nebula, NGC 3918, which is near the Southern Cross.
This short video will help you find NGC 3242, also known as the Ghost of Jupiter Nebula.
This short video will help you find the Tarantula Nebula.
This video shows how to find the open cluster, M41, in Canis Major. Visible to both Northern and Southern Hemispheres.
We’ve been really enjoying observing 47 Tucanae lately, so here’s a short video to help you find this wonderful globular cluster.
The short video will show how o find the globular cluster NGC 4833
This is a short video on how to find Omega Centauri.
Here’s a video to show how to find Eta Carinae Nebula.
Charles Polk, General Manager of The Martian Trust is telling MilkyWayKiwi what is The Martian Trust