ASTRONOMY: WOW Amazing pictures and real video of... →
This picture give me a warm fuzzy feeling up and down my leg. MRO’s HiRISE camera , like an eye in the sky, caught this shot of the parachute and MSL during landing at Mars. And that is from 340 kilometers of MRO’s altitude almost directly overhead Curiosity’s flight path. Let’s think about the level of predictability that NASA have achieved, because they send a spacecraft...
ASTRONOMY NEWS: Iran's space agency wants to... →
Iran’s Space Agency (ISA) has announced plans to launch a living rhesus monkey into space, the first step to send a human. But can they bring the animal back? A previous attempt to launch a ship with a monkey, proved to be a failure in October 2011. Now the task is on track, with a launch scheduled for mid August 2012, after the Islamic month of Ramadan ends.
LUPU VICTOR ASTRONOMY: In Posidonius crater on the... →
As an imaginative guy, I can not help wondering what would happen if the Moon were suddenly populated by people. I wonder, because now the world is not interested in Moon craters, the names, location, their size, but if suddenly they would start to travel to the Moon, people would begin to be curious about these things instantly. Why? To buy land, to do business (helium-3, or who knows what other...
LUPU VICTOR ASTRONOMY: Astronomy and... →
To teach or lecture in science and astronomy category, here are some books that can be purchased. If you want to learn how to do Astrophotography, these books will help you achieve higher performance, with professional CCD cameras or webcams, working with photos made with, or without a telescope, and guides for buying the best telescope for you.
ASTRONOMY: Perseids when the planets align. Venus... →
Moon, Venus and Jupiter align in the sky to the east this weekend, when will be the Perseids meteor shower on 12 and August 13, when Earth passes through the heart of debris with rates of more than 100 meteors per hour. It is a good time for amateur astronomers to photograph or film the two events the same night.
SPACE SCIENCE: About this site Lupu Victor... →
These pages provide information on learning about astronomical objects and a view objects using the naked eye or different optics Discuss types of telescopes and audio-video accessories, and how to buy them. Lupu Victor Astronomy blog was designed for low budget amateurs and beginners, with articles, photo galleries and videos, realistic views of what you can see with telescopes with different...
Best selling Astronomy telescopes and accessories →
These are the best cheap astronomical new telescopes that I found on the internet and you can order. Here you will find a wide assortment of telescopes of famous brands at the best prices, but also tools and accessories for astronomy. Recommendations for choosing an astronomical telescope, I made taking into account criterias such as diameter lens, aperture, quality optics, solid mount, eyepiece...
ASTRONOMY: Who owns the Moon? Who has the... →
As I said in another article, the Moon is not an important goal for humanity in terms of its colonization. Manned missions with people or not, showed a hostile environment, without atmosphere, gray, with very low and very high temperatures, not just recommended as place to live. But I think it’s time we ask ourselves seriously at this times when the technology has advanced: Whose owns the...
SPACE AND ASTRONOMY: WOW Amazing picture Curiosity... →
The Descent of MSL (Curiosity) Captured by HiRISE This picture give me a warm fuzzy feeling up and down my leg. MRO’s HiRISE camera , like an eye in the sky, caught this shot of the parachute and MSL during landing at Mars. And that is from 340 kilometers of MRO’s altitude almost directly overhead Curiosity’s flight path.
ASTRONOMY NEWS: Soon we will learn much more about... →
ASTRONOMY Curiosity rover, will enter the Martian atmosphere on August 6,2012, with 13,200 MPH and will reach the planet safe, after surviving the “seven minutes of terror” in which it will go through many maneuvers to slow the speed. Immediately after the rover will reach the planet, will begin to photograph the surroundings and images will be received after three days on Earth.