Venus and Jupiter Conjunction on 30th June 2015: An Amazing Event

Venus Jupiter Conjunction
Venus Jupiter Conjunction. Source: Stellarium

The night sky has become beautiful these days. There are three planets visible to naked eyes in the night sky. These three planets are Saturn, Venus and Jupiter. Out of these Jupiter and Venus are coming close to each as if they are just going to merge. They will appear to meet each other on the night of 30th June 2015. I know now you must be Continue reading “Venus and Jupiter Conjunction on 30th June 2015: An Amazing Event”

Voyager 1: The Farthest Milestone of Human History

Voyager 1 Spacecraft
Voyager 1: Farthest Space Probe. (Source: NASA)

There are lot space flight and mission till today. Many space probes are wondering in the space in the search of different scientific discoveries but then one important question arises in mind “ Which is the farthest space probe till today?”

The answer lies in the very far lying machine which is travelling at a tremendous speed of human history away from us called Voyager 1. Continue reading “Voyager 1: The Farthest Milestone of Human History”

The Great Red Spot Puzzling Astronomers for more than 400 Years

The great red spot of Jupiter
The Great Red Spot of Jupiter captured by Voyager 1 in 1979.
(Credit: NASA )

The Great Red Spot (GRS) is an anticyclonic atmospheric storm which is present in the southern hemisphere of Jupiter. Since it is anticyclonic, it is a high-pressure storm opposite to the cyclones present on Earth. It is also called the eye of. The GRS is a very old storm and first observed and described by Giovanni Cassini in 1665. It is believed that it had just formed at that time. Continue reading “The Great Red Spot Puzzling Astronomers for more than 400 Years”