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by John Done
02 Oct 2020 04:52
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Science and Astronomy News
Replies: 781
Views: 143715

Science and Astronomy News

The space industry in the world is developing at a great speed. Now we are able to observe the sky from every part of the world and even book a ticket for space flight. Some companies even announced the approximate price of that ticket. In the UK space industry begins to develop. It represents a new...
by John Done
02 Oct 2020 04:39
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: The Gaia Mission
Replies: 33
Views: 12269

The Gaia Mission

The Milky Way is not a nice neighbour. It’s constantly taking stars from other star clusters and smaller galaxies. Gaia has shown us this in great detail, and has found streams of stars torn form other galaxies, stretching through space. Some of these streams stretch for thousands of light years. G...
by John Done
22 Sep 2020 03:06
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Astrophotography
Replies: 484
Views: 88776

Astrophotography

Today we can use the abundance of high-resolution cameras and telescopes to observe space. What a great picture one can have using drones. But, can you imagine that in the future we can use satellites to picture space? And  what are satellites used for now and for what could they be used in the futu...
by John Done
01 Sep 2020 06:58
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Upcoming Astronomy & Science Events - and YOU
Replies: 10
Views: 2730

Upcoming Astronomy & Science Events - and YOU

Just letting you know about upcoming events - on Sep 20, 2020, you can observe approximate maxima for Mira. 
by John Done
01 Sep 2020 06:53
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: SpaceX
Replies: 58
Views: 35237

SpaceX

Elon Mask has identified the biggest challenge in colonizing Mars - building a base for permanent residence of people. He said it is even more difficult than getting to Mars. But, before this statement, he said that it is impossible to colonize Mars in the nearest future, however, there is already a...
by John Done
01 Sep 2020 05:16
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Space; How did you get interested in it?
Replies: 14
Views: 3814

Space; How did you get interested in it?

My story is quite simple - I saw a movie called Alien and decided that it might be cool to be a colonizer of unknown planets(but without that part when alien got on the ship and everything went to hell) :roll:
by John Done
01 Sep 2020 04:55
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Science and Astronomy News
Replies: 781
Views: 143715

Science and Astronomy News

The last news says that on the 1st of September (today!) a multi-storey building size asteroid will fly near the Earth. The approach will be at 7 pm ( GMT+3 ). An asteroid will approach the planet at a distance of about 120 thousand kilometers. Just for comparison, the distance from the Moon to the ...
by John Done
01 Sep 2020 04:40
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Science and Astronomy Questions
Replies: 1713
Views: 301080

Science and Astronomy Questions

Has anyone heard about the latest news about a black hole fire in the heart of Phoenix Galaxy Cluster? Does every galaxy have black hole jets in it? In how many years our galaxy will be swallowed up by a black hole or will it be destroyed by a collision with another planet? 
by John Done
31 Aug 2020 06:09
Forum: Space Journeys
Topic: I made my first Space Engine live stream. What do you all think.
Replies: 5
Views: 2670

I made my first Space Engine live stream. What do you all think.

Thank you for sharing a video! I've been looking for a game like this for a long time and thank to you I decided on Space Engine. 
by John Done
31 Aug 2020 06:01
Forum: Space Journeys
Topic: Planet info
Replies: 12
Views: 3080

Planet info

What you guys are doing here is great! I hang out here for a couple of hours reading the info. Some ideas let my imagination run wild and I made some on my own.  :D 
by John Done
31 Aug 2020 05:53
Forum: Space Journeys
Topic: What are your favorite ships or set of ships to explore with?
Replies: 10
Views: 4409

What are your favorite ships or set of ships to explore with?

My favourite one is Star Destroyer from Star Wars, but sometimes I pick up my own ships created in the Ship Editors.