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PH witnesses lunar eclipse tonight | Tempo - The Nation's Fastest Growing Newspaper PH witnesses lunar eclipse tonight | Tempo - The Nation's Fastest Growing Newspaper
- June 08, 2020

As the day got here to an in depth yesterday Britons had been handled to the attractive sight of a "Full Strawberry Moon ", which coincided with a refined penumbral lunar eclipse . Did you catch a glimpse of the strawberry moon? Other sources quote Mead Moon as the Anglo-Saxon name because this was the time for mowing the meads, or meadows. (more...)
Cristobal weakens to a depression while tracking farther inland Cristobal weakens to a depression while tracking farther inland
- June 08, 2020

Before it made landfall in the US, it slammed through Mexico and Central America with flash floods and drenching rains, dropping 600 to 900 mm of rain between May 27 and June 5 in some locales. Cristobal evolved from Tropical Storm Amanda, which left at least 26 people dead across Central America and provoked flooding and landslides. Producers had evacuated 188 offshore facilities and shut in wells producing 635,000 barrels per day of oil and 878 million cubic feet per day of natural gas at ... (more...)
SpaceX successfully launches astronauts into orbit SpaceX successfully launches astronauts into orbit
- June 08, 2020

SpaceX, the company behind the launch had previously sent cargo rockets to the ISS, but this was the first time a manned mission was executed - to near perfection - by a private company. Plumes as Endeavour approaches the ISS. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine are going to store a press conference at 3: 15 p.m. EDT coming from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston to explain the effective docking of the SpaceX Crew Dragon space capsule. (more...)
NOAA Observatory Reports Peak Atmospheric CO2 Level NOAA Observatory Reports Peak Atmospheric CO2 Level
- June 08, 2020

Get our best delivered to your inbox . New information published by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography shows that the concentration of Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has arrived at a record monthly high of 417 parts per million (ppm). (more...)
First Starlink VisorSat takes flight aboard SpaceX Falcon 9 First Starlink VisorSat takes flight aboard SpaceX Falcon 9
- June 08, 2020

SpaceX has successfully launched and landed the same Falcon 9 booster five times for the first time ever while simultaneously debuting an upgraded drone ship formerly stationed on the West Coast. Astronomers have complained that SpaceX's satellite's become particularly bright during sunrise and sunset, thus ruining efforts to capture long-exposure photographs. (more...)
Your Super Pink Moon photos! Thanks for sharing
- June 08, 2020

The moon will make this close pass to Earth at 2:08 p.m. Supermoon, which will a little larger than the usual full moon , will be visible from India in the evening of April 8. The name has nothing to do with the colour of the moon itself, rather it comes from phlox subulata , a pink flower that blooms in spring in the east of North America. (more...)
Paytm celebrates World Environment Day, dedicates homepage to Earth's biodiversity Paytm celebrates World Environment Day, dedicates homepage to Earth's biodiversity
- June 08, 2020

Each year, World Environment Day is organized around a theme that focuses on a particularly pressing environmental concern. World Environment Day is the United Nation's principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment. (more...)
Stunning Hubble Images Detect a Comet Shattered in The Inner Solar System Stunning Hubble Images Detect a Comet Shattered in The Inner Solar System
- June 08, 2020

David Jewitt , leader of one of two teams who imaged the comet with Hubble. "I don't know if this is because the individual pieces turn on and off when they reflect sunlight, act like flickering lights on a Christmas tree, or because different shards appear on different days". (more...)
Three giant asteroids to zip past Earth in June, reveals NASA Three giant asteroids to zip past Earth in June, reveals NASA
- June 07, 2020

New York's Empire State Building is approximately 0.4432 kilometers in height. Asteroid 2002 NN4 will get "close" to Earth on Saturday, June 6th. In 2019 a football-field-sized asteroid flew past Earth at more than 30,000 miles per hour. There are three main types of asteroids: the C-type (chondrite) which are most common and most ancient and consist of clay and silicate rocks, and are dark in appearance; the S-types ("stony") which are made up of silicate materials and ... (more...)
Scientists find a likely Earth-like planet orbiting a Sun-like star Scientists find a likely Earth-like planet orbiting a Sun-like star
- June 07, 2020

Given the star's light intensity, it's thought that it, "is very much like the daylight seen on our home planet". "Our analysis suggests that Kepler-160 is orbited not by two but by a total of four planets", said René Heller, lead study author and Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research scientist, in a statement. (more...)
SpaceX's Crew Dragon Astronauts Enter International Space Station SpaceX's Crew Dragon Astronauts Enter International Space Station
- June 07, 2020

But in 2011, it wasn't yet clear which company would get there first, or which astronauts would be selected for that mission . United States billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX company built the Dragon module that lifted off from the Florida spaceport on Saturday, after days of delay. (more...)
China carriers allowed two flights a week — International Business China carriers allowed two flights a week — International Business
- June 07, 2020

The department said if China takes further steps for USA carriers it is "fully prepared to once again revisit the action". The Trump administration said Friday it will let Chinese airlines operate a limited number of flights to the USA, backing down from a threat to ban the flights. (more...)
Summer starts with a full Summer starts with a full "strawberry" moon
- June 06, 2020

On the intervening night of June 5 and June 6, the moon appeared fainter and darker, as stargazers witnessed a phenomenon called the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse . Usually, there are two eclipses in an eclipse season-one of the sun and one of the moon. The Blood moon is mostly when it appears in the shades of crimson, red in the sky. (more...)
Tuesday’s pink moon is the biggest and brightest of the year Tuesday’s pink moon is the biggest and brightest of the year
- June 06, 2020

When viewed from London, the lunar orb will return at about 8.23pm BST. The full moon was also a supermoon - the brightest supermoon of the year - making it an even more exciting celestial event. If you're looking for something cool to watch while staying at home amid the coronavirus, turn off the TV on Tuesday and look up at the sky. Stargazers across the UAE enjoyed the largest Supermoon of the year on Wednesday evening. (more...)
On World Environment Day, Ayushmann Khurrana bats for water conservation On World Environment Day, Ayushmann Khurrana bats for water conservation
- June 06, 2020

Bhumi Pednekar added: "We all came together to get associated with the toilet campaign and pledged to make the country clean. Change begins with understanding this and learning to co-exist with nature!" He captioned it, "This #WorldEnvironmentDay, my #OneWishForTheEarth is we curb using plastic and help protect planet Earth". (more...)
Falcon 9 rocket launches eighth batch of 60 Starlink satellites Falcon 9 rocket launches eighth batch of 60 Starlink satellites
- June 06, 2020

The landmark comes exactly ten years after the first Falcon 9 launch. He received his bachelor's of science degree in civil engineering from Columbia University in 1989. Musk had said that SpaceX would need at least 400 operational Starlink satellites to provide low coverage and at least 800 to start providing moderate coverage. (more...)
Lunar eclipse 2020 today: Time, how and where to watch Strawberry eclipse Lunar eclipse 2020 today: Time, how and where to watch Strawberry eclipse
- June 06, 2020

However, the Moon, which will reach its peak at 20:12 BST, will appear slightly dimmer than a normal full Moon due to the special type of eclipse . What is Strawberry Moon eclipse and why is it called that? The Old Farmer's Almanac reported. The next two lunar eclipses of 2020 will be on 4-5 July and 29-30 November, both of which will be a penumbral lunar eclipses . (more...)
Hubble telescope celebrates 30th year in space Hubble telescope celebrates 30th year in space
- June 06, 2020

Despite a rocky start that kicked off with a potentially mission ending complication, the telescope is still going strong, and continues to reveal the wonders of the universe in stunning detail. As one of the first space-based telescopes, Hubble fundamentally altered our view of the cosmos, giving us unprecedented views of planets , galaxies, nebulae , comets , supermassive black holes , and even colliding asteroids in a star system far, far away. (more...)
‘Strawberry moon’ to be witnessed on Friday: All you need to know ‘Strawberry moon’ to be witnessed on Friday: All you need to know
- June 05, 2020

June will also bring skywatchers a second eclipse , this time an eclipse of the sun. 20th June 2020 will also see the summer solstice, or the longest day of the year. Image via TimeAndDate.comWhy is it called Strawberry moon? . Well, this time it's the moon's turn to shine, both literally and figuratively. "Essentially, the moon will not be aligned with the centre of the Sun and the Earth in a straight line", says Dr Venkateshwar adding that this time, the southern part of the moon will ... (more...)
A Strawberry Moon Eclipse Is Happening This Weekend A Strawberry Moon Eclipse Is Happening This Weekend
- June 05, 2020

As per them, June marks the beginning of the short strawberry season in the North-Eastern United States, therefore, the full moon in the month of June is named the " Strawberry Moon ". You'll even be able to see it rising opposite the sunset. The terms are derived from traditional names given by Native Americans and early colonial settlers in the U.S. (more...)