Category: space

Stunning Simulation Video Of Asteroid Belt

The following asteroid belt visualization shows just how surrounded we are on planet Earth — in the middle of an asteroid shooting gallery… Most asteroids come from a region in space between the planets Mars and Jupiter called the asteroid belt – a place loaded with irregular shaped objects ranging …

HUGE Coronal Hole On The Sun

Source: Atmospheric Imaging Assembly, aia.lmsal.com There is suddenly a HUGE hole in the Sun’s atmosphere as shown in the image displayed above from the ‘Atmospheric Imaging Assembly’ (AIA) for the ‘Solar Dynamics Observatory’ (SDO). A larger image can be seen below of this apparently unusual event (given it’s size).