Stargazing and Travel Treasure Blogs

Combining mystique elements of the universe with travel

Attention, Cosmic Adventurers! The 2024 Messier Marathon Awaits

Hey there, fellow space enthusiasts! Buckle up, because the cosmos is throwing the party of the millennium, and you’re invited! Get ready to mark your calendars for the 2024 Messier Marathon from March 8th.

Astronomical Events of March 2024 – Sky This Month at Astroport

Sky This Month – Astronomical Events of March 2024 at Astroport March is poised to deliver a celestial spectacle like no other. For avid stargazers and celestial enthusiasts, this month holds a promise of astronomical wonders that will leave you in awe. Join us as we unravel the cosmic tapestry, highlighting the celestial rendezvous, lunar […]

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Asteroid Alert! Spot Asteroid 3 Juno in the Sky

Massive Asteroid About 1/15th of the Moon: Spot in the Sky from March 1 to March 10, 2024 An illustration of Juno as it aligns with Earth and the sun (not to scale) (Image credit: Robert Lea/NASA/JPL-Caltech/Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.) Unveiling the Cosmic Marvel In the vast expanse of the night sky, a celestial wonder […]

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Moon-Antares Occultation February 5, 2024

Catch Red Supergiant Star Antares Behind the Moon Moon-Antares Occultation Introduction Brief overview of occultation and its significance Mention of the upcoming occultation of the Moon and Antares Understanding Occultation Definition and explanation of occultation Various celestial events falling under occultation Antares: The Bright Star Introduction to Antares Significance and characteristics of Antares Occultation of […]

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WHO HAS THE RIGHT OF WAY IN SPACE?

In January of 2020, two decommissioned satellites orbiting Earth made a really close pass. Traveling towards each other with a combined speed of 33,000 mph (53,000 k/hr) the two barely missed each other, coming as close as 210 feet (65 meters). To make sure an event like this doesn’t happen with any of NASA’s satellites […]

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NEW COMET NISHIMURA MAY BECOME NAKED-EYE BRIGHT

Newly discovered Comet Nishimura is quickly brightening in the morning sky and may be faintly visible with the naked eye next month. On August 24th observers in North America will be treated to an occultation of Antares. Newly discovered Comet Nishimura is quickly brightening in the morning sky and may be faintly visible with the […]

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