Tags : Astronomy

Close-up of the Mars at its opposition

Astronomy enthusiasts got a chance on 13th October 2020, to have a detailed view of Mars on its opposition with Earth. (Photo Credit – Prabhu S Kutti) Mars comes closest to Earth, a distance of 62 million km, on 13 October, when it reaches opposition. What is Mars Opposition? A specific alignment in the solar […]...Read More

Life on Venus: Hope or Hoax

Life on Venus: Hope or HoaxIs ‘unnatural’ phosphine on Venus a potential sign of life? An international team of astronomers, on Monday, scoped out an unexpected E.T mine — a hazy cloud atop Venus containing traces of phosphine. Toxic and rancid, it may be, but the gas is also a bi-product of microbial life (and […]...Read More