News - June 2015

Meet New Horizons

Meet New Horizons

June 29, 2015

Approved in 2001 and launched in 2006, New Horizons is a NASA space probe sent to study Pluto and the Kuiper Belt. Costing $650 million (USD) over 15 years, only 25 cents per person in the US...Read More

Catch a conjunction

Catch A Conjunction

June 24, 2015

In late June and early July, if the night skies are clear we will be treated to a view of Venus and Jupiter “dancing” in the sky towards conjunction, and the best thing is, it should be pretty...Read More

The Pluto Problem

The Pluto Problem

June 24, 2015

Pluto has certainly had its share of media attention in the past, and the spotlight is set to shine in its direction again as NASA’s New Horizon probe nears the dwarf planet. Discovered in...Read More