ASTRO NEWS

This is a new feature where I provide a link to an especially interesting article that I have read. The articles will change although not with any regularity – just when I see something new that I want to share.

CURRENT NEWS ARTICLE

“Will planetary low tide force regular sunspot sync-ups?” (EarthSky Voices in Space on July 7, 2019). This article discusses the possible effects of planetary alignments to the sunspot cycle (click on image for full article).

Will planetary low tide force regular sunspot sync-ups?

 

PAST NEWS ARTICLES

This article concerns our rapidly shifting magnetic north pole. The article was posted by EarthSky Voices on May 22, 2019.

Magnetic North Pole Shift_EarthSky

This article concerns the launch of the new SpaceX 60 Starlink satellites into orbit on Thursday, May 23, 2019.  Reported in EarthSky on May 25, 2019.  Includes photos and a very cool video of the “train.”

SpaceX Starlink Satellite Train_EarthSky