Tag: observation

41 Can I see the ISS from the surface with the naked eye? 2014-03-18T20:19:26.613

27 Is this really an image of the sun, or an "artist's conception"? 2016-03-17T15:54:15.780

23 Which of the planets could we detect today from just the movements of the sun? 2015-09-01T19:34:50.800

21 Why does the International Space Station have a downward facing light? 2014-10-13T01:19:05.177

17 Were the Apollo lunar activities observed from Earth? 2015-06-10T12:05:10.970

16 Does the ISS have zenith-facing windows? 2015-06-26T16:16:16.170

15 How could we observe the Oort cloud, if it exists? 2013-07-16T21:06:28.487

15 What should I consider in choosing what launch to see live? 2013-08-30T00:53:54.287

15 Can the Sun set twice during the same day on Mercury? 2016-01-30T21:39:24.930

14 Can we see the Russian Progress 59 spacecraft burn up on reentry? 2015-05-06T10:31:05.183

14 How to tell a satellite is tumbling and out of control? 2016-02-10T04:34:21.793

13 How do we measure height on celestial bodies with no significant atmospheric pressure, no seas, or no surface to speak of? 2013-08-31T17:55:21.883

13 Can you make out the shape of the ISS with the unaided eye as it passes overhead? 2014-04-19T00:00:54.783

13 If an unknown ship entered Earth orbit, would it be detected? 2015-03-07T02:10:24.197

11 Musk's Roadster = Russell's Teapot? 2018-02-07T08:44:53.643

10 Will Juno be visible during its flyby? 2013-10-06T19:34:05.113

10 What is the planned date for the Falcon Heavy Demo launch from Vandenberg AFB? 2014-03-26T20:15:14.603

10 Why is Gaia so much dimmer than we thought? 2014-11-27T12:53:10.813

10 What is a "Double Iridium Flare" and how close can the two satellites be? 2016-02-15T08:43:07.693

9 Are any geosynchronous satellites visible with the naked eye? 2013-12-29T18:21:09.320

9 Will SMAP produce predictable satellite flares visible to the naked eye from the surface of the Earth? 2015-02-25T03:18:32.673

8 What are the known historic global and regional dust storms on Mars? 2015-09-01T13:20:03.367

7 Identity of source of Rocket Plume visible Eastern Australia, north of Scorpio, midnight 28 July 2016? 2016-07-28T17:21:19.947

6 Is it possible to observe satellites orbiting exoplanets? 2013-08-04T12:06:02.603

6 Full list of asteroids that have been optically imaged as of 2013 2013-10-04T03:02:59.003

6 Orbiting object with oscillating brightness 2015-06-05T23:01:20.117

6 Why does the ISS viewing times go through repetitive patterns of being always morning or always evening? 2015-10-16T16:21:18.680

6 Could a Kuiper Belt object fly by probe measure star distances by parallax better than Gaia? 2017-01-20T06:42:03.817

6 Atmospheric influences on earth to satellite visibility and vice versa (e.g. atmospheric seeing) 2017-02-10T11:03:40.620

6 Has the Humanity Star been spotted yet? 2018-02-16T14:33:27.433

5 How does New Horizons control its attitude? 2015-06-17T18:23:05.573

5 Speed of solar coronal mass ejection 2015-07-04T01:27:52.813

5 Has an astronaut ever seen pixies, ELVEs, sprites or blue jets (without a camera)? 2017-11-16T08:10:00.467

4 Earth angular size looking from the ISS 2015-05-16T09:37:24.003

4 What are the fast-moving, bright things I saw July 25, 2015 at night? 2015-07-27T08:50:14.040

4 Examples of short satellite durations? 2016-03-09T22:08:19.473

4 How was radio telescope observation data transferred before wide availability of high-speed Internet? 2017-06-08T18:25:37.940

3 Are we using software to analyze our telescope data? 2015-03-27T00:50:41.517

3 Does Earth get in Hubble's way? 2015-06-27T16:45:33.897

3 What kinds of objects could we potentially observe through gravitational waves? 2016-03-01T11:41:18.250

3 What viewing angles does the Hubble Space Telescope use during its orbit in LEO, avoiding the Sun and Earth? 2016-04-18T17:01:38.327

3 What does space look like from space? 2016-07-20T19:06:42.780

3 How does it look to be on the surface of Sedna? 2016-09-13T19:23:04.787

3 Why do all satellites seems to have the same color from earth? 2017-06-09T02:35:55.280

2 Moon's orbit and its phases 2015-12-06T22:58:53.280

2 Why does the Moon only show its near side while orbiting the Earth? 2015-12-15T18:09:50.093

2 Taking detailed photos of satellites using laser illumination 2016-07-24T08:26:01.560

2 Has anyone seen an actual spectrum of a satellite made by an amateur photographer? 2017-06-09T06:55:47.303

2 What's the rationale behind the false colours in solar observation photographs? 2017-10-20T17:40:28.900

1 Can I see the night side of the Moon? 2016-02-10T20:16:45.050

1 What are amateur radio satellites passes? 2016-07-25T21:55:05.057

1 Recommended source for familiarizing oneself with the applications of spectroscopy in planetary science 2018-03-04T13:45:39.470