For eclipse enthusiasts, amateur astronomers and those with just a passing interest in the, look no further than your web browser or smartphone to learn how to make the most of this .
Three smartphone/tablet apps stand out: Eclipse Safari (free), Solar Eclipse by Redshift ($1.99), and Smithsonian Eclipse 2017 (free). All three are available for Android and iOS. … http://buff.ly/2uu6hJg
There’s an Earth-like Planet With an Atmosphere Just 39 Light-years Away – Slashdot http://buff.ly/2o9UYCH
Cassini captures close-up views of Saturn’s rings
“NASA has released high-resolution close-up images of Saturn’s outermost rings captured by Cassini as part of its penultimate mission. The spacecraft has been diving in and out of the rings every week since November, taking images that show features as small as 550 meters or around the same size the world’s tallest buildings. That might not sound small from our perspective, but don’t forget Cassini is taking photos of another planet. In the image above, the encircled parts show features called “propellers,” which are bright disturbances caused by……” https://t.co/TRMUmb9MVU via @engadget
— Mike (@mikezmac) January 31, 2017