Check out this video from Hubblesite.org. It shows a fly-in to the Hubble Deep Field image which depicts hundreds of galaxies. This video shows an excellent sense of scale, and how big things really are out there!
Over the course of the next year, the Sun is expected to meet it’s solar maximum for this solar cycle. Here is a great explanation of what that means from the ScienceCast folks at NASA. As the KAS becomes aware … Read the rest of this entry
You do not want to miss this extremely rare astronomical event. See Venus move across the side of the sun. Although, this happened in 2004, it will not happen again until 2117! If clear, we will have a multitude of telescopes with solar … Read the rest of this entry
This is a reminder that the 2012 KAS Officer elections will be held on Wednesday May 2nd during the regular business meeting. Nominations may be made right up until the elections at the May 2nd Meeting. From the KAS bylaws, “Members … Read the rest of this entry
The Kopernik Astronomical Society is announcing its first confirmed speaker for the 2012 KAS Astrofest that is running October 12th – 14th this year. We are proud to announce that Z. Nagin Cox will be speaking this year during our … Read the rest of this entry