A solar prominence called Rosebud

To call a prominence Rosebud is far from a scientific description. Before joining Slooh, I never really paid much attention to the Sun except during eclipses and transits (obviously) During periods of hightened sunspot activity, I also gave sunspots more … Continue reading

One Jovian Day

Slooh set up missions to capture a whole Jovian day through the Canary Teide 4 Telescope during the night of 10-11 May 2018. Apart from the moons Io, Europa and Ganymede doing their dance, the Great Red Spot can also … Continue reading

Occultations

June 2014 My excitement about an occultation which was to occur on 10 June 2014 from 19:15 to 20:16 was met by frowns from a few people who most probably thought that I had plans to slay a black cat. … Continue reading