2018 Planet Parade: When Can I Watch the Astronomical Event?

It’s not often that the human eye can view the larger objects of our solar system unaided. Typically, in most parts of the world, you need a telescope to decipher what is or isn’t a planet. Starting on March 7, however, several planets will put on what has become known as a “planet parade.” Though … Continued

Asteroid 2016 HO3 Is Our Latest Quasi-Satellite

Astronomers have confirmed that asteroid 2016 HO3 is a quasi-satellite orbiting the sun and also circling the Earth in a unique configuration. The relatively nearby quasi-satellite may provide scientists opportunities for mining, observation, and further exploration in the future.

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