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Results: 1 - 3 of 3
Results: 1 - 3 of 3
  • Composite image of the Geminids, copyright Antoni Cladera
    The Geminids
    30 Nov 2020
    Every year in mid-December, one of the most major annual meteor showers is displayed in the sky above. During the peak of the Geminids, over 100 meteors can be seen per hour (given ideal observing conditions). The ...
  • Blog: Interference in astronomy
    30 Oct 2020
    Living in a big city like Amsterdam, even if there is a night with perfect weather conditions, light pollution limits the display above. I have been lucky enough to travel to the middle of the desert in Arizona, ...
  • Blog: The red planet
    30 Sep 2020
    Our neighbouring planet Mars at one time in history could have been mistaken as a twin of the Earth, with high temperatures and oceans of water on the surface. Now, it is cold and dry with little evidence of water. ...