Get ready to watch the transit of Mercury across the sun. Rediscover what MESSENGER found.
Find out more about observing and photographing the May 9, 2016 Mercury transit.
In the depths of the dark, frigid outer solar system, sub surface oceans have been confirmed within many of the moons of...
Find out more about observing and photographing the May 22, 2016 Mars Opposition.
|Dr. Nancy L. Chabot||APL||Mercury|
|Dr. Rosemary M. Killen||GSFC||Mercury|
|Dr. Sabrina Savage||MSFC||Mercury Transit|
|Dr. Aaron Clevenson||Lone Star College||Mercury Transit, Mars Observing Campaign|
|Lou Mayo||GSFC/ADNET||Mercury Transit, Mars Observing Campaign|
|Dr. Gina DiBraccio||GSFC||Mars at Opposition|
|Dr. Christopher P. McKay||AMES||Mars at Opposition|
|Dr. Glyn A. Collinson||GSFC||Mars at Opposition|
The most powerful solar flare in the last 500 years occurred on September 2, 1859 and was sighted by two astronomers who happened to be looking at the sun at exactly the right time!