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10:30

National

The remarkable geology of Accitania

Javier almellones travel

USA, or even the surface of the moon. One of these areas which has the greatest impact is the one known as the Gorafe Desert, in the centre of the Hoya de Guadix, a region which is also known as Accitania or Tierras de Acci. By following walking

10:32

LifeStyle

The brightest star

KEN CAMPBELL the night sky

...south-west after sunset and is now at magnitude -4.3. The full Moon shines at magnitude -12 and the Sun is magnitude -25. Whenever I ask people which is the brightest star in the night sky they invariably say 'the North Star'. The North Star is not the

11:41

Local

Three Malaga scientists hope their robot will fly to the moon

IGNACIO LILLO MALAGA

moon, have made it into the top 25 of approximately 3,400 entrants. The only Spanish finalists, the Malaga trio's creation is apparently simple but would be crucial for the implementation of a human settlement on the moon. The prototype will ... essentially be composed of four test tubes, each containing different mixtures of 'soil' from both the Earth and the Moon. From this, they hope to be able to observe what the optimum conditions are for seeds to germinate on the Earth's satellite. The young ... TeamIndus. This Google-funded Indian engineering company intends to land on the moon in January 2018 with the help of the country's space agency (ISRO). The three Malaga scientists hope to see their creation go to the Moon with them. SUR contacted Paul

11:31

LifeStyle

God of the sky

KEN CAMPBELL The Night Sky

Uranus is just about visible to the naked eye under perfect conditions but had always been thought of as just another star. It was not until 1781 that the English astronomer Sir William Herschel observed it through his telescope and recognised it as

13:51

LifeStyle

Finding Leo the lion

KEN CAMPBELL The Night SKY

...lion is depicted by a 'reversed question mark' of stars with the bright star Regulus at its base. To help you find it, the Moon will be very close to Regulus on 10 March. The rest of the body of the lion forms a rectangle of stars with the bright

12:13

LifeStyle

It's about time too!

KEN CAMPBELL The Night Sky

...longitude was fixed at Greenwich England in 1884. Greenwich was chosen because of the astronomical connections set down by the likes of Isaac Newton and Edmund Halley, that enabled sailors to use the moon to navigate and fix their longitude more accurately. ... that local time would run more slowly at very high speeds. To test this theory an atomic clock was placed on board the Apollo rockets that travelled to the moon. On its return, the clock was found to be running out of sync with atomic clocks on Earth.

15:21

Opinion

Emotional baggage

Peter Edgerton

Many moons ago, I worked at a major airport in the UK. The job was a mundane but necessary one - making sure that baggage trolleys were correctly distributed throughout the complex at all times. This meant that vast teams of trolley blokes would w

13:02

LifeStyle

Mercury, the smallest planet

KEN CAMPBELL The Night Sky

...it tonight then find the crescent moon and follow a line to where the Sun sets; you'll pass Mars along the line and Mercury will be at the end of the line. But you will have to be quick, Mercury races around the Sun taking only 88 days to complete one

14:42

LifeStyle

Giant Jupiter

ken campbell The Night sky

...the sky around midnight and will set in the west at sunrise. It will be the brightest object in the night sky after the Moon. Jupiter is the 5th planet out from the Sun and it is huge, you could fit over 1,300 Earths inside Jupiter. But unlike the

10:33

LifeStyle

Your star sign?

ken caMPBELL the night sky

...sky? Since the beginning of time humans have looked up at the moon, planets and stars and, with no better understanding or explanation as to what they could possibly be, they became wrapped in stories and myths. It was also presumed that they must ... have some supernatural influence on people’s lives. Probably one of the first things that ancient man noticed about the stars what that at different times of the year, as the Earth went around the Sun, different stars were visible. And the Sun, the moon ... to measure the movements of the moon or a certain planet for a particular date. Today the Astronomer Royal has replaced the Royal Astrologer and Martin Rees now fills that prestigious position in the UK. The original signs of the Zodiac and the