With solar activity heating up, the Northern Lights have recently become spectacular to see from places beneath the "auroral oval" centered on the north magnetic pole. During this unique viewing window, Slooh astronomer Bob Berman and key telescope partner Matt Francis traveled to central Alaska to capture the majesty of this incredible event...
If you are curious about the night sky, join the world's largest fellowship of citizen astronomers, active since 2003 in command of Slooh's observatories to image 40,000+ objects in the night sky and collaborate in research, discovery, promulgation and inspiration.
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Hast thou seen the white asteroid, the length of 10 whaling vessels, not spied in some 14 years, whose orbit has now been lost, goes by the name Moby Dick? Find it for us, for all of humanity, and it'll be a dram of rum for you and your brethren, and a suitable frame of your accomplishment on this page for a year.
A bitter storm hit the Canary Islands on Monday, February 17. The storm covered Mt. Teide, the site of Slooh's flagship observatories, in snow and ice leaving the domes frozen closed for several days.