Next Catalina

These days we have seen in the sky the first remarkable astronomical event in the newly released 2016 Catalina comet. This comet will be seen very faintly with the naked eye from Earth, but the only time we have the opportunity to admire him. And with binoculars simple spectacle worth it. Why be the only […]

We are in the PIT Tenerife

From December 18 until next January 5th you have an inescapable appointment with us, because we have strained, like other years, this year’s Children’s Park Tenerife, in the Fairgrounds Santa Cruz. In the portable planetarium you can make an amazing journey through an exoplanet (an outer planet the solar system) with a 360-degree view like […]

Is it true that the moon is moving away from Earth?

“Lorea: Is it true that the moon is moving away from Earth?” If right. Nice and easy answer questions. The gravitational pull of the Moon exerts on Earth has its effect more evident in the rise and fall of our oceans. This “tidal effect” makes the speed of rotation of the Earth decreases so very […]

Do all planets have moons? What are the most important and when discovered?

“@miguelelgodo: All the planets have moons? What are the most important and when discovered? #preguntalealaluna “ Galileo Galilei was the first person to direct his telescope to the stars in 1609. It was in January 1610 when he observed for several successive days, from the city of Padova (Italy) how four blips accompanied Jupiter in its […]