India's Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft is scheduled to launch in March-that nation's first attempt at a landing mission, with a stationary lander and a rover created to last two weeks (one lunar day) on the surface.
January 31st 2018 is definitely going to be a very special night for the moon as a rare combination of three celestial events, occurring only once every 150 years is about to take place.
It's true. Blue moons are really non-events, other than being an unusual fluke of the calendar.
Unless you are a regular moon-watcher, you may not notice anything different about this full moon. This year, however, will see two occurrences of two full moons in a month, with the second blue moon occurring on 31 March. It features twelve of his best astro-photos and a day-by-day listing of cool celestial events that you and your family can enjoy watching all year. Supermoons occur when the full moon coincides with the "perigee" of the lunar orbit. This is a common term for the second full moon in a month. There has already been one full moon this month - the supermoon that was visible in the evening of the 1st and early morning of the 2nd. The moon will appear bigger and brighter in the sky.
The coolest thing to look for on January 31 will be the total lunar eclipse, when the moon lines up with the Earth and sun so that the sun's light, which normally shines off the moon, is blocked by our planet.
Year of the Moon
A "blue" moon has nothing to do with color.
"The moon will lose its brightness and take on an eerie, fainter-than-normal glow from the scant sunlight that makes its way through Earth's atmosphere", according to NASA.
The spectacular New Year's day supermoon has proved itself to be merely a warm up for the main event which will happen later in the month.
The total eclipse will be visible in the Northern Hemisphere, with totality visible from the western parts of North America to Eastern Asia. Those on MST, CST, and EST will be able to see the same at 4:48 a.m., 5:48 a.m., and 6:48 a.m. respectively.
The total eclipse will begin at 8.51pm and end at 10.08pm, while the partial eclipse will end at 11.11pm.
Manchester United are reportedly considering including one of their stars in a swap deal for a Serie A midfielder. Rest for Manchester United is coming, but not until after tonight's third round FA Cup clash with Derby County .
The crash, to the west of the city of Luxor, happened due to bad weather conditions, the news agency said, according to Reuters. In 2013, 19 tourists were killed when a hot air balloon caught fire in Luxor.
El actor avaló el profesionalismo de Juan, con quien trabajó en dos ocasiones y dijo que seguramente Calu se sintió acosada. Con respecto a lo de Darthes, no volvió a emitir juicio alguno y dejó el tablero de juego tal como estaba .
Las condiciones ya están acordadas, e incluso, su reemplazo en el Flamengo de Brasil que también es colombiano. Mientras en suelo 'carioca' esperan el regreso de Rueda el 8 de enero, en Chile ya dan todo por acordada.
The ITV special is due to air tomorrow, however audiences have been treated to a quick snippet - and Ms Jenner does not hold back. Apparently not - it was the full book except for a few pages at the end where she talked about undergoing the surgery.
El niño que llevó a Movimiento Ciudadano de antro
Nada se tardó este año nuevo en regalarnos el primer fenómeno viral del 2018: el spot de Movimiento Ciudadano . El video cuenta, al momento de esta nota, con más de dos millones de reproducciones en YouTube .
Macy's closing 11 stores
Over ten locations are set to be closed this year, including the Macy's at Birchwood Mall in Fort Gratiot Township in MI . Macy's downtown Miami location, which it leases from New York-based Aetna Realty, was originally a Burdines store.
N-Out bringing hot cocoa back to their menus
Hot cocoa was made available systemwide at the beginning of the year, the Irvine, Calif. -based quick-service operator said. The chain, which is known for its simple burgers-and-fries menu, has been a cult favorite in California since 1948.
'PUBG' chief wants to release game on all platforms
Interestingly, Uemara believes that the success of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds had a meaningful impact on Lawbreakers' chances. Nexon spoke briefly on the game's performance and the entirety of the situation as related to its Q3 analysis.
Nokia 7 to be reportedly launched in India this month
The original Nokia 6 was definitely not the company's best and most powerful smartphone , but it was a solid mid-range handset. The Nokia 6 2018 also packs a 16MP f/2.0 (1 micron pixels) main camera and an 8MP f/2.0 selfie camera (1.12 micron pixels).