Get ready for the shooting stars

The most popular meteor shower, the Perseids, started couple days ago and it will be visible on our night sky for the next two weeks. This will be wonderful two weeks especially for those (like me 🙂 ) who are planing to go on a mountain. My choice will be this Borski Stol mountain that…

Dance of Saturn’s Auroras

As a sequel of my post Out of this world, I want to share with you this amazing video captured by the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft.

Out of this world

I would like to share something very special. Earth’s aurora does look like it’s out of this world. And that’s not just a figure of speech, because auroras do exist outside of this world, to  be precise, even in a neighborhood, on planets near Earth. For aurora to happen, planet have to have magnetic field…

Aurora Borealis – the power of the Sun in the night sky

Originally posted on Meet Iceland:
Flickering light that we call aurora or polar light is one of the most beautiful things I’m expecting to see on my trip to Iceland. Galileo Galilei gave name to Aurora Borealis in 1619. Aurora was the Roman goddess of dawn and Boreas was the Greek name for the north…