On July 11, 2010, a total solar eclipse could be observed in the southern Pacific Ocean. During the eclipse, the AO-51 amateur radio satellite was entering daylight, coming in over South America. When AO-51 enters daylight the solar arrays start charging the batteries. This can be observed in the telemetry as a sudden increase of … Read more
Celestia 1.6.0 is now available for download. Last night I decided to test drive it by executing the demo script and recording it on my Mac.
Do you even wonder how the sky might look like from the surface of the Moon? I certainly did so recently and here is what I learned… We had some discussions on the Team FREDNET public forum about using the stars and the planets for guidance and navigation on lunar surface. Of course, it raised … Read more