September 2015 – Astronomy of the Renaissance

Heavens Above! Heavens Above! is the astronomy section of the Sci@StAnd website, updated each month to highlight a particular phenomenon in this month’s night sky. Last month, we discussed the dwarf planet Pluto and the New Horizons spacecraft flyby. This month, we will profile three prominent astronomers of the Renaissance and their discoveries. Although modern […]

January 2014 – Gemini and Jupiter

Heavens Above! Happy new year to all Heavens Above! readers! Heavens Above! is the astronomy section of the Sci@StAnd website, updated each month to bring you a different constellation of focus. Last month, we focused on the constellation of Boötes and the planet hosting star, tau Boo. This time, we focus on the constellation of […]

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