Questions tagged [Cosmos] (41)

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Why Jupiter has a Hexagon at the North pole, like Saturn?

Why Jupiter can not meet this phenomenon? Because Saturn and Jupiter are similar. Maybe there is some influence of satellites, or a higher speed of rotation of Jupiter, unlike Saturn. Even with the Land you can meet a kaki analogy(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jet_stream), but with Jupiter or, for example, with Neptune ther...
Citlalli.Hyatt71 asked April 8th 20 at 01:55
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How to buy equipment for photographing and observing planets, stars. Budget ~7tys?

There is a desire to photograph, to see the planets. Considering buying or telescope 70/400, or lens for the camera, 420mm-800mm with a 2x teleconverter ( as I understand it is the same Barlow lens, only for the camera ) it is Clear that the speech will not be about professional equipment. But Saturn with its rings would po...
Kristina_Little67 asked April 2nd 20 at 17:12
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What was the name of the article from zelenyikot about heroes of the astronauts?

Remember habré was reading an article from zelenyikot about heroes of the astronauts. I'd like to read it again but cannot find. From what I remember: a story about an astronaut whose space refused all systems of automation and it using a wristwatch manually opening the valve of the accelerator returned home. Maybe someone ...
Fanny asked March 23rd 20 at 18:23
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If you can track down the Northern lights?

Hi! We in the North often Northern lights, so decided to track them. For example, create a bot for telegram and as we approach the day with the greatest activity in the solar wind notify. This is only for example, as an option. Or somehow differently it is possible to track? For example, data collection from the stations?
Newell asked March 21st 20 at 13:38
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Starlink from SpaceX — farewell to the starry sky, the nightmare astronomer?

SpaceX may 24 in the framework of Starlink into orbit the first batch of 60 satellites (in the near future will bring even 1600, then the plans also 11K). Now all happily watched and continue to watch these 60ю, Yes beautiful and unusual and even free Internet... But I see this as a huge minus, that's where they Shine or wi...
austin.Crooks asked March 21st 20 at 13:33
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How to pass information to the dynamic array program?

There is a program (computer program control of the spacecraft Soyuz-TMA). The program has a window, which displays information from various sensors of vehicle systems. Each window to display information (altitude, speed, overload etc...) has its own identifier of a dynamic array. How to do so (and most importantly what?)...
katarina1 asked March 19th 20 at 21:05
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What happens when excessive solar activity?

Always wondered: Can a powerful electromagnetic storm to cause damage to the electronics, loss of data on media? There were cases in which the observed failures/H connection again - in the ISS all screens. Or ionosphere enough and nothing can get through it so much?
Leonel.Smitham11 asked March 13th 20 at 14:39
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Are there open access to data on the device of the old manned space rockets?

Are there any descriptive documents, instructions, schemes of the old manned space launch, a La Soyuz-1, East, early missiles of other powers? And if so, does anyone have at hand the links to such resources? Any information, but are primarily interested in the device and filling the command room, which was available to the ...
myriam_Homenick asked March 12th 20 at 15:39
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How control the satellites and probes at great distances?

For example, "Voyager 1" flew for 6 billion.km and passed the photos. This is generally how it is possible? What kind of technology?
felicita.Abernat asked October 8th 19 at 05:20
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Navigation in space

In recent time the space theme is very popular on habré, so in this context the question arose. How is the navigation in the space? How does MCC know where in space the unit is located, and how much you need to change its orbit and as they realize that the change was successful?
theresa97 asked October 3rd 19 at 18:19