• The 2022 Shaw astronomy award is awarded to two scientists who have made great contributions to Astrometry

    The list of winners of the 2022 Shaw Prize was announced today (May 24). Among them, the astronomy prize was awarded to two astronomers who have made great contributions to astrometry, They are Lennart lindegren, professor emeritus at Lund Observatory, Department of astronomy and theoretical physics, Lund University, Sweden, and Michael Perryman, visiting professor at the school of physics, Dublin University College, Ireland, to commend their contributions to astrometry in their lives, In particular, it plays a role in the conception and design of the European Space Agency’s high precision…

    May 28, 2022
  • Basic knowledge of astronomy

    1. Which is the largest object in the asteroid belt Ceres was discovered by astronomer Piazzi on January 1, 1801. Ceres is a dwarf planet. It is the largest object in the asteroid belt, with a diameter of about 950 kilometers. 2. Which satellite is the largest in the solar system It is Jupiter’s moon Ganymede, with a diameter of 5262 kilometers. It is a satellite larger than mercury. Ganymede orbits Jupiter every seven Earth days, and its rotation cycle is also seven days. 3. Who was the first astronaut…

    May 25, 2022 science