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NASA brings ‘Science on a Sphere’ to Cayman

NASA brings ‘Science on a Sphere’ to Cayman

| 30/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): NASA will be presenting its ‘Science On a Sphere’ educational programme to Cayman for the first time during the Caribbean Transitional Energy Conference (CTEC) 2018 from 13-14 September. The exhibition will be open to conference participants throughout the event, with local sch [...]

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UCCI observatory records Mercury transit

UCCI observatory records Mercury transit

| 11/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Cosmic experts at the University College of the Cayman Islands joined astronomers around the world on Monday in recording the transit of Mercury across the Sun. The solar system’s smallest planet and the one closest to our star was captured on film by Dr Bill Hrudy at the Observatory he fou [...]

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New scope captures striking images of sunspot

New scope captures striking images of sunspot

| 22/03/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A new custom eight-inch solar Newtonian telescope designed and constructed by Bill Hrudey, the observatory director at the University College of the Cayman Islands, is helping the local astronomer capture incredible images of the sun. Hrudey said the scope is one of fewer than 25 across the w [...]

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Blood Moon is rare treat for nighttime skywatchers

Blood Moon is rare treat for nighttime skywatchers

| 28/09/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): On Sunday night residents and visitors to the Cayman Islands were able to see a rare and beautiful total lunar eclipse of a supermoon, also called a Blood Moon, as the Sun, Earth, and the Moon lined up in space. The eclipse lasted about an hour and 12 minutes and was visible from North [&hell [...]

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Final blood moon one to watch, say local astronomers

Final blood moon one to watch, say local astronomers

| 10/09/2015 | 4 Comments
(CNS): The final lunar eclipse in a series of blood moons that started in April last year should be one to watch out for later this month, the Cayman Islands Astronomical Society has said. The eclipse will start on Sunday 27 September a little after sunset and sky-watchers in Cayman will be well p [...]

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