Observatories

The FBI locked down a space observatory near Roswell in New Mexico over a week ago — and still no one knows why

Employees at the Sunspot Solar Observatory in remote New Mexico rang local law enforcement officers on September 6 and asked them to come in.<p>Within hours, the observatory was evacuated, and one officer confirmed to the media that "the FBI had been there".<p>None of the employees have returned since, …

New Mexico

Sunspot Solar Observatory Reopens After Mysterious Shutdown - Sky & Telescope

<b>After a 10-day lockdown to cooperate with a criminal investigation, Sunspot Solar Observatory is back to looking at the Sun.</b><p>The Dunn Solar Telescope, …

New Mexico

Lee Broom Unveils His Final Installment of Observatory for London Design Festival 2018

Last month we shared the brand new pieces that make up Lee Broom’s third and final installment of his Observatory lighting collection and now the …

Shoreditch

New Mexico Sheriff Bashes FBI Over Observatory Closure Silence

A New Mexico Sheriff is accusing the FBI of bungling public disclosure about the National Solar Observatory shut down. Otero County Sheriff <b>Benny …

New Mexico

Image - Planetary Nebula NGC 7027 in Infrared and Visible Light

Credits: William B. Latter (SIRTF Science Center/Caltech) and NASA<p>Other team investigators are: J. L. Hora (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory), …

Nebulas

Israeli strikes on Syria killed 113 Iranian soldiers over past month, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports

Human Rights

Firefighters tackle brush fire in Griffith Park

The Los Angeles Fire Department is tackling a brush fire in Griffith Park, officials reported Monday.<p>Air and ground resources were called iat 1:40 p.m. to battle what was called a medium to heavy, one-acre brush fire, the LAFD said. Firefighters were being directed to the northwest side of the …

Los Angeles

Solar Dynamics Observatory

Emerging Coronal Hole<p>The Sun already featured one good-sized coronal hole, when another larger coronal hole began to emerge and intensify (Sept. 4-6, …

UltraViolet

OPINION | Editorial: Another UFO mystery for New Mexico?

Did the National Solar Observatory, near Alamogordo, capture proof of UFOs, extraterrestrials, or maybe some end-of the-world catastrophe heading our …

New Mexico

X-Files DVD & empty houses: VIDEOs from ‘Ghost town’ Solar Observatory in New Mexico

While authorities and operators of a New Mexico Solar Observatory remain tight-lipped why the facility was shut down abruptly 11 days ago, …

New Mexico

RV Cass Spectrograph

The Radial Velocity Cassegrain Spectrograph (RV Cass Spectrograph) — also known as the Chilicass — was mounted at the f/15 focus of the ESO …

Observatories

Hong Kong issues top typhoon warning as Mangkhut arrives - Xinhua

HONG KONG, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- The Hong Kong Observatory issued the No. 10 hurricane signal, the top level warning, at 9:40 a.m. on Sunday, as …

Hong Kong

Visit Greenwich And The Royal Observatory Where Time And Place Take Center Stage

Everyone knows the name Greenwich. “Gren-itch,” not “Green-witch.” But you might not be able to place it on a map.<p>It’s a burough in southeast London, a place that, as much as any, is full of strands of history that reach around that world, reflecting Britain’s role, for good and for ill, in …

Greenwich, UK

Paranal Observatory

Paranal Observatory Map<p><i>Paranal map and safety. Credit: ESO</i><p>A Tour at Paranal Observatory<p>Click on the image to take a Virtual Tour in and nearby the …

Google Earth

"They Just Evacuated Us": Conspiracy Theories Run Wild After FBI Shuts Down Solar Observatory

The National Solar Observatory in Sunspot, New Mexico was raided and shut down by the FBI on September 6 over an undisclosed national security issue, …

New Mexico

Solar Observatory Closed After Mysterious Evacuation

Nobody is quite sure what's going on at the Sunspot Solar Observatory in New Mexico, which was quickly and mysteriously evacuated on 6 September amid …

New Mexico

US-backed forces storm IS-held village in east Syria

BEIRUT — U.S.-backed Syrian forces entered Saturday an eastern village held by the Islamic State group where intense clashes are ongoing a day after …

Chicago

NM observatory to stay closed 'until further notice'

One of the solar telescopes at Sunspot Observatory in Sunspot, New Mexico. (Nick Pappas/Journal)<p>ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An observatory in southwest New …

New Mexico

Catalog Page for PIA22185

<b>Original Caption Released with Image:</b><p>These radar images of near-Earth asteroid 3200 Phaethon were generated by astronomers at the National Science …

National Science Foundation

The Internet's Six Wildest Theories on the New Mexico Observatory Mystery

Aliens are here, a massive sun disaster is coming, and more!<p>Some very, very weird shit is currently going down at the National Solar Observatory in Sunspot, New Mexico, and no one, except for the FBI, has any idea why. On September 6, without warning, the feds rolled up with a horde of agents, …

New Mexico

Observatory says T8 'likely' for Sunday as Mangkhut upgraded to highest level on Beaufort Scale | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

The Hong Kong Observatory has upgraded the highest estimated wind speed of Super Typhoon Mangkhut to the highest level on the Beaufort Scale – …

Hong Kong

Sunspot Solar Observatory will re-open this week

AURA said the decision was made to shut down the Sunspot Solar Observatory in New Mexico because of “criminal activity” and concern about a possible …

New Mexico

Sunspot Solar Observatory Closure a Mystery, Authorities Tightlipped

The Sunspot Solar Observatory closure is creating a buzz, with few clear answers offered as to why the observatory in the mountains of southern New …

Conservative View

Tatacoa Astronomia

A self-taught astronomer fell in love with the stars and built his own observatory in Colombia.<p>Tatacoa Astronomia isn’t the largest observatory in …

College & University

Shelter appeals for help caring for dogs during storm, as observatory issues latest prediction for super typhoon Mangkhut

As super typhoon Mangkhut closes in, a dog shelter in Hong Kong is appealing for help in keeping some of their pooches safe during the storm. Fearing …

Super Typhoons

6 More Solar Observatories closed and This could be the reason!

Follow up on our article: National Solar Observatory, USPS office in Sunspot, NM evacuated and shutdown for 'safety reasons'.<br>The National Solar …

UFOs

FBI mysteriously closes observatory in New Mexico

The Sunspot Solar Observatory, located near the Sacramento Mountains, New Mexico was closed over an unspecified 'security issue.'

New Mexico

Solar Observatory Mysteriously Shutdown In New Mexico

Sep 13, 2018<p>A solar observatory in Southern New Mexico has been shut down and evacuated for nearly a week, and no one is saying why. The Sunspot …

New Mexico

Closure of NM solar observatory a mystery

The truth is out there – but nobody will go on the record about it.<p>Rumors are swirling and authorities are tight-lipped following the evacuation of …

U.S. Postal Service

Hong Kong braces for upcoming "strongest-ever" super typhoon - Xinhua

HONG KONG, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong is preparing for a super typhoon that is predicted to land this weekend and may be the strongest ever in …

Hong Kong