Thursday, September 28, 2017

Solar System Show | International Space Station


ESA Astronaut Paolo Nespoli of Italy: "The Moon, Mercury, Mars, the star Regulus and Venus!"

Regulus, also designated Alpha Leonis, is the brightest star in the constellation of Leo and one of the brightest stars in the night sky, lying approximately 79 light years from the Sun. Regulus is a multiple star system composed of four stars that are organized into two pairs. (Source: Wikipedia)

Nespoli is currently working and living aboard the International Space Station as part of his long duration Vita mission.

Follow the VITA mission: http://blogs.esa.int/VITAmission/
Connect with Paolo via http://paolonespoli.esa.int

Credit: ESA/NASA

Release Date: September 27, 2017

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