Google doodles are little drawings and animations that incorporate the Google name into a presentation of a person or event of note. Here are five doodles with an astronomy theme, including asteroids, a lunar eclipse and how the speed of light was calculated by observing Jupiter and Io.Astronomical DoodlesSome while after putting this article up, Bellaonline's processing apparatus has introduced some punctuation errors. So far it has refused to let me correct them.
So please note that:
1. The Danish astronomer who first determined the speed of light was Ole Rømer
, not Ole RÃ¸mer'
2. The TRAPPIST (TRAnsiting Planets and PlanetesImals Small Telescope) project is located at the University of Liège
] in Belgium.
3. In the heading that that has mysteriously come to say Asteroid 2012 DA14 ¬â€œ a miss
, the ¬â€œ
simply began life as a dash (-).