Located on the roof of One Times Square, the ball is a prominent part of a New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square colloquially known as the ball drop, where the ball descends 141 feet (43 m) in 60 seconds down a specially designed flagpole, beginning at 11:59 p.m. ET, and resting at midnight to signal the start of the new year.
Extraterrestrial Volcanoes – Mercury, Venus, Earth’s Moon, Mars, Io, Saturn. Volcanism has played a major part in shaping not only planet Earth, but other places in our universe. Though other planets show signs of volcanic eruptions, most seemed to have erupted in the distant past and are inactive now.