Want to make sure you don’t kick the bucket before seeing the best the night sky has to offer? Then be sure to check out my new book: “Wonders of the Night Sky You Must See Before You Die.”
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Volcanic activity on Io was discovered by Voyager 1 imaging scientist Linda Morabito. She spotted a little bump on Io’s limb while analyzing a Voyager image and thought at first it was an undiscovered moon. Moments later she realized that wasn’t possible — it would have been seen by earthbound telescopes long ago. Morabito and […]
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Skywatchers have a busy weekend ahead. The Chinese space station is expected to burn up in the atmosphere, the Moon is full and Mars and Saturn meet at dawn.
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Join NASA’s most daring mission to the Sun by sending your name along for the ride on the Parker Solar Probe that’s set to launch this summer.
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Yippy-ki-yay! Saturn rides the back of a prancing pony across the evening sky. See it the next clear night.
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I’m getting psyched for Psyche, which is both the name of an asteroid orbiting the sun between Mars and Jupiter and NASA’s mission to the asteroid. Part of the reason for this excitement comes from learning today that NASA has moved up the launch one year to 2022, with a planned arrival in the asteroid belt […]
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Enjoy the wonder of seeing bits of Halley’s Comet rain down as the Eta Aquariid meteors Saturday morning.
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A new video based on ESA’s Gaia Mission lets you gaze into the crystal ball and watch the Milky Way galaxy evolve right before your eyes.
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A Canadian photographer captures a hot river of glowing gas so peculiar that no one knew at first what it was, so they called it Steve.
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Cassini took this rare photo of the Earth and moon on April 12 just before the start of its daring Grand Finale mission this weekend.
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