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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A relatively large potentially hazardous asteroid passed near Earth earlier today. Now, it’s visible in small telescopes tonight.
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French astronomers discover the brightest auroras on Uranus ever seen, and they look … weird.
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Light’s finite speed make all gazing a ride in a time machine. Only a photon truly lives in the moment.
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There are so many cool astronomical sights to see in late March including Mercury and a brand new comet!
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