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Like NPR "All Things Considered" with a focus on astronomy and space topics to include... literally any object or phenomenon above Earth's atmosphere. Ok sure, we can talk about planet Earth too.

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A map of our solar system where 1 pixel equals the diameter of the Moon. [joshworth.com] You're in for a LOT of scrolling. The distance between Uranus and Neptune compared to the inner planets ...
Posted by By chilehead9 | 2 comments | CA, USA | Last Dec 8, 2018
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This is cool! Video made from Cassini photos. [facebook.com]
Posted by By Lutherzme | 1 comments | PA, USA | Last Dec 6, 2018
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Comet Wirtanen now visible in binoculars. It is in Cetus near the star Phi. Large but diffuse glow about the size of the full moon. No central condensation, just a patch of glowing gas. In the next ...
Posted by By starwatcher-al | 3 comments | Near Prescott, Az, USA | Last Dec 5, 2018
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Wow what an approach to the asteroid Bennu!! [youtu.be] After traveling two billion miles over more than two years, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has arrived at asteroid Bennu. The spacecraft...
Posted by By Lukian | 1 comments | Canada | Last Dec 4, 2018
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Come to think of it, we never took a pic of the sun's poles Revealed: the first ever picture of the sun’s north pole [newscientist.com] Here’s a view you’ve never seen before. ...
Posted by By Lukian | 2 comments | Canada | Last Dec 3, 2018
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NASA makes its entire video and image library freely accessible [images.nasa.gov]
Posted by By Lukian | 4 comments | Canada | Last Dec 2, 2018
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Insight probe going to try to land on Mars today. Tricky descent and soft landing hoped for, for this geology study probe. [theguardian.com]
Posted by By Denker | 2 comments | Netherlands | Last Nov 27, 2018
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another alien mega structure around a distant star? Probably not [sciencenews.org] Astronomers spot another star that flickers like Tabby’s star It’s unclear what’s causing the newly ...
Posted by By Lukian | 1 comments | Canada | Last Nov 24, 2018
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Living in Washington state makes it rather difficult to stargaze... always cloudy.
Posted by By Pseudoscience | 3 comments | WA, USA | Last Nov 24, 2018
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This timelapse video of a launch seen from space is utterly cool!! [youtu.be] source: [syfy.com]
Posted by By Lukian | 4 comments | Canada | Last Nov 28, 2018
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the milky way radio signature reflected off the moon. That's a lot of number crunching! Stunning timelapse video embedded in article. [space.com] The Milky Way's Reflection Shines on Surface...
Posted by By Lukian | 1 comments | Canada | Last Nov 21, 2018
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since most stellar systems are binaries, astronomers have searched for our suns twin and may have found it [sciencealert.com] source article: [aanda.org] Astronomers May Have Just ...
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Posted by By Lukian | 2 comments | Canada | Last Nov 25, 2018
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Dang! NASA could do so much but war is getting in the way. Here’s what NASA could accomplish if it had the US military’s $600 billion budget [businessinsider.com]
Posted by By Lukian | 1 comments | Canada | Last Nov 20, 2018
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"Chekov: "Captain! We found the wessel! and it's called the enterprise." This thing is big!! [youtu.be] [gizmodo.com]
Posted by By Lukian | 1 comments | Canada | Last Nov 20, 2018
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Az. amateur astronomer Don Machholz discovered his 12th comet. It's in the morning sky in Virgo. Getting brighter and as it nears I'll update to where you can see it. There is some hope that it will ...
Posted by By starwatcher-al | 2 comments | Near Prescott, Az, USA | Last Nov 17, 2018
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I wonder if a future LIGO will detect it? Supermassive Black Holes Collide in First-Ever Views of Galactic Merger Final Stages [space.com]
Posted by By Lukian | 0 comments | Canada | Last Nov 17, 2018
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WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN A WHITE DWARF EATS A BROWN DWARF? A VERY, VERY ENERGETIC COSMIC BELCH. Contributed by Phil Plait Phil-Plait-251070648641 @BadAstronomer Nov 12, 2018 Share This Post...
Posted by By Lukian | 0 comments | Canada | Last Nov 17, 2018
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I can't wait until we finally get that pic!! Most images of black holes are illustrations. Here’s what our telescopes actually capture. Soon, we may get to see one up close for the first ...
Posted by By Lukian | 3 comments | Canada | Last Nov 17, 2018
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I like the "extra" things in the picture.
Posted by By Hathacat | 2 comments | IL, USA | Last Nov 17, 2018
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Ok maybe it was not an alien craft and the acceleration was outgassing... Did we detect deceleration when is was coming? (probably we don't have that data... bummer) [arstechnica.com]
Posted by By Lukian | 3 comments | Canada | Last Nov 15, 2018
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A super earth confirmed just 6 Light years away around a the well known Barnard's star. [nationalgeographic.com]
Posted by By Lukian | 1 comments | Canada | Last Nov 14, 2018
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Massive impact crater beneath Greenland could explain Ice Age climate swing [astronomy.com]
Posted by By speljamr | 1 comments | Lancaster, USA | Last Nov 14, 2018
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Dark matter hurricane passing through our solar system. [astronomy.com] There’s a “dark matter hurricane” blowing through our corner of the Milky Way galaxy. Right this second, it’s ...
Posted by By Lukian | 3 comments | Canada | Last Nov 26, 2018
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Science debate in action. I started to express a sense of skeptical curiosity when it appeared that LIGO was detecting several signals in a year or two. That would mean there are several black ...
Posted by By Lukian | 1 comments | Canada | Last Nov 12, 2018
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A star almost as old as the universe in our back yard. This 13.5-Billion-Year-Old Star Is a Tiny Relic from Just After the Big Bang. Astronomers think they have identified a star they ...
Posted by By Lukian | 1 comments | Canada | Last Nov 12, 2018


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