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Magnificent view of the Milkyway from the surface of Mars with visible Galaxy in the background. Sorry, I couldn't resist this one.
Posted by By Pedrohbds | 2 comments | Øvre Årdal, Norway | Last Feb 20, 2019
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A mysterious star. [youtu.be]
Posted by By AntaresRose | 1 comments | PA, USA | Last Feb 15, 2019
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The end of an era (nobody posted about this here yet...) [newscientist.com] Opportunity Mars rover is officially dead after 15-year mission ...On 10 June, Opportunity sent its last ...
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Posted by By Lukian | 5 comments | Canada | Last Feb 19, 2019
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Saw this pic past in my FB feed. Went to get the source... and yes it is authentic (was just checking to make sure). We are such a small blue dot (that is probably making big noise in the universe...
Posted by By Lukian | 2 comments | Canada | Last Feb 11, 2019
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The serious astronomers have finally given in and went with it. [twitter.com]
Posted by By Anonbene | 4 comments | USA | Last Feb 10, 2019
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Universes inside of black holes. [physics-astronomy.org]
Posted by By Anonbene | 2 comments | USA | Last Feb 8, 2019
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Big storm on Uranus (yes the planet) Hubble Reveals Dynamic Atmospheres of Uranus, Neptune During its routine yearly monitoring of the weather on our solar system's outer planets, NASA's ...
Posted by By Lukian | 1 comments | Canada | Last Feb 8, 2019
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Can I brag about my BIL's new job? Have you heard of spaceship Unity? Virgin airlines. Their "new" aeronautical engineer gots it covered! lol!
Posted by By Hathacat | 6 comments | IL, USA | Last Feb 6, 2019
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NASA Is Going to Knock an Asteroid Out of Orbit in First-Ever Planetary Defense Test [thrillist.com] As over-the-top as movies like Armageddon and Deep Impact may be, they do get across a ...
Posted by By Lukian | 4 comments | Canada | Last Feb 7, 2019
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Why Don’t We Have a Photo of a Black Hole Yet? ... we need to be just a little more patient. [youtu.be]
Posted by By Lukian | 1 comments | Canada | Last Feb 6, 2019
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IGR J11014-6103: Has the Speediest Pulsar Been Found? Researchers using three different telescopes — NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA's XMM-Newton in space, and the Parkes radio ...
Posted by By Lukian | 3 comments | Canada | Last Feb 5, 2019
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Image taken through a Celestron 11 Edge HD with a Seibert Optics 1.5X Barlow and a Celestron Skyris 236M camera. I didn't see a name for who took this image.
Posted by By Hathacat | 4 comments | IL, USA | Last Feb 2, 2019
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NASA's Hubble telescope finds a surprise neighbor galaxy hiding out Oh hello, Bedin 1. We didn't see you sneaking around back there. Bedin 1 appears on the lower end of this Hubble image of ...
Posted by By Lukian | 3 comments | Canada | Last Feb 1, 2019
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This is the best I could do what with all the clouds around. From this position the moon will slide below Venus. If you have clear sky and can find the moon, use binoculars throughout the day and you ...
Posted by By starwatcher-al | 5 comments | Near Prescott, Az, USA | Last Jan 31, 2019
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So, tomorrow morning the moon is going to occult Venus but not in the USA. Down in South America and the Pacific ocean. But, Venus will be very close to the moon here in this country so take a look. ...
Posted by By starwatcher-al | 3 comments | Near Prescott, Az, USA | Last Jan 30, 2019
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So I've been reading up Isro a Personal History, and it is really interesting. It's about a person named R Aravamudan who was one of the initial scientists chosen by Mr. Sarabhai for the ISRO project....
Posted by By VineetHonkan | 1 comments | Canada | Last Jan 28, 2019
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sunny, sunny, sunnyyyy dayys! How the sun looked like everyday of 2018. [space.com]
Posted by By Lukian | 4 comments | Canada | Last Jan 29, 2019
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[skynews.ca] This Week’s Sky: January 21 – 28 Posted on January 21, 2019 By Gary Seronik Venus and Jupiter meet and greet in the morning sky. Venus has been creeping up on Jupiter for ...
Posted by By AmmaRE007 | 1 comments | Hogansburg (Akwesasne) NY, Canada | Last Jan 24, 2019
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Wasn't this neat? A hit during the eclipse!
Posted by By Hathacat | 3 comments | IL, USA | Last Jan 24, 2019
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It will be helpful to me and all in this group. Thanks to all members of this group.
Posted by By allmighty | 5 comments | Kalyani, India | Last Jan 22, 2019
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Looks like there was a meteor impact noted by independent observers during the eclipse [twitter.com]
Posted by By Ohub | 3 comments | Omaha, USA | Last Jan 22, 2019
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Tonight was a wonderful night! The family and I were lucky to have watched the Lunar Eclipse in its entirety. The sky was very cloudy except for a small clearing where we live. This is the only ...
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Posted by By SkepticalJim28 | 10 comments | AZ, USA | Last Jan 21, 2019
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The eclipse tonight. [earthsky.org]
Posted by By AntaresRose | 3 comments | PA, USA | Last Jan 20, 2019
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China lands on far side of the moon. (link is below) [youtu.be]
Posted by By AntaresRose | 1 comments | PA, USA | Last Jan 18, 2019
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Astronomers discover first direct evidence of white dwarf stars solidifying into crystals [phys.org] The first direct evidence of white dwarf stars solidifying into crystals has been discovered...
Posted by By Lukian | 4 comments | Canada | Last Jan 16, 2019


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