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Tagish Lake Meteorite DayOn January 18, 2000 at 16:43 local time, fragments of the Tagish Lake meteorite landed on the so named lake in Canadas Yukon Territory.

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MoonscapesDr. Noah Petro, the project scientist of NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission, takes viewers on tour of several interesting sights on lunar surface, revealing both the scientific value and visual beauty of the terrain.

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The worst technology failures of 2020, including one not considered a failure but could be the worst of allThis piece by MIT Technology Review has a list of the bigger technology failures of 2020.

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"Key to Understanding the Universe"After the big bang that created the universe 13.7 billion years ago, matter was spread smoothly through space, but aided by the gravitating power of the dark component, ordinary matter was drawn into clumps, which later evolved into galaxies that spawned stars, planets and, in one case at least that we know of, life.”.

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Astrology is a scientific method which goes beyond mere 'predictions'Astrology is a scientific process and has a base as to why planetary movements and the celestial bodies can have an impact on our lives.

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NIGHTSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY… Alone in the WoodsThe final image includes 16 x 60-second images at ISO 1600. The images were stacked in a program called "Sequator" to improve the signal-to-noise ratio of the final image.

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LauncherOne to make second orbital launch attempt with NASA CubeSatsAfter an eight month stand down to resolve issues revealed during the first mission of Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne rocket, the company is targeting Sunday, January 17 for their second orbital launch attempt.

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Why Phi  the Fibonacci resonances of the TOI-451 exoplanetsThis three-planet system has orbit periods ranging from under two to over sixteen days, obviously another very compact group.

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'Old Faithful' galaxy has brilliant outbursts every 114 daysAn "Old Faithful"-like event in space may shed light on the nature of stars nearby supermassive black holes embedded in galaxies.

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How do stars die?How a star dies depends on its size, but none of the options is pretty.

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3 planets, Venus, Mercury , Mars and the Moon are gathering for a beautiful alignmentThis entry was posted on January 17, 2021 at 8:08 am and is filed under 2017, astronomy, Galaxy, Uncategorized with tags Mars, Venus, Mercury, Regulus, 17 september 2017 venus mercury mars regulus alignment, planets stars alignment 2017.

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Critical engine test for NASA's Space Launch System megarocket shuts down earlier than plannedNASA fired up the core stage of its massive new megarocket Saturday in a critical test that appeared to shut down early.

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Major component failure ends SLS rocket core stage test-fire prematurely, NASA explainsNASA SLS program manager John Honeycutt talks about the NASA SLS rocket core stage hot-fire test that occurred on Jan.

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Space Launch System Performs a Dramatic Hot Fire Test, Blasting With all 4 Engines at OnceNASA accomplished a major milestone today when it conducted a Hot Fire Test of the SLS Core Stage, firing all four of its engines at once.

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Astronomers Rewind the Clock to Calculate Age of Supernova Blast From Massive Star ExplosionAstronomers are winding back the clock on the expanding remains of a nearby, exploded star.

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Hot Fire Engine Test for the Artemis Moon RocketOne step closer to Artemis missions to the Moon. We are targeting a two-hour test window that opens at 4 p.m.

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Cool Stars, Kinda LiterallyImage: This artist’s conception illustrates what brown dwarfs of different types might look like to a hypothetical interstellar traveler who has flown a spaceship to each one&.

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Hot-fire! NASA SLS megarocket engines ignited, shut down prematurelyNASA's Space Launch System rocket core stage engines were test-fired for a litt;e over a minute on Jan.

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Kuiper Belt Object 2014 MU69As a lifelong Astronomy Nerd. I cannot help but notice how Planetary Science has advanced over the last half century.

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16 Jan 2021/ My journey so far and future plans.Blog entry after long hiatus. Actually, lot has happened since my last blog entry, dated 13th November 2020.

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Videos: "Space to Ground" + Other ISS reportsHere is the latest episode in NASAs Space to Ground weekly report on activities related to the International Space Station: * Expedition 64 Inflight with Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Jos...

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Titanic Explosion in AndromedaSo far, our Milky Way Galaxy has only had close calls from gamma ray explosions so large, scientists have suggested, that if they occurred within our galaxy they could potentially trigger mass extinctions on Earth.

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Astronomers discover a massive family of stars in the Milky WayGlancing at the image below, it's clear that there are huge numbers of stars in the Milky Way.

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NASA SLS Core Stage ready for high-stakes Green Run static fireNASA's Space Launch System program and Core Stage prime contractor Boeing are finally ready for the big moment of the rocket's Green Run campaign and the biggest moment in the 10-year old program, a static firing of the stage.

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Rocket Lab calls off microsatellite launch due to sensor issueThe small-satellite launch company Rocket Lab called off its first launch of 2021 from New Zealand Saturday due to some strange sensor readings ahead of liftoff.

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2020 tied for hottest year! Space.com talks with NASASpace.com's Chelsea Gohd talks to Dr. Gavin Schmidt from the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies about 2020 essentially tying 2016 for hottest year on record.

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How to spot the Pleiades, Hyades and other star clusters in the winter night skyFor much of the U.S. we're now into the coldest part of the winter season, and for those who may have recently received a telescope for a holiday gift, the biggest complaint usually is: "I'd love to spend time looking at the wintertime stars, but it's so cold!"

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'Bumblebee gravity' could explain why the universe is expanding so quicklyBumblebee gravity could explain dark energy — if it's proven true.

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Can Relativistic Bubble Walls Produce Dark Matter?Summary: —> Wen Yin and colleagues proposed that bubble expansion with ultra-relativistic velocities can produce dark matter.

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NASA will test-fire its 1st SLS megarocket for moon missions today. Here's how to watch.NASA will attempt to fire the engines on its Space Launch System megarocket for the first time today and you can watch the fiery action live online.

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Here's a frightening 1st look at the newly-resurrected 'Alien' series from Marvel ComicsMarvel Comics relaunches the "Alien" comic book franchise in 2021 with this terrifying tale of a Weyland-Yutani mercenary battling a new breed of xenomorph creature.

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Tidal LockingTidal LockingThe Moon is locked into the Earth, She only shows her best side, Keeps her dark side turned away.

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Closer and CloserParker carries a thick shield to protect it from the Sun's heat. But it's not exposed to the most intense radiation for long.

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Stargazing and astronomy guide for 2021Full list of all the astronomical events to look out for in the UK this year including dates for Geminid Meteor Shower, a micromoon, and a partial lunar eclipse.

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The UK is Considering Nuclear Propulsion in SpaceThe UK Space Agency recently contracted with the British Rolls Royce company to research nuclear propulsion, which could allow for all kinds of deep-space missions!

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The Annual Assessment of Global Temperatures on This Week @NASAThe annual assessment of global temperatures, a first-of-its-kind undocking from the space station, and a look at what goes into the Green Run hot fire test...

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James Webb Unfolds SunshieldIt's almost time. Soon the James Webb Space Telescope will be on its way to the Sun/Earth L2 Lagrange point and will begin its at least 5-year science mission.

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Pain and Gain, with Lindsey VonnYou're at the top of your game and you get injured. Now what? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Gary O'Reilly and Chuck Nice explore injury recovery and rehabilitation with Lindsey Vonn and exercise scientist Shona > NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode > Photo Credit: Après Productions.

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NASA to test fire SLS rocket core stageThe Space Launch System rocket is scheduled to have a green run hot fire test on July 16, 2021.

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Vespera, a smart telescope to make astrophotography easier, nabs CES 2021 Innovation AwardVaonis, a French startup that raised eyebrows in 2018 when it debuted the pricy, sci-fi robot-looking Stellina smart telescope, has revealed its latest newbie-friendly astrophotography invention: Vespera, a smaller, lighter and more affordable version of Stellina.

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Sipping from the Firehose of AstronomyTheSpacewriter brings us news from the January 2021 meeting of the American Astronomical Society, beginning with a look at the exploration of Pluto.

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Astronomers edge closer to detecting background "sea" of gravitational wavesPulsar observations hint at omnipresent rumbles in space-time caused by the largest black holes in the universe — though their confirmation requires further analysis.

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Inside KSC! for Jan. 15, 2021SpaceX's upgraded cargo Dragon spacecraft, which delivered critical supplies and material to the International Space Station for the 21st Commercial Resupply Services mission, returned to Earth on Jan.

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Cold War heats up on the moon in 'For All Mankind' season 2 trailer for Apple TV+Space is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.

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AASWomen Newsletter for January 15, 2021AAS Committee on the Status of Women AAS Committee on the Status of Women Issue of January 15, 2021 eds: Heather Flewelling, Nicolle...

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Hubble Observes Young Supernova Remnant in Small Magellanic CloudA massive star exploded in the Small Magellanic Cloud between 2,000 and 1,000 years ago and left behind an expanding, gaseous remnant called 1E 0102.2-7219.

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Starship test-fired, lunar transit and moreVideos featured: Merging galaxies could die out due to gas expulsion, spacecraft captured first lunar transit of 2021, SpaceX Starship SN9 was test-fired 3 times on the same day, and a map of brown dwarf stars near our sun has been story.

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SpaceX swapping out two engines on Starship SN9 prototype ahead of test flightSpaceX's latest Starship prototype needs some maintenance work before it can take to the skies.

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This Week in Astronomy Pictures: A Magnetic Whirlpool, Windblown Jets and MoreWhile radio observations had shown that the magnetic field lines follow the spiral structure in the inner parts of the galaxy, SOFIA data shows for the first time that the magnetic field lines in the outer arms do not follow the same order.

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Another One Leaves The Crust to begin busy year for Rocket LabNamed “Another One Leaves The Crust, ” the mission is set to launch at 02:38 EST on Saturday, January 16 from Rocket Lab’s Launch Complex 1A on New Zealand's Māhia Peninsula. Due to mission requirements, the daily launch window is only seven minutes long, closing at 02:45 EST.

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Thanks to Perseverance, We're Finally Going to Hear What Mars Sounds LikeMany consider the various rovers we've sent to Mars as the next best thing to sending a geologist to the Red Planet.

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AmaltheaBarnard Discovery date 9 September 1892 Amalthea is a moon of Jupiter. It has the third closest orbit around Jupiter among known moons and was the fifth moon of Jupiter to be discovered, so it is also known as Jupiter V. Edward Emerson Barnard discovered the moon on 9 September 1892 and named it after Amalthea of Greek mythology.

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Watch: Blue Origin nails the launch of New Shepard spacecraftEven after a slight wind delay, the 14th test of the reusable suborbital rocket went off without a hitch.

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Here's Why Zodiac Constellations Are Still Used in AstronomyWe empower the curious to understand the science shaping our world. Uncover the natural forces and innovations impacting our lives, our planet and our universe.

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Study: X-Rays Surrounding ‘Magnificent 7' May Be Traces of Sought-After ParticleResearchers say they may have found proof of theorized axions, and possibly dark matter, around group of neutron stars.

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Astronaut William Thornton, who invented space shuttle treadmill, dies at 91Former NASA astronaut William "Bill" Thornton, who used his own inventions to measure and combat the ill-effects of microgravity while on board two space shuttle missions, has died at the age of 91.

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Darkened SpaceX Satellites Can Still Disrupt Astronomy, New Research SuggestsSpaceX's attempt to reduce the reflectivity of Starlink satellites is working, but not to the degree required by astronomers.

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How NASA Will Test Its SLS Rocket's Core StageBefore NASA's Space Launch System rocket launches NASA's Artemis missions to the Moon, its massive core stage must pass Green Run testing at NASA's Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

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Find/see two-color double star Almach with your telescopeA step-by-step tutorial showing exactly how to aim a telescope at the blue and yellow double star Almach with a magnified or red dot finder.

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"Extremely Boring Aliens to The Doctor Carl Sagan Warned Us About"Welcome to this weeks fix of news of space and science –a random journey from Planet Earth through the Cosmos– that has the capacity to provide clues to our existence and add a much needed cosmic perspective in our current epoch.

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Rian Hughes delivers a modernist sci-fi saga of epic proportions in his debut novel, 'XX'Author Rian Hughes pushes the boundaries of modern sci-fi novels with his debut release from The Overlook Press, "XX"

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2020 ties record for the hottest year ever, NASA analysis showsWhile 2020 was technically hotter than 2016, the two years have effectively tied.

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Astronomers Discover 38 New Cool Brown Dwarfs in Solar NeighborhoodAstronomers and citizen scientists from the Backyard Worlds: Planet 9 project have announced an unprecedented census of 525 L, T, and Y-type dwarfs within 65 light-years of the Sun, including 38 new discoveries.

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NASA Marshall Space Flight Center 2020 Year-In-Review2020 was a year unlike any other-but NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center continued to move NASA's Artemis Program forward, while studying the far reaches of the universe and teaching the next generation of scientists and explorers back on Earth.

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623-AreciboThe National Science Foundation has announced that it will close and decommission the giant RADAR telescope at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico.

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Space Policy Edition: A Mob at the U.S. CapitolThis is not your normal episode of the Space Policy Edition, but these are not normal times.

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Hubble Pinpoints Supernova BlastThe NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has observed the supernova remnant named 1E 0102.2-7219. Researchers are using Hubble’s imagery of the remnant object to wind back the clock on the expanding remains of this exploded star in the hope of understanding the supernova event that caused it 1700 years ago.

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Free Astronomy Resources Are Available For HomeschoolingIf you're stuck for ideas to keep children entertained during the current lockdown then look no further than a free resource aimed at helping youngsters learn about the wonders of space.

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Dark Energy Survey Makes Public Catalog of Nearly 700 Million Astronomical ObjectsJan. 15, 2021 - The Dark Energy Survey, a global collaboration including the Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, the National.

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The companions of the planetsTurn your minds to the moons of our solar system, the missions to explore them, and the awe they inspire in us.

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NASA's `30 Celestial Gems' Include Two Images by Embry-Riddle AstronomerShown above are NASA Hubble Telescope Images captured by Embry-Riddle faculty member Ted von Hippel.

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Astronomers Make Huge Data Set Containing 700 Million Objects Available To The PublicA large data set of astronomical data has been released to the public. Any interested individual can exploit an enormous amount of data, including photos of over 700 million galaxies, to browse casually or to do analyses to validate or falsify their own theory.

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): Saturn Is SpelledWake up and work hard with THE CREATOR and Saturn. The hard work is staying true to the Path and being dedicated to your lifes purpose.

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Turning fiction into realityIm certainly not the only one moved to investigation by artistic representations of space and astronomy," SkyNews editor Allendria Brunjes writes in her&"

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Sun's brown dwarf star 'neighbors' revealed in 3D visualizationProfessional and citizen scientists used the 'Backyard Worlds: Planet 9' platform to track down brown dwarf stars within a "radius of 65 light-years, or about 400 trillion miles" of the sun, according to NASA.

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Space to Ground: Science Splashdown: 01/15/2021NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station.

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Most Distant Quasar Tells of Supermassive Black Hole BirthThe existence of a quasar when the universe was only 670 million years old is helping astronomers understand how black holes are born.

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NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine: A Look BackA look back at Administrator Jim Bridenstine's time at NASA and all the incredible things accomplished during his tenure.

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Project maps 'astronomical' number of celestial objectsNearly 700 million astronomical objects have been carefully cataloged and made public as part of a major international collaboration involving researchers from The Australian National University.

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Curiosity rover celebrates 3,000 Martian days on the Red PlanetNASA's Curiosity rover marked 3,000 Martian days, or "sols," on the Red Planet Tuesday , a mere five weeks before NASA's Perseverance rover is scheduled to touch down.

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After 'Apollo 11': New short film goes into 'Quarantine' after first moon landingIn 1969, three astronauts spent 21 days secluded from the rest of the world after being exposed to the moon, as shown in the new short film "Apollo 11: Quarantine."

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NASA extends planetary science missions at Mars and JupiterNASA has extended two planetary science missions: the InSight lander at Mars and the Juno orbiter at Jupiter.

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Jan 15th: A Potential Source For The WOW! SignalSignal with Alberto Caballero and more astronomy news for this week.

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Is NASA about to get its first female leader?The incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris may very well make history with their choice to lead the 62-year-old U.S. space agency, said Jack Burns, a professor of astrophysics and planetary science at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

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This Week's Sky at a Glance, January 15-23The crescent Moon hangs in the southwest after sunset, as shown below. It aims its curve lower right almost at Mercury, like a bow ready to shoot an arrow.

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The Moon's Back!Well, actually its front, since thats the only side we see from here& Tired and stupid Dad jokes!

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Our Solar SystemThe Solar System  the Cosmic Harbor of our tiny little Blue planet which we call Earth.

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Astronomers Have Discovered an Alien Planet With Three SunsTo us humans, a single Sun feels completely normal, but our Solar System is actually a weird outlier.

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Researchers Rewind the Clock to Calculate Age and Site of Supernova BlastAstronomers are winding back the clock on the expanding remains of a nearby, exploded star.

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The Sky This Week from January 15 to 22There are comets, galaxies, and planets on view from January 15 to 22.

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Mars and UranusTwo "number threes" are swinging past each other in the evening sky. One of them is Mars, which looks like a bright orange star high in the south at nightfall.

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Stargazing tips from Norfolk astronomer Mark ThompsonI spoke to Norfolk-based and author Mark of BBC Stargazing Live, to learn some stargazing basics.

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Astronomers may have detected background ripples in spacetime itselfThe gravitational waves we've detected so far have been like tsunamis in the spacetime sea, but it's believed that gentle ripples should also pervade the universe.

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Spacecraft OrigamiFor years, engineers have had to deal with "the tyranny of the fairing," that anything you want to send into space has to fit into the protective nosecone on top of the rocket.

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Do GPS's Affect the Earth's Atmosphere?GPS services are one of the most widely used technologies developed in the past few decades, but does the pollution created by satellite launches outweigh its benefits?

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2020 is tied for hottest year on recordNASA has announced that 2020 is neck and neck with 2016 for the title of hottest year on record.

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January 2021 Part 2The Discussion: If you like your introductions rambling, you're in for a real treat! We discuss the Jeni's PhD thesis submission, The Real Right Stuff documentary on Disney+, Jeni's foray into book writing and read some listeners questions, which devolves into discussions of whether Queen Elizabeth is Elizabeth I in Canada, the colonisation of...

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Space startup bluShift to launch its 1st biofuel rocket Friday. Here's how to watch live.The Brunswick, Maine-based space startup bluShift Aerospace will launch its first Stardust suborbital rocket prototype on Friday , and you can watch the liftoff live online.

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Triple-star system's strange antics entrance scientists digging through 125 years of dataScientists have combined modern spacecraft data with vintage observations to piece together a 125-year-long story of the antics of a nearby triple-star system dubbed HS Hydra — and predict its future.

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Oyin Oladejo of 'Star Trek: Discovery' talks diversity and elephants for 'Endlings' Season 2 on HuluLess than two weeks after "Star Trek Discovery" wrapped up its third season in January, the new season of "Endlings" — another space series featuring a "Star Trek" star, actor Oyin Oladejo.

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NASA Has Given Up on Trying to Deploy InSight's MoleNASA and the German Aerospace Center have announced the end of the Mole's mission on Mars.

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Astronomers document the rise and fall of a rarely observed stellar danceAstronomers have catalogued 126 years of changes to HS Hydra, a rare evolving eclipsing binary star system.

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Mars is Still an Active World. Here's a Landslide in Nili FossaeA image released by the MRO mission shows a landslide near the location where the Perseverance rover will land, illustrating how Mars is still a active world.

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Astronomers document the rise and fall of a rarely observed stellar danceThat is what a team of astronomers from the University of Washington, Western Washington University and the University of California, Irvine discovered when they analyzed more than 125 years of astronomical observations of a nearby stellar binary called HS Hydra.

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Astronomers see an indication of the background of the gravitational wave to the universeGravitational-wave astronomy is still in its infancy. Although LIGO and other observatories have opened a new window into the universe, their gravitational views of the universe are limited.

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Across the Brown Dwarf PaletteSomething to note about the brown dwarfs we looked at yesterday: Our views on how they would appear to someone nearby in visible light are changing.

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Astronomers see a Hint of the Gravitational Wave Background to the UniverseAstronomers have found evidence of faint gravitational waves using an array of pulsars in our galaxy.

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Infinity and Beyond — Episode 14: When Venus Turned Inside OutJoin host Abigail Bollenbach as she explains some of the space-travel tech seen in Star Trek, as well as how it compares to what's possible today.

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Galaxies Hit Single, Doubles, and a TripleA new study looked at triple galaxy mergers to learn what happens to their supermassive black holes.

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Student and amateur CubeSat news roundupA sampling of recent articles, press releases, etc. related to student and amateur CubeSat / SmallSat projects and programs : * Ten university student-built C...

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Astronomers Discover Most Distant Quasar YetThe newly-discovered quasar, designated J031343.84-180636.4 , is located approximately 13.03 billion light-years away from Earth.

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Masquerading Magnetars Make Short Brilliant BurstsCosmic explosions are not always what they seem. A blast detected on April 15, 2020, demonstrates that not all short gamma-ray bursts — the most powerful detonations in the universe — come from distant neutron star collisions, as astronomers had thought.

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Blue Origin's 1st upgraded New Shepard spacecraft for astronauts aces launchBlue Origin's New Shepard vehicle just aced another suborbital test flight, keeping it on track to start launching people in the relatively near future.

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Blue Origin capsule carrying 'Mannequin Skywalker' landsA Blue Origin capsule carrying a test mannequin named Skywalker in one of its seat and several astronaut experience upgrades landed after launching atop a New Shepard rocket on Jan.

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The Roman Space Telescope's Version of the Hubble Deep Field Will Cover a 100x Larger Area of the SkyAnd the Roman Space Telescope—also called the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope—, will trump those images with images of its own.

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Don't Miss the Green Run Hot Fire of NASA's Moon RocketThe date is set. NASA and its partners, Boeing and Aerojet Rocketdyne, will conduct a "hot fire" of the core stage for NASA's Space Launch System rocket on Jan.

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Dark Energy Survey: 700 million astronomical objects discovered in ‘momentous milestone'DARK ENERGY SURVEY scientists have now catalogued almost 700 million astronomical objects, in the most detailed survey ever taken of the dark sky.

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Blue Origin launches capsule with 'Mannequin Skywalker' aboard, lands rocketIt launched an uncrewed capsule with astronaut experience upgrades and a test mannequin named Skywalker in one of its seats.

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Mapping our sun's backyardAstronomers have curated the most complete list of nearby brown dwarfs to date thanks to discoveries made by thousands of volunteers participating in the Backyard Worlds citizen science project.

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What are White Dwarfs?Now that were finally talking about white dwarfs, were getting into the really cool stuff.

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Aurora 4KAurora or "northern lights" are caused by collisions between fast-moving particles from space and the oxygen and nitrogen gas in our atmosphere.

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"Beyond the Edge of the Milky Way"One early result of the ongoing Dark Energy Survey is the previously untold story revealed by old, giant RR Lyrae pulsating stars, which tell scientists about the region of space beyond the edge of our Milky Way.

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Solar System History 101How did our solar system come to be? Why are the planets, asteroids, comets, and other small worlds where they are now?

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Solar System TimelineHow did our solar system come to be, and when did key events that led to life on Earth occur?

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NASA Finds 2020 Tied for Hottest Year on RecordVideo credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center / Scientific Visualization Studio Kathryn Mersmann : Lead Producer Katie Jepson : Lead Producer Jessica Merzdorf : Lead Writer Sofie L. Bates : Lead Writer Peter H. Jacobs : Public Affairs Officer Gavin A. Schmidt : Lead Scientist Lesley Ott : Scientist Lori Perkins : Lead Visualizer Trent L.

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A Look Back: How Heat Shaped 2020Video credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center / Scientific Visualization Studio Lead Producer: Katie Jepson Lead Producer: Kathryn Mersmann Lead Writer: Jessica Merzdorf Lead Writer: Sofie L. Bates Narration: Lesley Ott Public Affairs Officer: Peter H. Jacobs Lead Scientist: Gavin A. Schmidt Scientist: Lesley Ott Lead Visualizer: Lori Perkins...

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2021 astronomical events you won't want to missDiscover NI has provided some top tips for stargazers in January and February.

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Final data release from DESI Legacy Imaging Surveys issuedAstronomers using images from Kitt Peak National Observatory and Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory have created the largest ever map of the sky, comprising over a billion galaxies.

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NASA Prepares for Space Launch System Green Run Hot FireTeams at NASA's Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, are preparing for the last test of the eight-part Green Run test series for the core stage of NASA's Space Launch System rocket.

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Space news: Astronomers spot 10 billion-year-old planetary system using NASA satelliteSPACE experts using NASA satellites have discovered a 10 billion-year-old multi-planet star system deep in the Milky Way which could be one of the oldest planetary systems in the galaxy.

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Blue Origin to test New Shepard capsule upgrades on NS-14 missionBlue Origin has scheduled flight 14 of the New Shepard rocket for Thursday, January 14.&.

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Galaxy's 'evenly spaced' eruptions likely due to black hole being fedNASA's Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory and Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has been used to study the flares emanating from active galaxy ESO 253-3.

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Atmospheric CO2 will pass an alarming milestone in 2021"Since CO2 stays in the atmosphere for a very long time, each year's emissions add to those from previous years and cause the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere to keep increasing," Richard Betts, head of the climate impacts group at the Met Office and lead researcher for the forecast, said in a statement.

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Astronomers are still reeling from the loss of iconic Arecibo radio telescopeAt a key conference of the American Astronomical Society, the National Science Foundation updated astronomers about the collapse of Arecibo Observatory's iconic radio telescope.

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Astronomers observe the death of a distant galaxy for the first timeGalaxy ID2299 is losing its ability to form new stars, causing it to die.

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Aurora Borealis display from InvernessI got lucky the other night and snapped the northern lights from my house in Inverness looking over towards the Black Isle.

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Einstein Goes To HollywoodJoin me at 7pm on Sunday the 31st January for a special live talk with Glasgow Universitys Professor Martin Hendry  Professor of Gravitational Astrophysics and Cosmology.

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The Andromeda GalaxyMany people are unaware that you can observe a totally independent galaxy, outside our own Milky Way, with a basic pair of binoculars, or even the naked eye with good seeing.

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Date Game of Makar Sankranti and Its Unique Astronomical SignificanceMakar means the zodiac sign of Capricornus and Sankraman means transition and it must be clear from its name that the Sun enters Capricornus on this day.

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Moon and PlanetsScan to the lower right of the Moon for Mercury. It's the closest planet to the Sun, so it never moves far from the Sun in our sky.

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With Funding From Jeff Bezos, MethaneSAT Picks Elon Musk's SpaceX for 2022 LaunchBillionaires Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are usually rivals on the final frontier, but they both have a role to play in MethaneSAT, a privately backed satellite mission aimed at monitoring methane emissions.

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Gateway Foundation Gives a Detailed Update on its Voyager Station ConceptThe Gateway Foundation just released a video update for their Voyager Class space station, and announced that big news is coming in a f.

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Sunspots video:SUNSPOTS have been captured in detail via an awe-inspiring time-lapse video shot by an Earth-based astronomer.

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SpaceX Starship SN9 test-fired three times on same daySpaceX's Starship SN9 is one step closer to flight after three static-fire tests of its Raptor engines on Jan.

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Astronomers Discover 10-Billion-Year-Old Multiplanet SystemKeck Observatory have discovered a system with three transiting exoplanets - including an ultra-short-period super Earth - around TOI-561, one of the oldest stars in our Milky Way Galaxy.

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Doubling the number of known gravitational lensesData from the DESI. Legacy Imaging Surveys have revealed over 1200 new gravitational lenses, approximately doubling the number of known lenses.

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Astronomers Find Periodically Flaring Black Hole in Distant GalaxyAn active galactic nucleus in the center of ESO 253-G003, an active galaxy over 570 million light-years away in the southern constellation of Pictor, erupts roughly every 114 days, according to a paper to be published in the Astrophysical Journal.

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Long-sought active galaxy discoveredThe newly discovered black hole is more like Old Faithful geyser at Yellowstone National Park, erupting repeatedly at predictable times.

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Kepler's LawsJohannes Kepler was one of the last pre-telescope astronomers, plotting the movements of the stars and planets across the heavens, taking advantage of the clear, dark skies of the late 1500s/early 1600s before cities became clouded with light and smog in the industrial revolution.

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Since There's no Up or Down in Space, How do our Brains Deal With This?Astronauts and cosmonauts in space have reported spatial disorientation problems, where they find it hard to get a sense of direction, or distinguish between what might be considered “up” or “down.” This is called “Visual Reorientation Illusions” where the spacecraft floors, walls and ceiling surfaces can suddenly...

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SpaceX Starship SN9 test-fired for second time ahead of flightSpaceX's Starship SN9 is one step closer to flight after a static-fire test of its Raptor engines on Jan.

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From supernova to something much more intriguing at the core of galaxy 253-3On 14 November 2014, a bright flash flagged the All Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae, or ASAS-SN - a global network of 20 telescopes managed at Ohio State University in the U.S. The flash originated in galaxy ESO 253-3, located 570 million light-years away.

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UCSC's Osterbrock Leadership Program goes nationalThe National Osterbrock Leadership Program provides experiences and opportunities for astronomy graduate students to develop leadership and management skills.

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Astronomers discover oldest, most distant quasar and supermassive black hole 13 billion light years awayThe supermassive black hole at the center of one of the universe's brightest objects is 1.6 billion times more massive than the sun.

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NASA Missions Unmask Magnetar Eruptions in Nearby GalaxiesOn April 15, 2020, a brief burst of high-energy light swept through the solar system, triggering instruments on several NASA and European spacecraft.

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Astronomers Detected Gravitational Waves. Now They Want to See the Cosmic OceanUsing a signal from dozens of rapidly spinning, dead stars, astrophysicists have gotten closer to realizing their goal of detecting a background rumble of gravitational waves in the universe.

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NASA Missions Unveil Magnetar Eruptions in Nearby GalaxiesOn April 15, a brief burst of high-energy light swept through the solar system, triggering instruments on many NASA missions.

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Astronomers find signature of magnetar outbursts in nearby galaxiesMagnetars in the Milky Way have a distinctive X-ray signature, which allowed astronomers to associate rare giant gamma-ray bursts with these neutron stars.

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Spacecraft sees moon transit sun for 1st time in 2021NASA's Solar Dynamics observatory captured imagery of a lunar transit on Jan. 13, 2021 in multiple : Space.com - footage courtesy: NASA/SDO and the AIA, EVE, and HMI science teams - produced and edited by Steve Spaleta.

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Black Hole Feasts on Star, Bite by BiteOn November 14, 2014, the All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae , a global network of two-dozen 14-centimeter robot telescopes, detected a flare in the core of ESO 253-G003, a strangely shaped galaxy 570 million light-years away in the southern constellation Pictor.

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Astronomers find signature of magnetar outbursts in nearby galaxiesMultiple spacecraft detect giant gamma-ray flare, allowing localization of the flare to a magnetar in a star-forming region in a nearby galaxy.

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Rocky Planet Found Around 10 Billion-Year-Old StarThe star has three planets, with diameters 1.5, 3, and 2 times Earth’s. The innermost one is rocky, with three times Earth’s mass, but on a period of 0.44 days, it’s anything but Earth-like.

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Will Solar Cycle 25 Dazzle or Fizzle in 2021?A new study suggests that Solar Cycle 25 may be more powerful than previously predicted.

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Astronomers can use Pulsars to Measure Tiny Changes of Acceleration Within the Milky Way, Scanning Internally for Dark Matter and Dark EnergyDark matter within our galaxy is difficult to map, but a team of astronomers has used pulsars to measure its gravitational pull.

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Oldest Planets in the Universe May Suffer Early Heat Death Killing Chance of LifeIn the Milky Way Galaxy, about three-fourths of the stars are M dwarfs, and the proportion is even higher in elliptical galaxies.

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A Symphony for 7 MoonsComposer Amanda Lee Falkenberg has created The Moons hear excerpts from each of its 7 movements.

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Matthew Hepburn obituaryMy friend Matthew Hepburn, who has died aged 81, was the driving force behind the Polytechnic of North London Astronomy Forum, which in its heyday attracted star speakers such as Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Monica Grady.

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Dark-coated Starlink satellites are better but not perfect, say astronomersAn anti-reflective coating applied to some newer satellites in SpaceX's Starlink constellation reduces their overall reflectivity by half but is less effective at certain wavelengths - meaning that ground-based astronomical observations are still being impaired by satellites passing through the telescope's field of view.

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How the Indian Space Research Organization came under the light  The Learning and History!The day which I clearly remember was when I was watching the most historic rocket launch by the Indian Space Research Organization , carrying 104 satellites into space on Wed Feb 15, 2017.

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A Color Astronomy Camera For My TelescopeThis is the first night I spent collecting deep space photos with my color ZWO ASI533MC camera and Celestron RASA 8 inch telescope.

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What Does the Closest Brown Dwarf Look Like?I keep hoping we'll find a brown dwarf closer to us than Alpha Centauri, but none have turned up yet despite the best efforts of missions like WISE.

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Astronomers may be hearing the whisper of billions of black holes merging across the UniverseAstronomers may have finally found the signal of gravitational waves from billions of merging black holes.

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An ancient quasar has been found, most distant yetJ0313-1806 has been observed as it was 13 billion years ago, making it the most distant quasar discovered to date.

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China Opens World's Largest Radio Telescope to International ScientistsChina is making its Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope available to international scientists in the wake of the collapse of the Arecibo telescope in Puerto Rico late last year.

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Global good news Wednesday editionMiho Imada, master brewer of sake, has enjoyed 25 years of success in Japan and received international acclaim.

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Biggest, Youngest Black Hole Ever Shocks AstronomersThe newest record-setting quasar houses an enormous black hole. No one knows how.

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Third DogWezen is a supergiant. It's so large that if it took the Sun's place in our own solar system, it would extend all the way out to Earth.

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The Earliest Supermassive Black Hole and Quasar in the UniverseNOIRLab facilities provide key observations. The most distant quasar known has been discovered. The quasar, observed just 670 million years after the Big Bang, is 1000 times more luminous than the Milky Way.

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China on the MoonSpace journalist Andrew Jones and his cat join the Space Boffins this month to discuss China's ambitious plans for the Moon and beyond.

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Episode 292: UngoogleableSpaceflight news — NASA selects four small-scale missions to further develop. — Pioneers program. — Aspera.

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Astronomers just found the oldest supermassive black hole yetJust 670 million years after the Big Bang, a quasar with a monstrous black hole dominated a growing galaxy.

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NASA Stages Manager Discusses Space Launch System Green Run Hot Fire TestingWhat does it take to test the largest rocket stage NASA has ever produced? As teams prepare for the upcoming hot fire test, Julie Bassler, manager of the Space Launch System Stages Office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, discusses Green Run testing.

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Astronomers discover most distant quasarA team of astronomers has observed a luminous quasar 13.03 billion light-years from Earth - the most distant quasar discovered to date.

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Astronomers spot the fastest spinning magnetar ever seen21,000 light-years from Earth, far-off in the Milky Way galaxy, astronomers have spotted the fastest-spinning magnetar ever seen.

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With its New Extension, Juno is Going to be Visiting Jupiter's MoonsThe Juno mission to Jupiter has been extended to September 2025 - or however long the spacecraft can keep operating around Jupiter.

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A Robot Made of Ice Could Adapt and Repair Itself on Other WorldsIf you can't beat them, join them. There are a lot of ice worlds in the Solar System.

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Chandra Observes Young, Fast Spinning Magnetar and Its EnvironmentAstronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have studied Swift J1818.0-1607, a new magnetar discovered by the Swift Burst Alert Telescope on board NASA's Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory on March 12, 2020, and the effect of magnetar-like outbursts on its surrounding.

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140: The End of the Year Means Next YearJason and Stephen start 2021 by picking some things they are looking forward to in what promises to be a very busy year in space.

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Apply for the Carnegie Astrophysics Summer Student Internship ProgramThe AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy maintains this blog to disseminate information relevant to astronomers who identify as women and share the perspectives of astronomers from varied backgrounds.

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Scientists are getting closer in race to find gravitational wave background and dark matterAstronomers may be getting closer to discovering as-yet hidden cosmic secrets, such as the nature of dark matter and the presence of widespread distortions in space-time, researchers reported at the 237th American Astronomical Society meeting, held virtually this week.

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Rocky 'super-Earth' planet spotted orbiting one of the Milky Way's oldest starsA rocky exoplanet known as TOI-561b was found circling one of the oldest stars in our Milky Way galaxy.

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Jan. 16: Artemis I Hot Fire TestNASA is targeting the final test in the Green Run series, the hot fire, for Sat., Jan.16.

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An 'old faithful' active galaxy: Black hole rips away at starDuring a typical year, over a million people visit Yellowstone National Park, where the Old Faithful geyser regularly blasts a jet of boiling water high in the air.

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Astronomers Capture Deep Image of Spiral Galaxy NGC 1003A spectacular new image, taken with the Nicholas U. Mayall 4-m Telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory, shows the spiral galaxy NGC 1003 and a collection of more distant and fainter galaxies.

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Juno illuminates 25 year old Jovian mystery, mission extended to 2025More than four and a half years after arriving in orbit of Jupiter, NASA’s Juno mission continues to excel at its primary goal of answering outstanding questions about the Jovian system, something highlighted in a recent science release detailing a much drier region of the planet’s upper atmosphere than previously predicted.

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Space calendar 2021: Rocket launches, sky events, missions and more!Here's a guide to all the rocket launches and astronomical events in 2021, as well as milestones for space missions, anniversaries and conferences.

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Hubble's UItra Deep Field in 3D is an amazing journey through space and timeThe Hubble Space Telescope's Ultra Deep Field imagery peers 12 billion light-years away from Earth to the early Universe.

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Far-flung exoplanet resembles long-sought Planet NineCircling a pair of distant stars, this newly discovered world has an orbit that resembles the solar system's hypothesized "lost" planet.

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NASA Missions Help Investigate an ‘Old Faithful' Active GalaxyYellowstone National Park's Old Faithful geyser regularly blasts a jet of boiling water high in the air.

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NASA missions help investigate an 'Old Faithful' active galaxyDuring a typical year, over a million people visit Yellowstone National Park, where the Old Faithful geyser regularly blasts a jet of boiling water high in the air.

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Quasar discovery sets new distance recordAstronomers using the Atacama Large Array , along with other telescopes, have discovered the most distant quasar yet found.

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Swift, TESS Catch Eruptions From an Active GalaxyRead more: classify galaxies with unusually bright and variable centers as active galaxies. These objects can produce much more energy than the combined contribution of all their stars, including levels of visible, ultraviolet, and X-ray light.

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"Old Faithful" cosmic eruption shows black hole ripping at starYou've heard of Old Faithful, the Yellowstone National Park geyser that erupts every hour or two, a geological phenomenon on a nearly predictable schedule.

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" Earth's Lifeforms Spawned from the Non-Living to New Asian Virus Erupts"Planet Earth Report” provides descriptive links to headline news by leading science journalists about the extraordinary discoveries, technology, people, and events changing our knowledge of Planet Earth and the future of the human species.

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Pulsars Show Hint of Gravitational-wave BackgroundPulsar-monitoring projects such as the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves have been on the lookout for this background buzz for more than a decade — and at the 237th meeting of the American Astronomical Society , the NANOGrav collaboration announced that it has detected a hint of the tune.

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The history of cosmic rays is buried beneath our feetRock core samples may carry marks made by cosmic rays up to billions of years old.

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111E-123-A New Discovery NotI was observing with the NASA funded, Catalina Sky Survey, 60 inch telescope on Mt. Lemmon, when I found an interesting moving point of light in the night sky.

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Durham astronomers' amazing discovery after looking 9 billion years into the pastTeam of researchers find evidence that galaxy mergers in the early universe could shut down star formation and affect galaxy growth.

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NASA Deep Space Food Challenge Offers Prizes for Sprouting Astronaut Food SystemsNASA and the Canadian Space Agency have coordinated to open the Deep Space Food Challenge, targeted at developing novel food system technologies for long-duration deep space missions.

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Jupiter Mission by China Could Include Callisto LandingChina plans to select one of two Jupiter mission concepts that would launch in 2029 and arrive in 2035.

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South African astronomy has a long, rich history of discoveryCape astronomers were responsible for, among other things, the first measurement of the distance to a star; the first photographic sky survey and the accurate measurement of the distance to the sun.

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LIVE: Undocking of the SpaceX Cargo Dragon CRS-21Thanks for watching - why not support this channel and help us For More Videos Like This: my latest videos : you the BEST Space and Astronomy videos online.

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SpaceX Cargo Dragon's 1st autonomous undocking from ISS is completeSpaceX Dragon CRS-21 cargo ship autonomously undocked from the International Space Station's International Docking Adapter on Jan.

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Roman Space Telescope has bigger field of view than Hubble for pics, same sharpnessThe Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope can image an "area of the sky at least 100 times larger than Hubble with the same crisp sharpness, according to the Space Telescope Science Institute."

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Astronomers finally measure polarized light from exoplanetAn international team led by Dutch astronomers has, after years of searching and defying the boundaries of a telescope, for the first time directly captured polarized light from an exoplanet.

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On This Day in Space! Jan. 12, 2005: Deep Impact spacecraft launches to a comet12, 2005, NASA launched its Deep Impact mission to crash into comet Tempel 1. See how it happened in our "On This Day In Space" series!

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A Highland mathematician and astronomer captured the Aurora Borealis over Inverness last nightMr Mackintosh said: "This is a photo of the Aurora Borealis while I was looking over the Black Isle on Monday night from the west of Inverness in the Scottish Highlands."

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NASA news: Astronomers 'nail down' planet in incredibly rare triple star systemNASA astronomers have 'nailed down' the identity of a suspected exoplanet in a triple star system more than 10 years after the rare anomaly was first picked up by the Kepler space telescope.

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Astronomers find explanation for mysterious starsResearchers from Lund University in Sweden have now drawn an exciting conclusion regarding massive stars that can be observed in the outskirts of many spiral galaxies.

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What is the best stargazing app? The top 5 to downloadThe only tech an amateur astronomer needs to enhance the night sky. Featuring argument reality apps, and software to help best plan an evening's stargazing.

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Tamworth Astronomy Club: extremely rare multi-million dollar satellite tracking camera comes from Siding Spring Observatory to TamworthIn the back shed at Raymond McLaren's Andromeda Industries is a very precious piece of cargo; a multi-million dollar satellite tracking camera built in the late 1950's.

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Second DogThere's more than one way to look at the stars. With our eyes alone, we see only a sliver of the spectrum of energy a star radiates into space.

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A Historic Brazilian ConstellationThe night sky is filled with stories. Cultures throughout history have projected some of their most enduring legends onto the stars above.

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Astronomers see Swirling Weather on the Closest Brown DwarfBrown dwarfs are the weird not-planets but not-stars in the universe, and astronomers have wondered for decades if their atmospheres are striped like Jupiters, or splotchy like the suns.

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Arecibo Observatory Helps Researchers Find Possible ‘First Hints' of Low-Frequency Gravitational WavesAlthough the researchers used Arecibo Observatory data, they are no longer able to make observations using the observatory since it collapsed in December following broken cables in August and November.

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The Mystery of Sunquakes is Deep; One Million Meters Deep!The Sun, as it turns out, is a pretty big deal. The thermonuclear behemoth at the center of the solar system makes up well over 99% of all the mass in the solar system.

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SpaceX's Next Idea: to Catch Super Heavy Boosters With the Launch TowerA new animation shows how SpaceX will "catch" the first stage boosters of their Starship, allowing for faster turnaround and more flights to space.

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This is the Fireworks Galaxy. It's had ten Supernovae in the Last Century AloneSay hello to NGC 6946, otherwise known as the Fireworks Galaxy. This little galaxy is the most prolific producer of supernovae in the known universe, popping off those incredible explosions roughly once a decade.

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The Milky Way may have less dark matter than astronomers thoughtOur galaxy may have slightly less dark matter than expected from theoretical estimates, according to a measurement of the acceleration of rapidly spinning stars.

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Things You Thought You KnewThere are topics you might think you understand, but, do you really? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice investigate the differences between mass, weight, and density, why ice floats, and how much you would weigh in > NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: > Thanks to our Patrons...

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India's stalwart astronomer Chitre passes away at 84Eminent astronomer and space scientist, S M Chitre , who provided the first commentary during the inauguration of Nehru Planetarium in Worli, on March 3, 1977, passed away on Monday afternoon after prolonged illness.

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Associate EditorThe Planetary Society seeks a talented writer-editor to help us advance space science and exploration.

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Mark your calendars: NC Museum of Natural Sciences' Astronomy Days goes virtualThe N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences' annual Astronomy Days will go virtual this month with a week of free online activities.

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Astronomers measure enormous planet lurking far from its starScientists aren't usually able to measure the size of gigantic planets, like Jupiter or Saturn, which are far from the stars they orbit.

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Planets can shrink? UH astronomers find new evidenceA team of astronomers led by IfA graduate student Travis Berger found that an intriguing class of Neptune-sized planets shrink over billions of years.

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One Image, One Million GalaxiesNASA's upcoming Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope will be able to photograph an area of the sky at least 100 times larger than Hubble with the same crisp sharpness.

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Ep. 590: Lunar Hazards: Dust, Radiation, and More2024 can't come soon enough. You know, that's the year when humans will set foot on the Moon again.

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AURORA LiveStream From Finland! Northern Lights LiveCheck out Aurora Holidays youtube channel: crossed for clear skies and Aurora activity tonight as we join the livestream of / from Utsjoki, Finland.

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Juno at Jupiter: Extended Mission Flybys of Galilean MoonsThe news that NASA will extend the InSight mission on Mars for two years, taking it through December of 2022, is not surprising, given the data trove the mission team has collected through operation of the mission seismometer.

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Colliding galaxies could die out as result of gas expulsionThe collision of a pair of galaxies in the early universe resulted in a gas ejection "equivalent to 10,000 Suns-worth of gas a year," according to the European Southern Observatory.

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For The First Time, Astronomers May Have Heard The Background 'Hum' of The UniverseBased on what we know about gravitational waves, the Universe should be full of them.

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The Allure of Proxima Centauri, the Closest Star to OursThey have noticed something intriguing coming from the direction of Proxima Centauri.

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Watch Crews Build the Launch Vehicle Stage Adapter for Artemis IIThis video shows how crews at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, are manufacturing and assembling the launch vehicle stage adapter for the second flight of NASA's Space Launch System rocket.

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VLT Spots Star-Bursting Nuclear Ring in NGC 1097Using the Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer instrument on the Very Large Telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory, astronomers have imaged a star-bursting ring in the center of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1097.

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Astronomers see galaxy starting to dieAstronomers have seen a distant galaxy starting to die in what could be a major breakthrough in our understanding of the cosmos.

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A distant galaxy dies as astronomers watchGalaxies die when the stars that live in them stop forming. Now, for the first time, astronomers have witnessed this phenomenon in a distant galaxy.

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Lopsided Political Support By Big AerospaceKeith's note: Some research from a noted space policy expert: Open Secrets has a lot of data that lets you do a deep dive into who gave what to whom.

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