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Greeley Tribune
Sharing the stars: Northern Colorado Astronomical Society brings out telescopes to share views of plfront of another one, or the general beauty of the stars. But they also meet t
Sharing the stars: Northern Colorado Astronomical Society brings out telescopes to share views of pl
Greeley Tribune / Posted 43 minutes ago
front of another one, or the general beauty of the stars. But they also meet to hook others. A few travel with their giant telescopes to various locations every couple weeks — including a regular stop at the Poudre Learning Center — to give others... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Historic telescope will return stargazing to cityFriday, 27 May 2016, 4:39 pmPress Release: University of CanterburyThe Universi
Historic telescope will return stargazing to city
Scoop.co.nz / Posted an hour ago
Friday, 27 May 2016, 4:39 pmPress Release: University of CanterburyThe University of Canterbury (UC) Foundation charity aims to bring back a piece of... Read more
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Island Packet
UH Hilo wants new hearing officer for Thirty Meter Telescopeof Hawaii's Hilo campus want a different hearing officer to oversee constructio
UH Hilo wants new hearing officer for Thirty Meter Telescope
Island Packet / Posted 2 hours ago
of Hawaii's Hilo campus want a different hearing officer to oversee construction permit proceedings for the Thirty Meter Telescope. A statement filed with the state land board says the university "with great reluctance" requests replacing... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Kepler detects nearly 1,300 more planets orbiting distant starsAstronomers monitoring the Kepler space telescope have detected nearly 1,300 pl
Kepler detects nearly 1,300 more planets orbiting distant stars
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 hours ago
Astronomers monitoring the Kepler space telescope have detected nearly 1,300 planets flying in orbit around distant stars, a cosmic search that began nearly 10 years ago inside a rusty old telescope dome at the Lick Observatory atop Mount Hamilton... Read more
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Island Packet
Telescope hearing officer explains UH mediationThe Latest on the request by University of Hawaii's Hilo campus to replace the
Telescope hearing officer explains UH mediation
Island Packet / Posted 3 hours ago
The Latest on the request by University of Hawaii's Hilo campus to replace the hearing officer overseeing Thirty Meter Telescope proceedings (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The retired Big Island judge overseeing construction permit proceedings for... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
'Stamps' of approval for UA Planetary ScienceIt all began 12 years ago when a University of Arizona planetary scientist conv
'Stamps' of approval for UA Planetary Science
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 5 hours ago
It all began 12 years ago when a University of Arizona planetary scientist convinced NASA to point the Hubble Space Telescope at two planets in our solar system. Little did he know that the photos taken on that day would resurface and live forever as... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Tucson Police seeking public assistance in search for missing womanall began 12 years ago when a University of Arizona planetary scientist convinc
Tucson Police seeking public assistance in search for missing woman
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 5 hours ago
all began 12 years ago when a University of Arizona planetary scientist convinced NASA to point the Hubble Space Telescope at two planets in our solar system. Little did he know that the photos taken on that day would resurface and live... Read more
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Island Packet
UH Hilo wants new hearing officer for Thirty Meter Telescopeof Hawaii's Hilo campus want a different hearing officer to oversee constructio
UH Hilo wants new hearing officer for Thirty Meter Telescope
Island Packet / Posted 5 hours ago
of Hawaii's Hilo campus want a different hearing officer to oversee construction permit proceedings for the Thirty Meter Telescope. A statement filed with the state land board says the university "with great reluctance" requests replacing... Read more
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Raw Story
How to tell the world you’ve discovered an alien civilizationago that we would be able to see such megastructures in exoplanet transit data,
How to tell the world you’ve discovered an alien civilization
Raw Story / Posted 8 hours ago
ago that we would be able to see such megastructures in exoplanet transit data, such as that gathered by the Kepler Space Telescope. True enough, Kepler did see weird objects such as Tabby’s Star, KIC 8426582, with features similar to those... Read more
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redOrbit
Ancient faint galaxy uncovers how the 'cosmic dark ages' endedMay 24, 2016Ancient faint galaxy uncovers how the ‘cosmic dark ages’ ended by
Ancient faint galaxy uncovers how the 'cosmic dark ages' ended
redOrbit / Posted 11 hours ago
May 24, 2016Ancient faint galaxy uncovers how the ‘cosmic dark ages’ ended by Brett Smith Using a telescope atop Mauna Kea in Hawaii, an international team of scientists has detected the faintest early-universe galaxy ever, according to a report... Read more
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redOrbit
Scientists find link between dark matter and primordial black holesprovided important clues The Goddard astrophysicist was a member of a team tha
Scientists find link between dark matter and primordial black holes
redOrbit / Posted 11 hours ago
provided important clues The Goddard astrophysicist was a member of a team that, in 2005, used NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope to explore the background glow of infrared light in one portion of the sky, detecting a pattern of patchiness in... Read more
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The Maui News
Maui News staffers recognized for top reporting, photosThe newspaper took first place in the Spot News Reporting category for the stor
Maui News staffers recognized for top reporting, photos
The Maui News / Posted 12 hours ago
The newspaper took first place in the Spot News Reporting category for the story "Police Suit Up for Telescope Protest," written by Staff Writer Chris Sugidono. In the story published on Aug. 21, 2015, Sugidono writes about eight protesters being... Read more
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redOrbit
Scientists solve the 'Faint Young Sun Paradox'water. We call this the Faint Young Sun Paradox.” Now, thanks to observations m
Scientists solve the 'Faint Young Sun Paradox'
redOrbit / Posted 13 hours ago
water. We call this the Faint Young Sun Paradox.” Now, thanks to observations made by NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler space telescope, Airapetian and his colleagues believe that they have come up with an explanation for this apparent paradox. They... Read more
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The China Post
Star Wars filming brings crowds to Irish villageprimary language. Louis Mulcahy, who has been hosting some of the visitors at h
Star Wars filming brings crowds to Irish village
The China Post / Posted 13 hours ago
primary language. Louis Mulcahy, who has been hosting some of the visitors at his pottery shop to view the set through a telescope, complained about the traffic around the Dingle Peninsula, which is already one of Ireland's busiest tourist... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Farmer Murder Witness Describes Shocking Discoverycard and at least N$300 in cash and also took the deceased's .270 SAKO rifle wi
Farmer Murder Witness Describes Shocking Discovery
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
card and at least N$300 in cash and also took the deceased's .270 SAKO rifle with serial number 553150 with a suppressor, telescope and rifle bag and at least eight live .270 rounds, the indictment states. In addition they also stole 30 sheep and... Read more
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ajc.com
8 alternatives to tent camping around Georgiaand more. A dome tent in the Appalachian Mountains. Relax in an over-sized dom
8 alternatives to tent camping around Georgia
ajc.com / Posted 14 hours ago
and more. A dome tent in the Appalachian Mountains. Relax in an over-sized dome tent, complete with a bathtub and telescope. Up to four guests can share three beds in this uniquely decorated escape. A private bath and outdoor shower are... Read more
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PhysOrg
Astronomers find giant planet around very young starAstronomers used the Harlan J. Smith Telescope at the University of Texas at Au
Astronomers find giant planet around very young star
PhysOrg / Posted 14 hours ago
Astronomers used the Harlan J. Smith Telescope at the University of Texas at Austin's McDonald Observatory near Fort Davis, Texas, to search for a planet around star CI Tau. Credit: Ethan Tweedie Photography In contradiction to the long-standing idea... Read more
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National Geographic
Now Is the Best Time to Spot the Space StationAs an added sport, in recent years backyard telescope users have been able to t
Now Is the Best Time to Spot the Space Station
National Geographic / Posted 14 hours ago
As an added sport, in recent years backyard telescope users have been able to track and photograph the ISS, sometimes even as the station passes in front of the sun or moon. Today’s larger amateur telescopes are able to track the station’s movement... Read more
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PhysOrg
Mars triptychwas also rather nearby, at just 76.3 million km from Earth. To capture his imag
Mars triptych
PhysOrg / Posted 15 hours ago
was also rather nearby, at just 76.3 million km from Earth. To capture his image, he used a Celestron 9.25 inch Edge HD telescope. In a Facebook posting, Dylan noted: Mars is at opposition tonight, which means its brighter than it will be for... Read more
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PhysOrg
Finding aliens may be even easier than previously thoughtand Starshot arrays represent what other civilizations may possess. In another
Finding aliens may be even easier than previously thought
PhysOrg / Posted 15 hours ago
and Starshot arrays represent what other civilizations may possess. In another way, the receive mode (Phased Array Telescope) may be useful to search and study nearby exoplanets." DE-STAR, or the Directed Energy System for Targeting of... Read more
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International Business Times
The search for extraterrestrials: How to tell the world you've discovered an alien civilisation ago that we would be able to see such megastructures in exoplanet transit data,
The search for extraterrestrials: How to tell the world you've discovered an alien civilisation
International Business Times / Posted 16 hours ago
ago that we would be able to see such megastructures in exoplanet transit data, such as that gathered by the Kepler Space Telescope. True enough, Kepler did see weird objects such as Tabby's Star, KIC 8426582, with features similar to those... Read more
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Eye Witness News
MeerKAT telescope spots over 50 galaxies International astronomers are visiting the world’s most powerful radio telesc
MeerKAT telescope spots over 50 galaxies
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 hours ago
International astronomers are visiting the world’s most powerful radio telescopes in the Northern Cape. One of the MeerKAT radio telescopes in the Northern Cape, as part of the SKA. Picture: SKA SKA,Square... Read more
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The Columbian
Scientists detect evidence of exocometsthe observations were not able to see the comets directly. Instead, they used t
Scientists detect evidence of exocomets
The Columbian / Posted 16 hours ago
the observations were not able to see the comets directly. Instead, they used the European Space Observatory’s ALMA radio telescope to measure low levels of carbon monoxide gas in a debris disk that had formed around the star. A debris disk is... Read more
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PhysOrg
How to tell the world you've discovered an alien civilisationago that we would be able to see such megastructures in exoplanet transit data,
How to tell the world you've discovered an alien civilisation
PhysOrg / Posted 16 hours ago
ago that we would be able to see such megastructures in exoplanet transit data, such as that gathered by the Kepler Space Telescope. True enough, Kepler did see weird objects such as Tabby's Star, KIC 8426582, with features similar to those... Read more
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DW
Deal to build world's largest telescope signed |The European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) will have a main mirror measurin
Deal to build world's largest telescope signed |
DW / Posted 17 hours ago
The European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) will have a main mirror measuring nearly 40 meters (43 yards) in diameter, making it the largest optical telescope in the world, and will be built on a chosen site on the Cerro Armazones, a 3,000-meter... Read more
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PhysOrg
The future of personal satellite technology is here – are we ready for it?accessible region of space from around 200 to 800 miles above the Earth, where
The future of personal satellite technology is here – are we ready for it?
PhysOrg / Posted 17 hours ago
accessible region of space from around 200 to 800 miles above the Earth, where human-tended missions like the Hubble Space Telescope and the International Space Station (ISS) hang out. But they can attain more distant orbits; NASA plans for most of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Decoding light for clues about dark matterThe Prime Focus Spectrograph will be mounted on the 8.2-metre Subaru Telescope
Decoding light for clues about dark matter
PhysOrg / Posted 17 hours ago
The Prime Focus Spectrograph will be mounted on the 8.2-metre Subaru Telescope in Hawaii. Credit: Prime Focus Spectrograph Project An international team of researchers is developing an instrument that will decode the light of the night sky to... Read more
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dna
Studies show many 'habitable planets' may actually be too hot for lifehost planets, pushing the number of potentially habitable planets into the bill
Studies show many 'habitable planets' may actually be too hot for life
dna / Posted 18 hours ago
host planets, pushing the number of potentially habitable planets into the billions. This month, both the Belgian robotic telescope TRAPPIST and NASA's Kepler planet-hunting spacecraft have announced the discovery of multiple near-Earth-sized... Read more
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EarthSky
Is dark matter made of black holes?unexpectedly high masses of merging black holes detected last year [by LIGO].
Is dark matter made of black holes?
EarthSky / Posted 18 hours ago
unexpectedly high masses of merging black holes detected last year [by LIGO]. Left: This image from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope shows an infrared view of a sky area in the constellation Ursa Major. Right: After masking out all known stars,... Read more
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PhysOrg
How do astronauts overcome eating challenges in space?universe. Space was so intriguing, even when technology didn't allow clear obse
How do astronauts overcome eating challenges in space?
PhysOrg / Posted 18 hours ago
universe. Space was so intriguing, even when technology didn't allow clear observation or exploration. The invention of the telescope, however, gave observers a new perspective. The work that Kepler, Galileo and many other scientists performed in... Read more
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New Kerala
Astronomers spot original seeds of monster black holes - newkerala.com #68125models and applied a new analysis method to data from the NASA Chandra X-ray Ob
Astronomers spot original seeds of monster black holes - newkerala.com #68125
New Kerala / Posted 20 hours ago
models and applied a new analysis method to data from the NASA Chandra X-ray Observatory, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, and the NASA Spitzer Space Telescope to find and identify the two objects. Both of these newly discovered black... Read more
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The Hindu
Vast cluster of galaxies spotted in early universecluster membership. The team, led by Lee and Arjun Dey of the US National Opti
Vast cluster of galaxies spotted in early universe
The Hindu / Posted 21 hours ago
cluster membership. The team, led by Lee and Arjun Dey of the US National Optical Astronomy Observatory, used the Mayall telescope at the Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona to obtain very deep images of a small patch of sky, about the size... Read more
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iol.co.za
MeerKAT captures image of 50 galaxiesThe South African MeerKAT radio telescope has captured an image showing more th
MeerKAT captures image of 50 galaxies
iol.co.za / Posted 21 hours ago
The South African MeerKAT radio telescope has captured an image showing more than 50 galaxies never seen, using four of its eventual 64 dishes. Dr Fernando Camilo, Square Kilometre Array (SKA) South Africa’s chief scientist, said the image showed... Read more
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The Financial Express
Vast cluster of galaxies spotted in early universecluster membership. The team, led by Lee and Arjun Dey of the US National Opti
Vast cluster of galaxies spotted in early universe
The Financial Express / Posted 22 hours ago
cluster membership. The team, led by Lee and Arjun Dey of the US National Optical Astronomy Observatory, used the Mayall telescope at the Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona to obtain very deep images of a small patch of sky, about the size... Read more
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New Kerala
NASA, ex-Microsoft technologist lock horns over asteroid data - newkerala.com #68008observational data', Myhrvold said findings originating from NASA's Wide-field
NASA, ex-Microsoft technologist lock horns over asteroid data - newkerala.com #68008
New Kerala / Posted 22 hours ago
observational data', Myhrvold said findings originating from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) space telescope are fundamentally flawed in their assessment of the size of more than 157,000 asteroids. "None of their results... Read more
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The Auto Channel
2016 Kia Optima LX 1.6 Turbo Review by Carey Russ +VIDEOequipment including alloy wheels, solar windshield glass, cruise control, varia
2016 Kia Optima LX 1.6 Turbo Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO
The Auto Channel / Posted 23 hours ago
equipment including alloy wheels, solar windshield glass, cruise control, variable-speed intermittent wipers, a tilt- and telescope-adjustable steering wheel with audio and cruise controls, a trip computer, and audio choices including AM, FM,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Jail for crossbow, axe attack on ex’s husbandCentral Coast. A TEXAN “armed to the hilt” with a crossbow and knives, who sta
Jail for crossbow, axe attack on ex’s husband
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 hours ago
Central Coast. A TEXAN “armed to the hilt” with a crossbow and knives, who staked out his ex-wife’s home for a week with a telescope before attacking her new husband, has been sentenced to a non-parole period of three years’ jail. Jeffrey Hooten,... Read more
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Daily Mail
NASA's yearlong spaceman still has sore feet, fatigueemergency room. Scott Kelly flew in space four times, beginning with space shu
NASA's yearlong spaceman still has sore feet, fatigue
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
emergency room. Scott Kelly flew in space four times, beginning with space shuttle Discovery's trip to Nasa's Hubble Space Telescope on the STS-103 servicing mission in 1999. On his second mission, STS-118, he crossed the threshold of the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Star Wars filming brings crowds to Irish beauty spotprimary language. Louis Mulcahy, who has been hosting some of the visitors at
Star Wars filming brings crowds to Irish beauty spot
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
primary language. Louis Mulcahy, who has been hosting some of the visitors at his pottery shop to view the set through a telescope, complained about the traffic around the Dingle Peninsula, which is already one of Ireland’s busiest tourist... Read more
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New Kerala
Probable connection between primordial black holes, dark matter? - newkerala.com #67848black holes each about 30 times the sun's mass." In 2005, Kashlinsky led a tea
Probable connection between primordial black holes, dark matter? - newkerala.com #67848
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
black holes each about 30 times the sun's mass." In 2005, Kashlinsky led a team of astronomers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope to explore the background glow of infrared light in one part of the sky. The researchers reported excessive... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Star Wars filming brings crowds to Irish beauty spotprimary language. Louis Mulcahy, who has been hosting some of the visitors at
Star Wars filming brings crowds to Irish beauty spot
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
primary language. Louis Mulcahy, who has been hosting some of the visitors at his pottery shop to view the set through a telescope, complained about the traffic around the Dingle Peninsula, which is already one of Ireland's busiest tourist... Read more
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examiner.com
NASA installs cameras on future space telescopeThe team building NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the world's most powerful
NASA installs cameras on future space telescope
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
The team building NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the world's most powerful space telescope, has completed a key task by installing a set of cameras and other recording devices into the telescope structure, the agency announced May 24. The... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Westlake woman accused of writing $166,700 in church checks to herselfDriver accused in hit-and-run acting in 'self-defense' UH files motion to remo
Westlake woman accused of writing $166,700 in church checks to herself
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
Driver accused in hit-and-run acting in 'self-defense' UH files motion to remove hearings officer in Thirty Meter Telescope caseUH files motion to remove hearings officer in Thirty Meter Telescope case (Image: Thirty Meter Telescope) The... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
JPD officers find boy lost in storm drainDriver accused in hit-and-run acting in 'self-defense' UH files motion to remo
JPD officers find boy lost in storm drain
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
Driver accused in hit-and-run acting in 'self-defense' UH files motion to remove hearings officer in Thirty Meter Telescope caseUH files motion to remove hearings officer in Thirty Meter Telescope case (Image: Thirty Meter Telescope) The... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
UH files motion to remove hearings officer in Thirty Meter Telescope casemotion with the Board of Land and Natural Resources to have the contested case
UH files motion to remove hearings officer in Thirty Meter Telescope case
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
motion with the Board of Land and Natural Resources to have the contested case hearings officer in the ongoing Thirty Meter Telescope dispute removed. Ricky May Amano was selected by the state to rule on UH's request for a conservation land use... Read more
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Daily Mail
Karlie Kloss drips in Swarovski crystals as new face of brandseveral times before finally getting it right. Captivated: Karlie looked in aw
Karlie Kloss drips in Swarovski crystals as new face of brand
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
several times before finally getting it right. Captivated: Karlie looked in awe of the city skyline as she gazed through a telescope inside the soiree Shine bright like a diamond: Karlie recently told New York magazine 'It's a brand that I've worn... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Look up and see Mars at its brightest in Londonto 400 million kilometres, according to NASA. Space lovers seeking a better vi
Look up and see Mars at its brightest in London
Sarnia Observer / Posted yesterday
to 400 million kilometres, according to NASA. Space lovers seeking a better view of the red planet should grab a telescope, Cami said, to see surface details, including the polar caps. Don’t have one? No problem. Head to Hume Cronyn... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Look up and see Mars at its brightest in Londonto 400 million kilometres, according to NASA. Space lovers seeking a better vi
Look up and see Mars at its brightest in London
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted yesterday
to 400 million kilometres, according to NASA. Space lovers seeking a better view of the red planet should grab a telescope, Cami said, to see surface details, including the polar caps. Don’t have one? No problem. Head to Hume Cronyn... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Look up and see Mars at its brightest in Londonto 400 million kilometres, according to NASA. Space lovers seeking a better vi
Look up and see Mars at its brightest in London
Chatham Daily News / Posted yesterday
to 400 million kilometres, according to NASA. Space lovers seeking a better view of the red planet should grab a telescope, Cami said, to see surface details, including the polar caps. Don’t have one? No problem. Head to Hume Cronyn... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Look up and see Mars at its brightest in Londonto 400 million kilometres, according to NASA. Space lovers seeking a better vi
Look up and see Mars at its brightest in London
The Brantford Expositor / Posted yesterday
to 400 million kilometres, according to NASA. Space lovers seeking a better view of the red planet should grab a telescope, Cami said, to see surface details, including the polar caps. Don’t have one? No problem. Head to Hume Cronyn... Read more
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