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CBS 6 Richmond
‘Dark twin’ of the Milky Way galaxy discoveredthis galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it
‘Dark twin’ of the Milky Way galaxy discovered
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 7 hours ago
this galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it with some of the world’s most powerful telescopes, including the Dragonfly telescope array designed and built by study authors Pieter van Dokkum and Roberto... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next doorof astronomers that announced the discovery did not actually see the planet but
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 hours ago
of astronomers that announced the discovery did not actually see the planet but deduced its existence indirectly, by using telescopes to spot and precisely calculate the gravitational pull on the star by a possible orbiting body — a tried-and-true... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
‘Dark twin’ of the Milky Way galaxy discoveredthis galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it
‘Dark twin’ of the Milky Way galaxy discovered
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 8 hours ago
this galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it with some of the world’s most powerful telescopes, including the Dragonfly telescope array designed and built by study authors Pieter van Dokkum and Roberto... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
‘Dark Twin’ of the Milky Way Galaxy Discoveredthis galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it
‘Dark Twin’ of the Milky Way Galaxy Discovered
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 9 hours ago
this galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it with some of the world’s most powerful telescopes, including the Dragonfly telescope array designed and built by study authors Pieter van Dokkum and Roberto... Read more
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Daily Star
Rock star Ozzy Osbourne gazes at Jupiter and the moons through new £10,000 telescopestar-gazing after visiting LA’s Griffith Observatory in March Ozzy has treated
Rock star Ozzy Osbourne gazes at Jupiter and the moons through new £10,000 telescope
Daily Star / Posted 9 hours ago
star-gazing after visiting LA’s Griffith Observatory in March Ozzy has treated himself to a £10,000 computerised Meade telescope powerful enough to give him a close-up view of Jupiter and its moons. A family friend said: “Ozzy doesn’t have a... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discoveredthis galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discovered
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 11 hours ago
this galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it with some of the world's most powerful telescopes, including the Dragonfly telescope array designed and built by study authors Pieter van Dokkum and Roberto... Read more
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asianage
‘Dark’ Milky Way-sized galaxy foundin the US. The team was able to get a good look at Dragonfly 44 using the W.M.
‘Dark’ Milky Way-sized galaxy found
asianage / Posted 11 hours ago
in the US. The team was able to get a good look at Dragonfly 44 using the W.M. Keck Observatory and the Gemini North telescope in Hawaii. Using observations taken over six nights, astronomers measured the velocities of stars in the... Read more
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asianage
�Dark' Milky Way-sized galaxy foundin the US. The team was able to get a good look at Dragonfly 44 using the W.M.
�Dark' Milky Way-sized galaxy found
asianage / Posted 11 hours ago
in the US. The team was able to get a good look at Dragonfly 44 using the W.M. Keck Observatory and the Gemini North telescope in Hawaii. Using observations taken over six nights, astronomers measured the velocities of stars in the... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
‘Dark twin’ of the Milky Way galaxy discoveredthis galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it
‘Dark twin’ of the Milky Way galaxy discovered
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 14 hours ago
this galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it with some of the world’s most powerful telescopes, including the Dragonfly telescope array designed and built by study authors Pieter van Dokkum and Roberto... Read more
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KECI Missoula
'Dark twin' of the Milky Way galaxy discoveredthis galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it
'Dark twin' of the Milky Way galaxy discovered
KECI Missoula / Posted 16 hours ago
this galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it with some of the world's most powerful telescopes, including the Dragonfly telescope array designed and built by study authors Pieter van Dokkum and Roberto... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discoveredthis galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discovered
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 hours ago
this galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it with some of the world's most powerful telescopes, including the Dragonfly telescope array designed and built by study authors Pieter van Dokkum and Roberto... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discoveredthis galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discovered
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 16 hours ago
this galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it with some of the world's most powerful telescopes, including the Dragonfly telescope array designed and built by study authors Pieter van Dokkum and Roberto... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discoveredthis galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discovered
KTVZ Bend / Posted 16 hours ago
this galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it with some of the world's most powerful telescopes, including the Dragonfly telescope array designed and built by study authors Pieter van Dokkum and Roberto... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
'Dark twin' of the Milky Way galaxy discoveredthis galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it
'Dark twin' of the Milky Way galaxy discovered
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 16 hours ago
this galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it with some of the world's most powerful telescopes, including the Dragonfly telescope array designed and built by study authors Pieter van Dokkum and Roberto... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discoveredthis galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discovered
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 16 hours ago
this galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it with some of the world's most powerful telescopes, including the Dragonfly telescope array designed and built by study authors Pieter van Dokkum and Roberto... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
'Dark twin' of the Milky Way galaxy discoveredthis galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it
'Dark twin' of the Milky Way galaxy discovered
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 16 hours ago
this galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it with some of the world's most powerful telescopes, including the Dragonfly telescope array designed and built by study authors Pieter van Dokkum and Roberto... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SA to experience 'dancing of the planets'but they are motioned around the sun has brought them to alignment.” Calcott s
SA to experience 'dancing of the planets'
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 hours ago
but they are motioned around the sun has brought them to alignment.” Calcott says people can observe the moment from their own backyards and has also organised a viewing with special telescope at Kings School in Randburg. (Edited by Refilwe Pitje... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discoveredthis galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discovered
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 16 hours ago
this galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it with some of the world's most powerful telescopes, including the Dragonfly telescope array designed and built by study authors Pieter van Dokkum and Roberto... Read more
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News 8000
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discoveredthis galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discovered
News 8000 / Posted 17 hours ago
this galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it with some of the world's most powerful telescopes, including the Dragonfly telescope array designed and built by study authors Pieter van Dokkum and Roberto... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discoveredthis galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discovered
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 17 hours ago
this galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it with some of the world's most powerful telescopes, including the Dragonfly telescope array designed and built by study authors Pieter van Dokkum and Roberto... Read more
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CNN
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discoveredare looking at tiny dwarf galaxies that circle the Milky Way to search for the
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discovered
CNN / Posted 17 hours ago
are looking at tiny dwarf galaxies that circle the Milky Way to search for the dark matter particle with X-ray and UV telescopes, but nothing has been found yet. These galaxies are a million times more massive, so we have a higher chance of... Read more
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CNN
Watching a star explode after 'hibernating'of years to evolve. Serendipitous science This observation was all by chance.
Watching a star explode after 'hibernating'
CNN / Posted 17 hours ago
of years to evolve. Serendipitous science This observation was all by chance. As it turns out, having two different telescopes in Chile pointed in the right direction for other reasons allows for serendipitous discoveries. In 2005, the Very... Read more
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KOAT7abc Albuquerque
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discoveredthis galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it
'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discovered
KOAT7abc Albuquerque / Posted 17 hours ago
this galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it with some of the world's most powerful telescopes, including the Dragonfly telescope array designed and built by study authors Pieter van Dokkum and Roberto... Read more
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Al.com
See the spectacular Venus-Jupiter Conjunction tonighta clear view of the western sky just above the horizon about a half-hour after
See the spectacular Venus-Jupiter Conjunction tonight
Al.com / Posted 17 hours ago
a clear view of the western sky just above the horizon about a half-hour after sunset. You'll be able to see it without a telescope, but even a small one will add to the show. In certain areas, local astronomical societies are setting up... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
'Dark twin' of the Milky Way galaxy discoveredthis galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it
'Dark twin' of the Milky Way galaxy discovered
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 18 hours ago
this galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it with some of the world's most powerful telescopes, including the Dragonfly telescope array designed and built by study authors Pieter van Dokkum and Roberto... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
'Dark twin' of the Milky Way galaxy discoveredthis galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it
'Dark twin' of the Milky Way galaxy discovered
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 18 hours ago
this galaxy resembles a virtually indistinguishable blob. But by looking at it with some of the world's most powerful telescopes, including the Dragonfly telescope array designed and built by study authors Pieter van Dokkum and Roberto... Read more
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New Kerala
Astronomers find a 'dark' Milky Way - newkerala.com #110511Dokkum's team was able to get a good look at Dragonfly 44 thanks to the W.M. Ke
Astronomers find a 'dark' Milky Way - newkerala.com #110511
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Dokkum's team was able to get a good look at Dragonfly 44 thanks to the W.M. Keck Observatory and the Gemini North telescope, both in Hawaii. Astronomers used observations from Keck, taken over six nights, to measure the velocities of... Read more
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The Irish Times
Check-in: country fairs and fashion getawaysshooting and fly-casting or take in a view of the magnificent grounds and garde
Check-in: country fairs and fashion getaways
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
shooting and fly-casting or take in a view of the magnificent grounds and gardens through the castle’s 19th century telescope, the Leviathan, which was the largest in the world for 70 years. irishgameandcountryfair.com Haute hitters: Luxury... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Blues wunderkind Marcus King kicks off tour at Revelry Roomwhen musicians talk about their origins in terms of their preadolescent years,
Blues wunderkind Marcus King kicks off tour at Revelry Room
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
when musicians talk about their origins in terms of their preadolescent years, it sounds like they're peering through a telescope into the distant, nearly forgotten reaches of their past. For South Carolina guitarist and vocalist Marcus King,... Read more
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Valley Free Press
Public star party at Afton Forest PreserveLook at stars, galaxies, nebulae and star clusters with the help of NSA member
Public star party at Afton Forest Preserve
Valley Free Press / Posted yesterday
Look at stars, galaxies, nebulae and star clusters with the help of NSA member telescopes. Observing highlights may include the planets Saturn and Mars, the Andromeda Galaxy (M31), nebula M57 (Ring Nebula), galaxies M81 and M82 (Bode’s Galaxy and the... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Star Guide: Cluster proves to be worthy objectsinterpretation of the room size: such is art. Many years ago a friend showed m
Star Guide: Cluster proves to be worthy objects
Lake Tahoe News / Posted yesterday
interpretation of the room size: such is art. Many years ago a friend showed me the Double Cluster in Perseus through his telescope. I saw two clusters, side by side, that’s all. I had no idea of how to appreciate what I was seeing. Then he... Read more
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Philly.com
How Villanova scientists scoped out 'new' planet for watermean the planet, dubbed Proxima b, could theoretically harbor some form of life
How Villanova scientists scoped out 'new' planet for water
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
mean the planet, dubbed Proxima b, could theoretically harbor some form of life. In the next few years, sophisticated new telescopes are expected to shed more light on that question, said Villanova's Edward F. Guinan and Scott G. Engle. The... Read more
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ExtremeTech
This Week In Space: Lost spacecraft found, Curiosity 360 camera, and a new neighbor orbiting Proxima Centauriso this conference should give him a chance to catch us up on his master plan.
This Week In Space: Lost spacecraft found, Curiosity 360 camera, and a new neighbor orbiting Proxima Centauri
ExtremeTech / Posted yesterday
so this conference should give him a chance to catch us up on his master plan. A team of researchers on the Gemini North telescope at the Keck observatory found a galaxy that appears to be composed of 99% dark matter. Following up on earlier... Read more
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The Maui News
Groups struggle to communicate about solar telescope installationNative Hawaiian groups and funding agency National Science Foundation, however,
Groups struggle to communicate about solar telescope installation
The Maui News / Posted yesterday
Native Hawaiian groups and funding agency National Science Foundation, however, have only reached the halfway point. Telescope officials provided an update on the much-maligned $300 million project sitting atop Haleakala on Thursday at the... Read more
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The Register
Go forth Spitzer! To infinity and....NASA’s trusty Spitzer Space Telescope is set to enter the next stage of its mis
Go forth Spitzer! To infinity and....
The Register / Posted yesterday
NASA’s trusty Spitzer Space Telescope is set to enter the next stage of its mission which has been dubbed “Beyond” in October. The 0.85-metre device is the largest infrared telescope in space and covers an important wavelength range - 3 and 180... Read more
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Eye Witness News
South Africans can look forward to the 'Dance of the Planets' tomorrowat the New Creation Family church in Randburg in celebration of the great conju
South Africans can look forward to the 'Dance of the Planets' tomorrow
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
at the New Creation Family church in Randburg in celebration of the great conjunction. A special model computer controlled telescope will be set up and will project live colour images of the planets. “There is a small entry fee of R50. You can see... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Our closest galactic neighbor may also have a habitable planetof light to visit the Centauri system,” Billings says. “That’s one possibility,
Our closest galactic neighbor may also have a habitable planet
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
of light to visit the Centauri system,” Billings says. “That’s one possibility, and we can also look remotely through big telescopes to find out what’s there.” Though scientists just discovered Proxima B, when looking into space, astronomers have... Read more
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PhysOrg
Astronomers find a brown dwarf companion to a nearby debris disk host starthe University of California, San Diego, observed HR 2562 using the Gemini Plan
Astronomers find a brown dwarf companion to a nearby debris disk host star
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
the University of California, San Diego, observed HR 2562 using the Gemini Planet Imager (GPI), mounted on the Gemini South Telescope in Chile. GPI is a high-contrast imaging instrument, allowing imaging and integral field spectroscopy of extrasolar... Read more
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Wired News
Y’all Need to Chill About Proxima Centauri ba message and receive a reply from curious Centaurians.” More traditional scie
Y’all Need to Chill About Proxima Centauri b
Wired News / Posted yesterday
a message and receive a reply from curious Centaurians.” More traditional science also benefits, as future ground-based telescopes, too—like the European Extremely Large Telescope—will be able to make pictures of the planet that are, if not... Read more
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iafrica.com
What you need to know about exoplanetsSEARCHING - When a planet passes directly between its star and an observer - an
What you need to know about exoplanets
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
SEARCHING - When a planet passes directly between its star and an observer - an astronomer peering through a telescope, or a satellite in space - it dims the star's light by a tiny but measurable amount. This transit method has been... Read more
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International Business Times
Massive galaxy found consisting of 99.99% 'invisible' dark matterunderstanding of physics. Dragonfly 44, as the galaxy has been named, was spot
Massive galaxy found consisting of 99.99% 'invisible' dark matter
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
understanding of physics. Dragonfly 44, as the galaxy has been named, was spotted using two of the world's most powerful telescopes, the WM Keck Observatory and the Gemini North Telescope both located on Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano in Hawaii.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Spitzer Space Telescope begins 'Beyond' phaseThis artist's concept shows NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Spitzer begins its
Spitzer Space Telescope begins 'Beyond' phase
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
This artist's concept shows NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Spitzer begins its "Beyond" mission phase on Oct. 1, 2016. The spacecraft is depicted in the orientation it assumes to establish communications with ground stations. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Jupiter and Venus in closest encounter for 50 yearsthe Sun when you attempt to observe the planets. This makes it easier to pick o
Jupiter and Venus in closest encounter for 50 years
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
the Sun when you attempt to observe the planets. This makes it easier to pick out Venus in the bright sky and prevents the telescope accidentally lining up with the Sun causing serious eye damage." Space.com went on to say the Aug. 27 occurrence... Read more
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Queensland Times
Jupiter and Venus in closest encounter for 50 yearsthe Sun when you attempt to observe the planets. This makes it easier to pick o
Jupiter and Venus in closest encounter for 50 years
Queensland Times / Posted 2 days ago
the Sun when you attempt to observe the planets. This makes it easier to pick out Venus in the bright sky and prevents the telescope accidentally lining up with the Sun causing serious eye damage." Space.com went on to say the Aug. 27 occurrence... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Jupiter and Venus in closest encounter for 50 yearsthe Sun when you attempt to observe the planets. This makes it easier to pick o
Jupiter and Venus in closest encounter for 50 years
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
the Sun when you attempt to observe the planets. This makes it easier to pick out Venus in the bright sky and prevents the telescope accidentally lining up with the Sun causing serious eye damage." Space.com went on to say the Aug. 27 occurrence... Read more
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News Mail
Jupiter and Venus in closest encounter for 50 yearsthe Sun when you attempt to observe the planets. This makes it easier to pick o
Jupiter and Venus in closest encounter for 50 years
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
the Sun when you attempt to observe the planets. This makes it easier to pick out Venus in the bright sky and prevents the telescope accidentally lining up with the Sun causing serious eye damage." Space.com went on to say the Aug. 27 occurrence... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Jupiter and Venus in closest encounter for 50 yearsthe Sun when you attempt to observe the planets. This makes it easier to pick o
Jupiter and Venus in closest encounter for 50 years
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
the Sun when you attempt to observe the planets. This makes it easier to pick out Venus in the bright sky and prevents the telescope accidentally lining up with the Sun causing serious eye damage." Space.com went on to say the Aug. 27 occurrence... Read more
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Northern Star
Jupiter and Venus in closest encounter for 50 yearsthe Sun when you attempt to observe the planets. This makes it easier to pick o
Jupiter and Venus in closest encounter for 50 years
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
the Sun when you attempt to observe the planets. This makes it easier to pick out Venus in the bright sky and prevents the telescope accidentally lining up with the Sun causing serious eye damage.” Space.com went on to say the Aug. 27 occurrence... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Jupiter and Venus in closest encounter for 50 yearsthe Sun when you attempt to observe the planets. This makes it easier to pick o
Jupiter and Venus in closest encounter for 50 years
The Daily Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
the Sun when you attempt to observe the planets. This makes it easier to pick out Venus in the bright sky and prevents the telescope accidentally lining up with the Sun causing serious eye damage.” Space.com went on to say the Aug. 27 occurrence... Read more
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International Business Times
Watch parent star of potentially Earth-like planet Proxima b live onlineof astronomers, led by researchers at Queen Mary University of London used Euro
Watch parent star of potentially Earth-like planet Proxima b live online
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
of astronomers, led by researchers at Queen Mary University of London used European Southern Observatory (ESO) telescopes to identify the exoplanet. They named it Proxima b, and say it is the closest to Earth ever identified, which... Read more
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