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2015/04/21 18:19
2015/04/21 18:19
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The Lyrid meteor shower seen over New Mexico on April 21-23, 2012. (NASA/MSFC/Danielle Moser) If you see the heavens spittin’ shooting stars across the night sky this week, it’s from the Lyrid meteor...
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2015/04/05 16:10
2015/04/05 16:10
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Don't blink. There's a total eclipse of the moon Saturday - and it's an unusually short one. If there are clear skies, the 3½-hour spectacle is visible from start to finish from...
2015/03/31 17:26
2015/03/31 17:26
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A time-exposure photograph of the Milky Way over the New Mexico desert. The word “galaxy” comes from the Greek for milk.Credit CHRIS COOK/PHOTO RESEARCHERS In 1610, Galileo Galilei published a small...
2015/03/31 11:39
2015/03/31 11:39
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Whenever the Sun, Earth, and Moon form a near-perfect lineup in space, the Moon glides through Earth's deepest shadow—creating a total lunar eclipse. Earth's shadow gradually intrudes across the face...
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2015/03/28 20:19
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The early spring heavens blossom with planetary opportunity, as Jupiter opens the night high in the southeastern sky at sunset. At -2.3 magnitude, find the giant planet near the constellation Cancer....
2015/04/21 18:19
2015/04/21 18:19
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