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SPACEWEATHER: Strange Northern Lights!

This is from SpaceWeather…. very cool. I’ll bet this freaked out a lot of people… though there aren’t a lot of people up there. ___ ROCKETS DUMP CHEMICALS INTO NORTHERN LIGHTS: Last night (April 5th) in Norway, researchers at the Andøya … Continue reading

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A Small Asteroid Hit Earth on 2 June

Sometimes friends and I joke – but not really – about how it might be preferable, given how things are going these days, to have an asteroid strike. That’s what happened on Saturday 2 June.  Don’t worry.  We are still … Continue reading

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Conjunction Junction: planetary edition

MORNING PLANETS:  Set your alarm for dawn on Wednesday morning May 11th.  Jupiter and Venus will be in conjunction, shining through the eastern twilight only half a degree apart.  It’s a spectacular way to begin the day.  Visit http://spaceweather.com for … Continue reading

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LOOK! Up in the sky!

Space Weather News for June 25, 2010 http://spaceweather.com  SPACE STATION IN CONSTANT SUNLIGHT:  For the next few days, the  International Space Station (ISS) will be orbiting Earth in constant sunlight.  This sets the stage for a remarkable sky show.  Because … Continue reading

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Shine on Harvest Moon!

Space Weather News for Oct. 2, 2009 http://spaceweather.com HARVEST MOON: This weekend’s full Moon has a special name–the Harvest Moon. It’s the full moon closest to the northern autumnal equinox (Sept. 22). In years past, farmers depended on the light … Continue reading

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