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Posts in the past four weeks

Monday
Sep 15 2014
16:14 UTC

4 Sky Events This Week: Moon Points to Crab and Leo's Heart

... Lion's Heart and some starry graveyards come this way for skywatchers.

Posted by Breaking Orbit

Friday
Sep 12 2014
11:54 UTC

New Horizons to Pluto

When Percival Lowell began the search Planet X little did he know the countless arguments he would cause and effectively how these would lead to a seemingly ever changing solar […]

Posted by Astronotes

Monday
Sep 08 2014
21:53 UTC

4 Sky Events This Week: Bull’s Red Eye and Green Giant Join Moon

... supermoon starts the week for skywatchers.

Posted by Breaking Orbit

Tuesday
Sep 02 2014
15:05 UTC

5 Sky Events This Week: Milky Way Gems Sparkle While Venus Snuggles With Leo

... bright moon steers skywatchers to Milky Way wonders this week.

Posted by Breaking Orbit

Tuesday
Aug 26 2014
20:46 UTC

The Pluto Firestorm Continues

The Issue is NOT Just Planetary Status I recently got into a fascinating late-evening computer chat with someone who is really incensed that Pluto is no longer a planet. He seemed pretty upset about it, and although not a planetary scientist, seemed cognizant of the IAU's role in the supposed “demotion” of Pluto a few […]

Posted by TheSpacewriter's Ramblings

Friday
Aug 22 2014
02:42 UTC

Space dust indicates ancient origin for Saturn's rings

The origin of Saturn's rings has been one of the most interesting puzzles in planetary science, and now new data from the Cassini spacecraft is helping to fill in the pieces, showing that the majestic ring system is very ancient, probably as old as Saturn itself. The new findings were presented Aug. 15 at the … Continue Reading →The post Space dust indicates ancient origin for Saturn's rings appeared first on The Meridiani Journal.

Posted by The Meridiani Journal

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