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Small 2014 RC asteroid will fly by Earth in close-up on Sunday, Sept 7

Sep 5, 2014 7:44 pm

NASA JPL confirmed the 2014 RC asteroid will safely soar by Earth on Sunday, so amateur astronomers should be able to catch a peek

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Jupiter's Great Red Spot is shrinking after 100 years of domination

May 16, 2014 5:06 pm

For more than 100 years now The Great Red Spot has dominated Jupiter, but now the massive storm is shrinking and scientist are not sure why

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Bright super nova appears in M82, 12 million light years from earth

Jan 23, 2014 9:10 pm

12 million years a go, a star in M82 decided it was time to go super nova, and we are now just beginning to see the light show

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The Sun flips its magnetic poles halfway through 22 year cycle

Dec 31, 2013 4:36 am

The Sun has just completed a reversal of its magnetic poles marking the midway point of its 22-year cycle

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Comet ISON is no more, new images show that it has fizzled out

Dec 2, 2013 9:26 pm

Comet ISON did in fact vaporize when it passed through the Sun's coronasphere

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Comet ISON partially survives its close encounter with the sun

Nov 29, 2013 5:14 pm

Comet ISON plunges into the outter reaches of the sun and partially survives

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SpaceTT: Saturn, Venus and the Moon to appear side by side tonight

Sep 9, 2013 10:28 pm

Tonight Saturn and Venus will appear in conjunction with a crescent moon! Head outside and check out this rare occurrence

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SpaceTT: Hubble Telescope captures beautiful "Cosmic Caterpillar"

Sep 4, 2013 1:45 am

NASA just released images of a breathtaking bright blue and brown cosmic dust cloud that mimics the likeness of a caterpillar here on earth

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ScienceFriday: NASA to resurrect WISE telescope to hunt for asteroids

Aug 24, 2013 1:04 am

WISE Space Telescope set to begin hunting for near earth asteroids after being mothballed for 2 years

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ScienceFriday: NASA ends efforts to repair Kepler Space Telescope

Aug 16, 2013 9:04 pm

NASA calls time of death on Kepler Space Telescope, ends all efforts to resuscitate the eye in the sky

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Perseid Meteor Shower set to dazzle stargazers on August 11

Aug 6, 2013 9:05 pm

2013 Perseid meteor shower poised to be best of the year

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SpaceTT: Live feed feed of the Moon and Jupiter tonight via Melton Memorial Observatory

Feb 18, 2013 7:30 pm

Check out a live video feed of the Moon and Jupiter tonight between 8pm and 10pm US Eastern

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SpaceTT: Finnish astrophotographer's animated GIF images of Elephants Trunk Nebula are mesmerizing

Feb 18, 2013 7:11 pm

Check out these stunning animated GIF images of Elephants Trunk Nebula

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SpaceTT: Comet ISON comes into view in new NASA image, could prove to be largest comet ever seen

Feb 6, 2013 7:30 pm

NASA shows of image of Comet ISON, most likely the largest comet seen in recorded history

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SpaceTT: Astronomers discover largest objects in known universe

Jan 15, 2013 2:46 pm

Astronomers find largest object in universe, millions of times larger than our galaxy

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SpaceTT: Cosmic supersonic bullets hit the Orion Nebula head on

Jan 11, 2013 7:43 pm

Chilean astronomers release image of cosmic bullets tearing through Orion Nebula

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SpaceTT: Jupiter and Moon align in Christmas skywatching treat

Dec 24, 2012 5:21 pm

Jupiter, Moon align perfectly for Christmas sky watchers.

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