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Tag Archives | Moon
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Jupiter has got even more moons than previously thought, with its total haul now coming in at 79! @chrisenorth & @zemogle discuss why the new moons are odd.
Will the Parker Solar Probe really touch the surface of the sun and what science will it do?
Astronomers hate the Moon because it ruins perfectly good observing nights. But is it possible that we all need the Moon for our very existence?
Thanks to Cassini and other spacecraft, we’ve learned a tremendous amount about the icy worlds in the Solar System, from Jupiter’s Europa to Saturn’s Enceladus, to Pluto’s Charon. Geysers, food for bacteria, potential oceans under the ice and more. What new things have we learned about these places?
June is more exciting than normal, by providing us a chance to see all the naked eye planets by month’s end, lunar close encounters with all but Mercury, and an especially close one with Saturn (only 1˚!), with most planets visible for long periods of the night. So get out your scope and try to […]
Hey there’s another extrasolar asteroid and China moving toward a moon rover