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By Chris North on July 28, 2018 in
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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.

By AwesomeAstro Pod on July 11, 2018 in
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Will the Parker Solar Probe really touch the surface of the sun and what science will it do?

By Fraser Cain on July 6, 2018 in
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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?

By Astronomy Cast on June 11, 2018 in
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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?

By Rob Webb on June 2, 2018 in
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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 find all the planets in one night!

By WSH team on May 25, 2018 in
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Hey there’s another extrasolar asteroid and China moving toward a moon rover

By Al Grauer on May 20, 2018 in
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How to define lunar calendar based on the first visibility of the lunar crescent. And the recent scientific estimates suggest that a typical human being has the same number of bacteria and other microbes as they do actual human cells.

By Al Grauer on April 15, 2018 in
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Asteroid hunters now frequently spot these small asteroids as they come between the Moon and the Earth’s surface.