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  • Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is a stinker
    2.5-mile comet won't kill you, but its smell will gag your senses
    After a 10-year journey through the Solar System, Europe's Rosetta orbiter arrived at its destination with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. And from tests performed on the 2.5-mile-wide space rock, Comet 67P is a stinker, like to the tune of...
  • NASA, Europe, and India spacecraft survive a near miss with comet near Mars
    Near miss with Comet Siding Spring around the Red Planet Mars
    According to Yahoo! News on Monday, a comet by the name of Comet Siding Spring, as first discovered by Siding Spring Observatory in Australia, had a near miss with NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter,Odyssey, andMAVEN. This provided an...
  • Mars to see comet impact this weekend? Possible catastrophic event (Video)
    Mars to see comet impact this weekend? Possible catastrophic event (Video)
    A comet on a million-year-long journey from the outer limits of the Solar System could very well crash into Mars on its first-ever trip inside the orbital paths of the inner planets. Space.com reported Oct. 13 that Comet Siding Spring, also known...
  • Dwarf Galaxy
    Why a leaky galaxy may provide a clue to universe evolution
    Approximately 2.9 billion light-years away, a (comparatively) tiny galaxy named J0921+4509 is slowly leaking radiation despite the dense “cold cloud” that absorbs the majority of energy within the system. According to a report...
  • blood moon total lunar eclipse tetrad october 2014
    How to photograph tonight's 'Blood Moon' with a digital camera
    Tonight/tomorrow morning will bring one of the rarest and most spectacular of all celestial phenomenon: a total lunar eclipse. So, with a few years separation being the typical average for aneclipsein any given location, it is only natural that...
  • blood moon total lunar eclipse tetrad october 2014
    Blood moon (total lunar eclipse) coming tonight/tomorrow morning
    Tonight/tomorrow morning, sky watchers all across North America will be treated to one of the most spectacular, and rare, of all celestial sights: atotal lunar eclipse. So, with the eclipsecoming in just a day, why not start understanding what you...
  • blood moon total lunar eclipse tetrad october 2014
    Blood moon is (total lunar eclipse) coming tonight
    Tonight/tomorrow morning, sky watchers all across North America will be treated to one of the most spectacular, and rare, of all celestial sights: atotal lunar eclipse. So, with the eclipsecoming in just a hours, why not start understanding what...
  • Lunar eclipse to provide unique predawn show
    Telescopes stand poised for Wednesday's total lunar eclipse
    Backyard astronomers and public observatories across America will have telescopes trained on a total lunar eclipse Wednesday as the Earth passes between the Sun and the Moon in a rare celestial event.The Sun, Earth and Moon will align forcing our...
  • Russian Satellite
    Conspicuous Russian spy satellite burns up over Rocky Mountains
    In the late evening of Sept. 2, dozens of people from New Mexico to Montana witnessed a bright red ribbon cut across the sky as three “rocks” came tumbling down to Earth. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that the sky rocks weren...
  • Solar flare headed toward Earth
    Solar Storm to hit Earth this weekend
    There’s a storm coming and battening down the hatches is not going to do much. That’s because this particular storm is a massive solar flare that will strike the Earth sometime tomorrow or Saturday. The sun let off an X class flare,...
  • 2014 RC diagram
    Asteroid passes within 40,000 kilometers of Earth
    On Sept. 7 at 2:01 p.m. EDT, asteroid 2014 RC, nicknamed “Pitbull,” passed over New Zealand at a distance of 33,550 kilometers from Earth. For reference, the Moon is 384,400 kilometers from Earth on average.The asteroid is about 12...
  • Supermoon
    2014's final 'supermoon' to light up night skies Monday
    If you’re looking forward to the impending season full of changing leaves and sweaters and pumpkin-flavored everything, get excited because on Monday the night sky will in a way herald the end of summer. You may have caught a glimpse of last...
  • Asteroid will have close encounter with Earth
    Asteroid 2014 RC will have close encounter with Earth
    On Wednesday the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) and California Institute of Technology’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) announced that a recently discovered asteroid will pass closely to Earth this Sunday Sept....
  • Asteroid 2014RC to speed past Earth Sunday
    Asteroid 2014RC to speed past Earth Sunday
    A newly discovered asteroid the size of a house will pass close to earth on Sunday bringing the space rock to within 25,000 miles above New Zealand during it's closest approach. NASA confirmed on Wednesday that Asteroid 2014RC will "...
  • The study of astronomy versus astrology
    The study of astronomy versus astrology
    Both astronomy and astrology deal with knowledge. Astronomy is compatible with the Bible. Astrology is not. Actually it is an abomination to God (Deuteronomy 18:9-12). Astronomy is the scientific study of the universe beyond earth, especially the...