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Explore the moon like never before

Lunar landscape compiled by US Geological Survey

Explore the moon‘s surface at home like never before. Watch those new maps with vast plains, craters, deep valleys, in stunning detail.

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By |April 20, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sun and Moon Halo

Sun and Moon Halo

Sun and Moon are both surrounded by a beautiful circular ice halo, in the two pictures captured on April 1, combined in this creative day and night composite.   Image credit Göran Strand

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By |April 7, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , |

Mooooonwalk

Cow's spacesuit

Scientists in collaboration with farmers, after decades of debates, have finally agreed on the design of the cow’s spacesuit, to survive on a moon expedition.

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By |April 1, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

Moon shadow during Solar Eclipse from an airplane

Moon shadow during Sun Eclipse

Timelapse footage of the moon shadow seen from an airplane, flying along the umbra path of the solar eclipse of 20th March 2015.  Watch the video…

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By |March 30, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , |

Underground ocean larger than Earth’s on Ganymede moon

Ganymede moon and Jupiter

500 million miles from the Sun lies Ganymede moon, slightly larger than the planet Mercury, orbiting Jupiter and may contain more water than all of Earth’s oceans.

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By |March 16, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , |

Lenticular cloud, Moon, Mars and Venus

Lenticular cloud, Moon, Mars and Venus

“The original plan was to photograph a rare angular conjunction of Mars and Venus that occurred a week and a half ago, with the added bonus of a crescent Moon and the International Space Station (ISS) both passing nearby.”  Image credit Nuno Serrão

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By |March 3, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , |

Aurora with Moon on Ice

Ice, Moon with a halo, Jupiter and Aurora

This stunning expansive fisheye view of ice, Moon with a halo, Jupiter and Aurora was captured at Jökulsárlón Beach, southeast Iceland.    Image credit Stéphane Vetter (Nuits sacrées)

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By |February 17, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , , , |

Moon- a view of the dark side

Dark side of the moon

What the other, the dark side of the Moon looks like? The side that can’t be seen from the Earth?   Watch the video…

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By |February 7, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

The Coldest Places in our Solar System

Mars poles

These are the coldest places in our Solar System.   The order is from the ‘hottest’ and the coldest is very well known!   Mars. During wintertime, the two polar ice caps get no sun, resulting extreme drop in temperature freezes.   Temperature: -238 degrees Fahrenheit.   Credit: Hubble Space Telescope

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By |February 3, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Venus and young Moon on January 21

The Parthenon, the moon and Venus

Venus, young Moon, Mercury and Mars! A beautiful series of photographs of the sky just after sunset on January 21, 2015!   The Parthenon, the moon just as it was becoming visible and Venus, on January 21, 2015, in Athens, Greece.  Credit Nikolaos Pantazis

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By |January 23, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , |