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Moon and Orion from Space

Moon and Orion from Space Station

The waning crescent Moon, the stars of Orion rising above the eastern horizon and a rare red sprite, as seen from the International Space Station, on August 10.

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By |August 26, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

Blue Moon Halo in Antarctica

Blue Moon Halo in Antarctica

An amazing image with a rare halo, 22 degree rings around the full moon, caused by ice crystals falling in the Earth’s atmosphere, in Antarctica.   Image credit LI Hang

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By |August 11, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , |

Unique view of Moon Transiting the Earth

Moon Transiting the Earth

This animation features actual satellite images of the far side of the moon transiting the Earth – one million miles away, illuminated by the sun.

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

Rare Space Station Lunar Transit

Space Station Lunar Transit

An amazing image of the International Space Station, with a crew of six on-board, seen in silhouette as it transits the moon at roughly 27,600 km/h, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, Woodford, VA.

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By |August 5, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , |

Earth, the Moon, Venus and Jupiter from ISS

Earth, the Moon, Venus and Jupiter from ISS

A unique image from the Space Station: Earth, the Moon, Venus and Jupiter!

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

Blue Moon over Washington

Blue-Moon

Blue Moon, the second full moon for the month of July, is seen next to the dome of the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, on Friday, July 31, 2015.

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By |August 2, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Summer Blue Moon

Summer Blue Moon 1

Blue Moon” is the second Full Moon of July. NASA explains in the video…

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By |August 1, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Comet PanSTARRS, Moon and Venus

Comet PanSTARRS, Moon and Venus

In this impressive image you can see Comet PanSTARRS, complete with two tails and over the trees, far in the distance, are bright Venus and an even brighter crescent Moon.   Image credit Amit Kamble (Auckland Astronomical Society)

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By |July 24, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Audi’s Moon Rover for Google’s Lunar Xprize

Audi's 4WD Moon Rover

Audi is developing the Moon Rover for Google’s Lunar Xprize, that one day could go around the moon.

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By |June 29, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

The incredible night on June 20

 Jupiter, Venus and the moon on June 20

Don’t miss tonight the rare majestic dance of the trio: Jupiter, Venus and the moon.   Take a look at the video…

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