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Supermoon Eclipse Video

Supermoon Eclipse | Blood Moon | Red Moon This is Rediscovered Astronomy footage of the Supermoon Eclipse last weekend. It was filmed from a location deep in United States southwest desert. I did not use a DSLR camera, as I did not have one available at the time. The recording was mostly improvised, but I…
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Bulge Found On Pluto

Some people have always thought there’s something fishy about [dwarf] planet Pluto. Not only is Pluto in tandem with its moon Charon, has four other moons, but now New Horizons mission discovers a mysterious bulge near the planet’s “north” pole. The following animated image was composed from a series of photos taken by New Horizons…
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Dawn Arrives In Ceres Orbit

Ceres April 2015 NASA/JPL Dawn NASA space probe Dawn achieved orbit around planet Ceres this Friday, March 6, 2015 as it was programmed. The sapce caft had been sending clearer imagery of the [dwarf] planet Ceres since early this year. The probe started to slow down its speed to position itself around the orbit of…
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Amazing Comet Soho 2875 Survives Close Encounter With the Sun

Amazing Comet Survives Close Encounter With the Sun In a video clip from SOHO’s feed, NASA captured a near Sun’s fly-by of a comet that appeared from nowhere. At least, that is what NASA is calling it since it is a non-periodic comet. The comet is the 2875th comet that SOHO’s cameras have captured, acording…
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Sedna, 2012 VP113 y el elusivo orbe llamado Planeta X

Astrónomos, astrofísicos, astrobiólogos, geólogos y otros científicos han buscado por mucho tiempo una Súper Tierra que dé respuesta a las perturbaciones en las órbitas de los planetas del Sistema Solar exterior. Los científicos han buscado un planeta desconocido, de ahí el término “Planeta X”. Como resultado de su búsqueda, el Sistema Solar ha expandido sus…
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Planet X May Be Out There After All

Planet X May Be Out There Planet X has made it to the headlines again. Planet X is the assumed massive planet that may be the cause of perturbations in the orbits of outer [dwarf] planets like Sedna. Space news websites such as Space dot com are now publishing this research by Carlos De La…
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Dawn Makes It To Ceres

NASA’s probe Dawn is approaching to Ceres. The JPL NASA team is directing the Dawn space probe to the asteroid belt [dwarf] planet Ceres. JPL released the following picture Dawn took at 383, 000 km as the probe gets close to Ceres. Ceres, JPL – NASA The JPL team said they expect to place the…
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Mars Helicopter

NASA plans to take mini helicopter to Mars NASA is looking into taking a heliciopter to scout Mars terrain. Sending the helicopter ahead the rovers to scout for destinations would be helpful for Mars rover missions. The atmosphere of the red planet is much lighter than Earth’s and the helicopter wouldn’t be as heavy there.…
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