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Aurora

The Aurora from Terje Sorgjerd on Vimeo. From today’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (a site worth a daily visit!)

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Earth-Like Planet

Astronomers have located an Earth-like planet. Amazing. Since they figured out how to detect planets going around other stars, there have been over 500 planets discovered. And how about this faith-driven statement from an astronomer about the newly-discovered Earth-like planet: … Continue reading

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Ten Great Astrophotos

Sky and Telescope Magazine has posted a collection of stunning pictures taken by amateur astronomers. Find them |here| and enjoy!

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Stars Orbiting Galactic Center

  That short video is the result of a 16 year effort to map the orbits of several stars near the center of our galaxy (The Milky Way). The actual stars move much slower than this (32 million times slower, … Continue reading

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Jupiter, Venus, and the Moon

Be sure to take a look at the sky tonight! In the western sky right after sunset, Jupiter, Venus, and the Moon will be grouped together – it promises to be a gorgeous sight. Do wait too long after sunset … Continue reading

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Earth, Meet Fomalhaut b

  Wow. The picture above is the first DIRECT VISIBLE-LIGHT snapshot of a planet that is in orbit around another star. This planet is circling a star named Fomalhaut, which is 25 light-years away and can be seen from the … Continue reading

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