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Full cold moon…

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There will be a super-moon  available for  your viewing pleasure in the wee hours on Monday morning,  so either stay up really late tonight, or get up extremely early Monday.

If this fails to move you, try the  Geminid meteor  shower on December 14th,  when you may see up to 120 meteors per hour.

 

 

 

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December 3, 2017 at 5:24 pm

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Flat-earthers, rejoice!

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This man planned to blast off in his homemade rocket  to prove  the earth is a disc,  not a ball.   I hope he had a safe flight,  and will look for further intel on this venture.

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November 24, 2017 at 4:23 pm

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Richard Gordon, R.I.P.

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Apollo 12 astronaut Richard Gordon,  has died.   Unlike some of our space heros,  he went on to do other things with his life.

 

 

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November 8, 2017 at 11:35 am

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Asteroid approach!

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Beware!  Run and hide!   Or perhaps not,  since NASA considers 1.1 million miles from earth to be a  “very close  approach.”   Maybe it ill comfort you to know that the agency thinks there is no chance that asteroid 2014 JO25 will actually collide with our blue ball.

If you know someone with a decent amateur telescope,  ask to watch the asteroid tonight.

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April 19, 2017 at 1:11 pm

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Eugene Cernan, R.I.P.

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Eugene Cernan,  the last astronaut to walk on the moon,  has died.   That leaves only six more living who have strolled on the moon.

 

 

 

 

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February 8, 2017 at 8:17 pm

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Full Hunter’s Moon tonight!

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Tonight you can see  the first  of three super-moons we’ll have in 2016,  so get outside before 6:47 PM central time and enjoy the moon’s closest approach to Earth this year.

 

 

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October 16, 2016 at 8:31 pm

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Space station mystery…

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What was the weird  blue light  outside the Space Station,  and why did the live stream feed suddenly get cut?

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October 4, 2016 at 10:02 am

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