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The Sun Rotating

“Does the Sun change as it rotates? Yes, and the changes can vary from subtle to dramatic. In the above time-lapse sequences, our Sun — as imaged by  185 more words

Science

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Mars, Ceres, Vesta 
Image Credit & CopyrightTunç Tezel (TWAN)

Explanation: That bright, ruddy star you’ve recently noticed rising just after sunset isn’t a star at all.  154 more words

Nasa

SEEING A DIFFERENT SIDE OF OUR CLOSEST NEIGHBOR

SEEING A DIFFERENT SIDE OF OUR CLOSEST NEIGHBOR

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). CLICK photo for larger view and look below for information and links. 620 more words

Images

APOD: 2014 April 3 - At the Edge of NGC 2174

 

At the Edge of NGC 2174 
Image Credit: NASAESAHubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Explanation: This fantastic skyscape lies near the edge  118 more words

Ursula LeGuin: An appreciation (part 2: prayer of praise)

A brief prayer from The Left Hand of Darkness comes to me often. On the planet Gethen, in the book, it’s from the Handdara; here on Earth, it sounds like something from process theology. 23 more words

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