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APOD: 2014 April 18 - Red Moon, Green Beam

Red Moon, Green Beam 
Image Credit & Copyright: Dan Long (Apache Point Observatory) - Courtesy: Tom Murphy (UC San Diego)

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APOD: 2014 April 16 - Spica, Mars, and Eclipsed Moon

Spica, Mars, and Eclipsed Moon 
Image Credit & CopyrightDamian Peach

Explanation: A beautiful, reddened Moon slid through dark skies on April 15, completely  119 more words

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APOD: 2007 February 2 - Flame Nebula Close-Up

Flame Nebula Close-Up

Credit & Copyright: Robert Gendler, Jan-Erik Ovaldsen

Explanation: Of course, the Flame Nebula is not on fire. Also known as NGC 2024, the nebula’s suggestive reddish color is due to the glow of hydrogen atoms at the edge of the giant Orion molecular cloud complex some 1,500 light-years away.

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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

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