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Asteroid To Just Miss Earth

Asteroid DA14 is going to pass within 18,000 miles of the Earth this coming Friday night, Feb. 15 around 7:30.

It’s about 150 feet in diameter — half the size of football field — and weighs 18,000 metric tons. 48 more words

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Mike Lynch: The Moon & Jupiter

Mike Lynch says the moon and Jupiter won’t be quite as close Wednesday night but will still be a nice sight. Jupiter will be a little to the upper right of the full moon. 61 more words


A Celestial Hugging For Christmas

Tonight and Tuesday night the moon, the Pleiades, and the bright planet Jupiter are have a big celestial hugging.

In fact, tomorrow night the moon and Jupiter will less than a degree apart, almost touching.

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Conjunction Between Full Moon And Jupiter

Tonight they’ll be a lovely celestial conjunction — or what I like to call a celestial hugging — between the full moon and the bright planet Jupiter. 40 more words

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Leonid Meteor Shower

The Leonid meteor shower is peaking out this weekend.

The best time to see it is tomorrow (Saturday) morning from midnight to 6 a.m. in the countryside; you may see up and over 30 meteors an hour. 44 more words

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Jupiter-Moon Conjunction

There will be a very tight celestial hugging between the moon and Jupiter in the eastern sky.

They both rise in the eastern sky a little before 8pm and they’ll only be about a degree apart. 41 more words

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International Space Station Sighting

You can see the International Space Station this evening.

It’ll fly over the Twin Cities from 7:18 to 7:24 p.m. basically across the northern half of the sky moving from the west to the east. 29 more words

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