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Did the Wall Street Journal tweet the truth?

According to the Wall Street Journal, NASA’s spacecraft, Juno, completed the closest pass around the solar system’s largest and oldest planet, Jupiter, on Tuesday morning, August 30, 2016. 351 more words

EarthSky

No Signs of Aliens Yet, But This Mysterious Star Continues to Baffle Astronomers

A new report indicates that Tabby’s Star is dramatically decreasing in brightness, raising more questions about the mechanism behind the fluctuations.

A STRANGE STAR

Last fall, an unassuming star called KIC 8462852 became a hot topic among astronomers and astronomy fans after the planet-hunting Kepler telescope showed unusual light fluctuations in the area. 381 more words

Plumes of Smoke From Blue Cut Fire Can Be Seen From Space

A recent image of released by NASA of the Blue Cut Fire burning in San Bernardino County showed several long plumes of smoke that can be seen from space. 90 more words

Local News

What's Up for August 2016

What exciting things are happening in the night sky? Check out the video below, from NASA’S Jet Propulsion Laboratory:

Astronomy

See the Stunning First-Ever Video of Jupiter and Its Moons

You’re not going to find a lot of romance in orbital physics. Little objects orbit big objects; big objects orbit bigger objects. The entire galaxy orbits around a central pivot point. 277 more words