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NGC 4242

NGC 4242 is about 30 million light-years away. While it can be seen using a small telescope, it isn’t very bright. It’s low luminosity is the result of it’s rather slow rate of star formation. 13 more words

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ISS passed July 23, 2017 at 03:45PM

From July 23, 2017 at 03:45PM, until July 23, 2017 at 03:56PM, the International Space Station passed over overhead for 615 seconds.

Let There Be Light

As I ponder the marvels of human achievement, there are several events that come to my mind. Among many things I think of the construction of the pyramids, the mass production of literature, the discovery of the New World, the founding of our democratic society, the invention of the light bulb, and even the “Miracle on Ice” at the 1980 winter olympics at Lake Placid. 978 more words

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NASA's Hubble captures Mars' tiny moon Phobos photobombing the Red Planet!

Giving scientists hope of discovering evolutionary secrets of the universe, NASA’s Hubble space telescope is keeping everyone on their toes with its incredible images.

In the past, Hubble has helped unearth massive revelations, most of which have turned out to be breakthroughs in the world of space. 269 more words

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ISS passed July 23, 2017 at 02:09PM

From July 23, 2017 at 02:09PM, until July 23, 2017 at 02:19PM, the International Space Station passed over overhead for 599 seconds.

Mercury as Revealed by MESSENGER #NASA

Mercury had never been seen like this before. In 2008, the robotic MESSENGER spacecraft buzzed past Mercury for the second time and imaged terrain mapped previously only by comparatively crude radar. 89 more words

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