Archive: 5/01/2010

STAR TRAK for January

( -- Once every 26 months or so, Mars comes closest to Earth in its orbit around the sun. That time has come again. Mars will reach opposition on Jan. 29, meaning it will be opposite the sun in our sky -- rising ...

dateJan 05, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Centuries-Old Star Mystery Coming to a Close

( -- For almost two centuries, humans have looked up at a bright star called Epsilon Aurigae and watched with their own eyes as it seemed to disappear into the night sky, slowly fading before coming back to life ...

dateJan 05, 2010 in Astronomy
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