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Dawn triangle of planets

Winter is approaching. The early, wakeful sunbeams of summer are a fading memory as October mornings grow dark and cold. Frankly, waking up isn't as easy as it used to be.....

dateOct 26, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Tracking the night sky for January 2015

Jupiter will dominate the night during January from the time it rises until dawn, soaring high across the sky in the constellation Leo the Lion about 10 degrees northwest of Leo's brightest star, Regulus.

dateJan 05, 2015 in Space Exploration
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ESA image: Station over Darmstadt

This image is a composite of nine photos taken 5–10 minutes after midnight on 6–7 June 2014 and shows the International Space Station with the Expedition 40 crew, including ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, orbiting 410 ...

dateJun 11, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Juno spacecraft images 'Big Dipper'

( -- In England it is known as the "Plough," in Germany the "Great Cart," and in Malaysia the "Seven Ploughs." Since humanity first turned its eyes skyward, the seven northern hemisphere stars that compose the "Big ...

dateMay 11, 2012 in Space Exploration
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