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Saturn at opposition 2016

They're back. After a wintertime largely devoid of evening worlds, the planets are once again in the evening sky. First Jupiter, then Mars have crossed opposition over the past few months, and now Saturn is set to take center ...

dateMay 27, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Jupiter reaches opposition on February 6th

Did you see the brilliant Full Snow Moon rising last night? Then you might've also noticed a bright nearby 'star'. Alas, that was no star, but the largest planet in our solar system, Jupiter. And it was no coincidence that ...

dateFeb 05, 2015 in Space Exploration
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'Honey trap' hackers stole Syria rebel plans

Hackers targeted Syrian opposition members with online "honey traps," posing as female supporters to steal battle plans and the identity of defectors, a security firm said in a report Monday.

dateFeb 02, 2015 in Security
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Image: Kaleidoscopic view of Mars

Astrophotographer Leo Aerts from Belgium took advantage of the recent opposition of Mars and captured the Red Planet both "coming and going" in this montage of images taken from October 2013 to June of 2014. Mars reached ...

dateJul 22, 2014 in Space Exploration
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