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Nanodust particles in the interplanetary medium

Dust particles smaller than about a wavelength of light are abundant in our solar system, created by collisions between asteroids and from the evaporation of comets. As they scatter sunlight, these particles produce the zodiacal ...

dateMar 09, 2015 in Astronomy
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Tiny dust particles in the solar system

( —In our solar system, dust particles are abundant, created by asteroid collisions and by the evaporation of comets. These particles are the source of the zodiacal light, a diffuse glow in the night sky that extends ...

dateSep 09, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Comet Lemmon, Now in STEREO

An icy interloper was in the sights of a NASA spacecraft this past weekend. Comet 2012 F6 Lemmon passed through the field of view of NASA's HI2A camera as seen from its solar observing STEREO Ahead spacecraft. As seen in ...

dateApr 25, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Where is Mars's moon Deimos?

(—Despite more than a century of observations, the orbit of the Martian moon Deimos is still not known to a high degree of accuracy, but a new study using images taken by ESA's Mars Express orbiter has provided ...

dateSep 24, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Space storm tracked from sun to earth

( -- For the first time, a spacecraft far from Earth has turned and watched a solar storm engulf our planet. The movie, released today during a NASA press conference, has galvanized solar physicists, who say it ...

dateAug 19, 2011 in Astronomy
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