It was 15 years ago this month that once certified member of the solar system Pluto was kicked out of the club as it was downgraded to dwarf planet status.…

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Happy Equinox

The Southern hemisphere Autumn Equinox for 2021 will occur at 8:37pm AEDT or 9:37am UT on Saturday March 20. Many cultures around the world celebrate the whole day as the…

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October Skies

No telescope necessary Check out these amazing astronomical view this October. Tonight is the full Moon and if we in the Northern Hemisphere it would be the first of 2…

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The 1859 Carrington Event

A solar flare erupts on January 22, 2012. On the morning of September 1, 1859, Richard Carrington an English amateur astronomer was in his observatory on his country estate outside…

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Seeing Jupiters Galilean Moons

Jupiter has at least 79 natural satellites, or moons — many are small objects that have been trapped by the massive planet's gravity. The four largest moons were first observed…

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