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Like NPR "All Things Considered" with a focus on astronomy and space topics to include... literally any object or phenomenon above Earth's atmosphere. Ok sure, we can talk about planet Earth too.

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This arrived in the mail today! I'm extremely excited to start putting it together and use it, but I'm also sort of nervous. It is an Orion XT Classic Dobsonian XT10, so it's big and somewhat ...
Posted by By SkepticalJim28 | 2 comments | AZ, USA | Last Jan 16, 2019
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This photo was taken from the Glasshouse Mountains lookout, Queensland. Why would you want to live anywhere else?
Posted by By davers | 2 comments | Australia | Last Jan 15, 2019
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So I ordered a few books on India's space program...a big one titled 'From Fishing Hamlet to Red Planet', 'ISRO: A Personal History', and 'The Indian Space Programme: India's Incredible Journey From ...
Posted by By VineetHonkan | 3 comments | Canada | Last Jan 13, 2019
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Us from 70 million miles away
Posted by By Hathacat | 5 comments | IL, USA | Last Jan 15, 2019
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Still one of my all time favorites!
Posted by By Hathacat | 5 comments | IL, USA | Last Jan 10, 2019
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Happy perihelion 3 January 2019 5000,000km closer to the sun than at aphelion… Resulting in slightly warmer Northern hemisphere winters and warmer Southern hemisphere summers and visa versa at ...
Posted by By RichieO | 0 comments | Co. Clare Ireland, Ireland | Last Jan 3, 2019
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We basically lost interest in going back to the moon because there is not a competition on that front. Create the competition then we'll be there first thing next year.
Posted by By zjona20 | 4 comments | IL, USA | Last Jan 2, 2019
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Interesting
Posted by By Hathacat | 1 comments | IL, USA | Last Dec 31, 2018
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I remember this when I want to feel bitchy, lol.
Posted by By Hathacat | 4 comments | IL, USA | Last Dec 31, 2018
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Andromeda, (the galaxy, not the constellation) if it were brighter, would appear in our sky six times larger than the full Moon despite being 2.5 million light years away. [waitbutwhy.com]
Posted by By chilehead9 | 6 comments | CA, USA | Last Jan 8, 2019
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Mark Twain was an amazing guy but did you know he was born and died during the years of two visits of Halley's comet?
Posted by By RichieO | 2 comments | Co. Clare Ireland, Ireland | Last Dec 27, 2018
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I've been thinking, NDT is right. We were too busy using the moon landing as a goal for the space race that after Apollo 17 we just said fuck it and then went for Mars. We sort of lost interest and ...
Posted by By VineetHonkan | 2 comments | Canada | Last Dec 31, 2018
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I was out for my morning walk here in India, and I captured a great pic of the Sun as it rose...
Posted by By VineetHonkan | 1 comments | Canada | Last Dec 24, 2018
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How many here are fans of Futurama?
Posted by By VineetHonkan | 7 comments | Canada | Last Dec 28, 2018
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Faint starlight between galaxies shows distribution of dark matter. From Hubble images this makes it much easier to see dark matter and maybe divine whether it is self-interacting. ...
Posted by By Denker | 3 comments | Netherlands | Last Dec 21, 2018
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The "Disappearing Rings" of Saturn! [earthsky.org]
Posted by By mkeaman | 0 comments | HI, USA | Last Dec 21, 2018
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Outer solar system experts find 'far out there' dwarf planet 120 AU from the Sun Pluto is currently only 34 AU from the Sun. [phys.org]
Posted by By chilehead9 | 2 comments | CA, USA | Last Dec 18, 2018
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The most moving video on Youtube, Carl Sagan says it all, we all miss you buddy… [youtube.com]
Posted by By RichieO | 1 comments | Co. Clare Ireland, Ireland | Last Dec 17, 2018
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One of my favorite lunar photos...
Posted by By RichieO | 3 comments | Co. Clare Ireland, Ireland | Last Dec 25, 2018
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Abell deep field long exposure of tiny patch of black area, almost every speck is a galaxy, and note the gravitational lensing…
Posted by By RichieO | 6 comments | Co. Clare Ireland, Ireland | Last Dec 25, 2018
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Here in Toronto every month at U of T (University of Toronto St. George Campus, downtown Toronto, the greatest city in the world! lol) the graduate astronomy society holds an outreach where they ...
Posted by By VineetHonkan | 2 comments | Canada | Last Dec 16, 2018
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IT'S ABOUT TIME! AND VOYAGER 2, CHANG'E-4, NEW HORIZONS, AND ULTIMA THULE [patreon.]
Posted by By Druvius | 0 comments | Clear Lake IA And Berkeley CA, USA | Last Dec 12, 2018
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A map of our solar system where 1 pixel equals the diameter of the Moon. [joshworth.com] You're in for a LOT of scrolling. The distance between Uranus and Neptune compared to the inner planets ...
Posted by By chilehead9 | 4 comments | CA, USA | Last Dec 10, 2018
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This is cool! Video made from Cassini photos. [facebook.com]
Posted by By Lutherzme | 1 comments | PA, USA | Last Dec 6, 2018
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Comet Wirtanen now visible in binoculars. It is in Cetus near the star Phi. Large but diffuse glow about the size of the full moon. No central condensation, just a patch of glowing gas. In the next ...
Posted by By starwatcher-al | 2 comments | Near Prescott, Az, USA | Last Dec 5, 2018


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