Saturday, 15 December, 2018
Perseid meteor shower lights up Georgia skies

Perseid meteor shower lights up Georgia skies

The moving debris, ranging from the size of a grain of sand to that of a pea, come from the comet S...

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Weekend brings best time to view Perseids meteor shower

To see it in NYC, you'll want to go to a place with minimal surrounding light pollution, such as roo...

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That shield should absorb the extreme heat of the sun, heating up to 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit and ke...

A partial solar eclipse takes place when the earth moves through the lunar penumbra as the moon tr...

Astronomy Magazine recommends getting up early to try viewing the shower in the last dark hour befo...

This year's show is predicted to be an "average" show by Perseid standards, with as many as 50-60 m...

But the shooting stars have only just began to build in intensity and will soon burst into the night...

The storm was expected to travel west through Thursday with a gradual northwest turn expected Friday...

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said the Hawaiian Islands should monitor the storm's progress. I...

It's an odd feature considering it doesn't have a star to send off the particles that create the a...

Nasa on Friday named the first nine astronauts who will fly to space on Boeing and SpaceX vehi...

The satellite will provide C-band telecommunications services over Indonesia and India, replacing th...

NASA assigned astronauts to crew the first test flight and mission of both Boeing's CST-100 Starli...

The space agency announced that the nine astronauts will launch on the first crewed test flights and...

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On Mars, a dust storm erupted in the southern hemisphere and ballooned into a global dust storm ensh...

Right now, at this very moment, Mars is closer to Earth than it will be for a long, long time. "...

NASA said the reason the eclipse lasted more than one hour and 40 minutes was because the moon ...

Thousands more enjoyed the show from backyards, balconies and on the streets. Mars will be in op...

The event can be observed in a large part of the globe, including in India, where it can be seen aft...

When the three celestial bodies are perfectly lined up, however, the Earth's atmosphere scatters blu...

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On January 31 this year, another total lunar eclipse took place, but it was not really visible i...

They're rare, because even though Earth is constantly projecting a huge shadow into space (due to ...

The good news is that millions of people around the world - from nearly all of Africa to the vast ma...

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However, the phenomenon of totality, which occurs when the moon is completely engulfed in Earth's s...

During opposition, Mars and the sun are on directly opposite sides of Earth, so Mars will rise in ...

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