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  • What’s Up for June 2013

    What’s Up for June 2013

    This month has it all! beginning early in the month we have a trio of planets visible in the western sky, Mercury,Venus and Jupiter. As the month progresses Asteroid 1998 QE2 witch passed close to Earth on May 31st can be seen in the sky during the full Moon.On June 11th we may witness the return of a rare meteor shower called the Gamma Delphinids by looking high in the Southeast sky at 4.30 Am if you’re an early riser […]

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  • NEO-Targeted by OSIRIS-REx

    NEO-Targeted by OSIRIS-REx

    Asteroid 1999 RQ36 On February 15-2013 Asteroid 2012 DA14 whizzed safely Past Earth. In an effort to better understand NEO’s(Near-Earth Objects) and our planet’s own origins, NASA is sending the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft to asteroid 1999 RQ36 to study the evolution of its orbit and to retrieve a sample for return to Earth.This particular NEO will pass close to Earth in 2018.NEO’s, cross our planet’s orbit on a regular basis, but only a handful are large enough to pose a threat. […]

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  • Asteroid to Whiz Past Earth!

    Asteroid to Whiz Past Earth!

    Asteroid 2012 DA14 to Whiz Past Earth Safely Today Feb. 15,2013 the small near-Earth asteroid 2012 DA14 will pass very close to Earth.Coming from the south to the north,it will be so close that it will pass inside the ring of geosynchronous weather and communications satellites. Asteroid 2012 DA14 will be closest to Earth at about 11:24 a.m. PST (2:24 p.m. EST and 1924 UTC), on Feb. 15, when it will be at a distance of about 27,700 kilometers (17,200 […]

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  • Asteroid Apophis

    Asteroid Apophis

    A Potentially Dangerous Asteroid Spotted This is a very short video showing the progress of an Asteroid spotted by an amateur astronomer.Gianluca Masi captured this view of the asteroid Apophis as it moves silently across the night sky using the Virtual Telescope.This is one of the events to look forward to this year in the night sky. Enjoy and share………… When the world discovers that an asteroid is about to destroy Earth in a few short weeks, life as they […]

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  • Why the World Didn’t End Yesterday

    NASA: Why the World Didn’t End Yesterday As we approach the dreaded date of December 21st, 2012 more and more people talk about the world ending, so I thought I would share this latest video with you. Here we have another explanation for the Mayan calendar by experts in the field, and they support their findings with modern technology that’s readily understood by all. As this video is supposed to represent the day after the so called end of the […]

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  • Shuttle Mission STS-115

    NASA’s Alien anomalies caught on film.This video makes for interesting view, after decades of denial regarding the existence of UFO’s we now have a collection of UFO’s filmed by NASA and Russia during Space missions. It brgins with a UFO filmed after External Tank separation of Shuttle mission STS-115, and continues with Apollo 16 filming a UFO above the Moon. My favorite is the object filmed above the Aurora Borealis. The current idea seems to be that the public is […]

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  • Dawn-Asteroid-Treader

    Voyage of the Dawn Dawn is a NASA spacecraft tasked with the exploration and study of the two largest members of the asteroid belt: Vesta and the dwarf planet, Ceres.Launched on September 27, 2007, Dawn reached Vesta on July 16, 2011, and will orbit and explore it until August 26, 2012. It will than travel to Ceres. The closeup images of the asteroid Vesta show a landscape full of mountains and craters, it looks arid,dry and desolate. It will be […]

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