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Blood Moon rising over Dubrovnik

Blood Moon rising over Dubrovnik

The so-called " blood moon ", when it turns a deep red, is visible at different times in Australia, Africa, Asia, Europe and South America when the sun, Earth and moon line up perfectly, casting Ear...

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Yosemite National Park Closes Some Areas Due To Nearby Wildfire

Yosemite National Park Closes Some Areas Due To Nearby Wildfire

Jerry Brown declared states of emergency for the three largest fires, which will authorize the state to rally resources to local governments. It's unclear whether he has an attorney. Vishal says whi...

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Longest lunar eclipse of 21st century occurs Friday in Egypt

Longest lunar eclipse of 21st century occurs Friday in Egypt

It will be visible nearly everywhere except North and Central America. The next lunar eclipse is going to happen on January 21, 2019 . People would be able to watch the eclipse for six hours ...

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Einstein Theory Passes Black Hole Test

Einstein Theory Passes Black Hole Test

Astronomers think that most large galaxies like the Milky Way should have supermassive black holes in their centers, but it wasn't until the past couple decades that they had compelling evidence...

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Spectators around the world marvel at rare

Spectators around the world marvel at rare "blood moon" eclipse

The occurrence is sometimes called a " blood moon " because - according to a NASA blog - "the light passing through the Earth's atmosphere and falling on the Moon can give it a reddish hue". The ec...

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SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium Communications satellites

SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium Communications satellites

Upon activation of all 10 new satellites, orbital plane five will become the fourth Iridium orbital plane to be comprised exclusively of Iridium NEXT satellites. The final Iridium Next launch is...

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World treated to incredible blood moon

World treated to incredible blood moon

According to scientists, the longest possible theoretical duration for totality during a lunar eclipse is 107 minutes. Unlike with a solar eclipse, viewers do not need protective eye gear to obser...

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Lunar Eclipse 2018 in India Today

Lunar Eclipse 2018 in India Today

The July 27/28, 2018 total lunar eclipse is the 17th total lunar eclipse since 2001, the beginning of this century, which will see 85 total lunar eclipses . The areas in white indicate where the ...

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How to watch the longest 'blood moon' eclipse of the century

How to watch the longest 'blood moon' eclipse of the century

A partial eclipse will precede and follow during the entire phase, each lasting one hour and six minutes. At the same time, Mars will be traveling closer to earth than it has been since 2003, so...

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The blood moon lunar eclipse is here (and so is Mars)

The blood moon lunar eclipse is here (and so is Mars)

During a lunar eclipse , the moon passes through Earth's shadow , giving the natural satellite a blood-red hue. The total eclipse will last 1 hour, 42 minutes and 57 seconds, though a partial e...

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Chandra Grahan 2018: Should you eat during an eclipse

It means that star gazers hoping to witness the lunar eclipse are likely to be disappointed. He said this eclipse will be even longer than the one in January which was close to 45 minutes long. ...

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USA won't see upcoming lunar eclipse

USA won't see upcoming lunar eclipse

What makes the celestial event more special is that it will coincide with the fiery planet, Mars, coming closest to the earth in 15 years, causing it to appear the brightest in the evening sky in it...

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Tech: Mars Express detects liquid water hidden under planet's south pole

Tech: Mars Express detects liquid water hidden under planet's south pole

The ice on Mars would also shield the Martian lake from the damaging radiation that bombards the planet's surface. It was already there or thereabouts - Jupiter's moon Europa and Saturn's moon ...

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‘Blood moon’: How to watch the longest lunar eclipse of the century

‘Blood moon’: How to watch the longest lunar eclipse of the century

But the eclipse won't be visible to those in North America. The next lunar eclipse of such a length is due in 2123. Also, timeanddate .com reported on all eclipses worldwide from 1900 to 21...

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Andromeda galaxy ate Milky Ways long-lost sibling

Andromeda galaxy ate Milky Ways long-lost sibling

The sister galaxy, called M32p, was massive, third in size only to Andromeda and the Milky Way in our small section of the universe. According to the new study from the University of MI, the can...

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Mars making closest approach to Earth in 15 years

Mars making closest approach to Earth in 15 years

The planet's close encounter in 2003 made headlines as it was the closest Mars came to Earth in almost 60,000 years, sparking rumors that it would appear as large as the moon. Nasa has said that there...

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Flash flood watch in effect for Cortland County

Flash flood watch in effect for Cortland County

The National Weather Service is forecasting rain and thunderstorms moving east across Massachusetts Wednesday afternoon through Thursday . Temperatures are near 80 degrees depending on shower tim...

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What Friday's Extra-Long Lunar Eclipse Can Tell Us About The Earth

What Friday's Extra-Long Lunar Eclipse Can Tell Us About The Earth

At 4:58 am, the penumbral eclipse will end. As the moon lines up with the Earth and the Sun, the moon will darken in colour switching from its silvery glow to a rustic, dark red colour. For th...

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Blood moon should be an eerie spectacle this Friday evening

Blood moon should be an eerie spectacle this Friday evening

The partial eclipses that lead up to and follow the total eclipse will last an hour and 6 minutes each. In the evening of July 27, 2018, the Moon will take on a splendid red brick color during a tot...

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Scientists find lake of 'liquid water' on Mars

Scientists find lake of 'liquid water' on Mars

Mars Express scientists Roberto Orosei and his team found a 12.5 mile patch of Mars with high permittivity-so high that the numbers like that are nearly always associated with liquid water, including...

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