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June 11, 2023


See the stars of the Spring Triangle reach high in the sky this month

The stars and constellations that make up the Spring Triangle reach their highest point as the season comes to an end, making for a perfect time to observe the nearby “Realm of the Galaxies.” Comments (0). the stars of the spring night sky.

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Watch SpaceX launch 53 Starlink satellites early Monday

SpaceX will launch another big batch of its Starlink internet satellites to orbit early Monday morning (June 12), and you can watch it live. A Falcon 9 rocket topped with 53 Starlink spacecraft is scheduled to lift off Monday at 3:10 a.m. EDT (0710 …

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The New York Times

Owen Gingerich, Astronomer Who Saw God in the Cosmos, Dies at 93

Professor Gingerich, who lived in Cambridge, Mass., and taught at Harvard for many years, was a lively lecturer and writer. During his decades of teaching astronomy and the history of science, he would …

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Full supermoons: 4 in a row starting on July 3

At full moon, the sun, Earth and moon align in space, in that order, with Earth in the middle. The moon’s day side – its fully lighted hemisphere – directly faces, us and that is why the moon looks full. Read about full supermoons below.

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Yahoo News

NASA Says There May Be Life on the Moon After All

You probably think of the Earth’s Moon as a dead husk, void of life. But NASA says the astronauts who are scheduled to touch down on the surface of the Moon as soon as late 2025 — if everything goes according to plan, an increasingly significant “if” …

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Florida Today

Weather conditions good for SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launch early Monday from Cape Canaveral

The next Space Coast launch may wake up some residents early Monday morning, as a SpaceX Falcon 9 is set to liftoff from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station between 2:40 a.m. and 5:22 a.m. EDT. Weather conditions around the Cape’s Launch Complex 40 are …

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Mars isn’t as red as you might have thought

But a new mosaic image of Mars shows Earth’s neighbor as much more than a rusty sphere. With veins of contrasting colors running through it, you can start to see the world the way it probably once was — more Earth-like, laced with oceans and rivers rushing …

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Fungi may offer ‘jaw-dropping’ solution to climate change

A study published in Current Biology on Monday found that fungi gobble up more than a third of the world’s annual fossil fuel emissions. As such, fungi “represent a blind spot in carbon modeling, conservation …

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Duluth News Tribune

Astro Bob: Have you seen the Milky Way lately?

On June 8 smoke from Canadian wildfires cleared and the Milky Way returned to its usual splendor. The glowing band of light is comprised of billions of stars near and far that blend together to form luminous haze.

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Lake County News

Space News: Parker Solar Probe flies into the fast solar wind and finds its source

Artist’s concept of the Parker Solar Probe spacecraft approaching the sun. Launched in 2018, the probe is increasing our ability to forecast major space-weather events that impact life on Earth. Image credit: NASA. BERKELEY, Calif.

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