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May 8, 2022

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Space.com

2023 will also see two lunar eclipses. The first will be May 5 to 6, 2023; it’s another penumbral one visible, at least partially, from southern and eastern Europe, Antarctica, most of Asia, Australia, Africa as well as the Pacific, Indian and Atlantic …

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Space.com

On the night of May 15-16, the attention of millions of people will be drawn skyward, where a mottled, coppery globe — the moon — will be completely immersed in the long, tapering cone of shadow cast into space by our planet. If the weather is clear, …

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Space.com

The video is set to the music of “The Blue Danube” waltz by Johann Strauss II and shows the astronauts performing intricate choreography as they sail by each other in weightlessness.

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Space.com

Space coast residents got a treat early Friday (May 6) when SpaceX’s the latest Starlink satellite fleet launch spawned an eerie glowing cloud that shined like some medieval fantasy monster in the predawn sky. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket topped with 53 of …

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EarthSky

The excitement of the James Webb Space Telescope mission continues. NASA announced on April 28, 2022, that the alignment process is now complete. Teams have just completed the seventh and final stage, and all the science instruments are almost ready to …

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CNN

The proposal, “A Beacon in the Galaxy” (BITG), was presented by 11 researchers from a range of institutions, including NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. It was published this week in Arxiv, an open-access repository of scientific papers.

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Space.com

The story begins with a galaxy known as 1ES 1927+654, which briefly ceased X-ray emissions for a few months, then resumed and increased. So far, the potential black hole observations represent a unique situation visible from 236 million light-years away.

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Livescience.com

Great white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) have migrations that are often difficult to track. (Image credit: Stuart Westmorland/Getty Images).

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WFMZ Allentown

By the time that Luna entered the Earth’s penumbra, the secondary shadow, where an astronaut on the moon would witness part of the Earth covering part of the sun, the sky was mostly clear and continuing to improve.

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Mashable

In the deep cosmos, the Hubble Space Telescope found evidence that a star remains after its companion star (they orbited each other) went supernova — an extremely powerful stellar explosion. The exploded star, dubbed …

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