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Picture of the Day – The Milky Way Galaxy at Sunrise.

October 29, 2014 – Picture of the Day: A gorgeous shot of the Milky Way and sunrise over Yosemite National Park in California. David Shield created this image from 11 separate shots. He photographed the night sky at 11 pm … Continue reading

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The Biggest Baddest Black Hole Ever Discovered.

February 26, 2013 – An illustration of a black hole the size of nearly 10 billion Suns. Inside it, where gravity is so in- tense that not even light can escape, our solar system is shown to scale: Astronomers are … Continue reading

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Astronomers Discover “Dancing” Planet!

November 10 – 2012 – Astronomers Discover “Dancing” Planet With Two Suns: Well, it’s not exactly doing the Cha Cha, however Kepler-16b, as the planet is called, does continually rotate around two stars. One is orange/yellow like our Sun, and … Continue reading

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