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On March 29, the Moon shines close to the planet Saturn and the Libra star Zubenelgenubi late night. April 13, 2013 Lunar Halo’s of the Moon starting @ 9:00 pm. Photos Taken By: Doug B. Howes

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On March the Moon shines close to the planet Saturn and the Libra star Zubenelgenubi late night. April 2013 Lunar Halo’s of the Moon starting @ pm. Photos Taken By: Doug B.

Uranus is in opposition on Oct. 3. It is visible in Pisces all night.

Uranus is in opposition on Oct. It is visible in Pisces all night.

Where to look for Comet ISON low in early dawn on the morning of November 26th. Mercury and Saturn will be much brighter; start with them to find the spot to examine for the comet with binoculars. (The comet symbol is exaggerated.) For scale, this scene is about twice as wide as your fist held at arm's length.

The potentially dazzling Comet ISON is headed for a Thanksgiving rendezvous with the sun on Nov. See tips on how to observe Comet ISON here.

The moon sets in the early evening, leaving dark skies for the peak nights of the 2015 Lyrid meteor shower. The shower will likely be at its best in the dark hours before dawn on April 22 or 23, with the nod going to April 23. The green line depicts the ecliptic.

The moon sets in the early evening, leaving dark skies for the peak nights of the 2015 Lyrid meteor shower. The shower will likely be at its best in the dark hours before dawn on April 22 or with the nod going to April The green line depicts the ecliptic.

11 Must See Skywatching Events for 2014; including: Mars takes the celestial stage Tuesday night (April 8) when it lines up with the Earth and sun in a kind of cosmic preview to the Red Planet's closest approach to Earth during a total lunar eclipse later this month.

Need to break out the telescope.The year 2014 is packed with amazing night sky events. See the year's most exciting celestial events to mark on your calendar in this Space.

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Comet Ison "may possibly" have survived encounter with the sun! Travelling at more than 200 miles per second, Ison passed miles above the sun's surface on Thursday evening. despite speculation that it had fizzled out and no signs were seen.

Explanation of new exoplanets found by Kepler Space Telescope.

Kepler Space Telescope's Alien Planet Bonanza Explained (Infographic) - by Karl Tate, Infographics Artist

Phobos transiting the sun / Curiosity sol 369

Que lixo de eclipse esse em Marte. (Phobos transiting the Sun as seen by the Mars Curiosity rover on Sol - Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems/Texas A & M University).

Photographer Justin Ng photographed Nova Delphinus 2013 on August 18, 2013. He is based in Singapore.

Nova Star Explosion Is Visible to the Naked Eye: Where to Look A dazzling star explosion discovered in the night sky last week is the brightest nova seen from Earth in at least five years and its visible now to the naked eye.

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Spooky alignment of quasars across billions of light-years

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Golden Comet Holmes - Since comet tails tend to point away from the Sun and our line-of-sight was almost directly behind  Comet Holmes, its tail was very difficult to see. At the time the image was made, Comet Holmes appeared as a golden, fuzzy cloud in the constellation Perseus - Image : © Don Goldman

A different astronomy and space science related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.

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