Posts Tagged ‘moon’

A Moon is Born

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Cassini has detected a disturbance in one of Saturn’s rings—could it be a new moon?

Monday’s Lunar Eclipse

Friday, April 11th, 2014
Total Lunar eclipse 15 June 2011 as seen from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Weather-permitting, skywatchers will be treated to a total lunar eclipse Monday night.

Enceladen Oceans

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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How common are subsurface oceans like those on the moons Enceladus and Europa?

Juno to Jupiter

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
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Juno is on its way to Jupiter, but first it made a quick Earth flyby…


Friday, September 6th, 2013
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While there is no officially acknowledged “man in the moon,” there is a LADEE…

Neptune’s New Moon

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013
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We still have so much to learn about our closest planetary neighbors.

New Moon Around Neptune

Saturday, July 13th, 2013
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New Moon Discovered Around Neptune!

Asteroid Moon

Friday, June 7th, 2013
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Asteroid 1998 QE2 has a moon!

Interns at the AGU

Friday, December 14th, 2012

A group of high school interns at the Academy were among the scientists presenting at last week’s AGU meeting.

Universe Update, January 2012

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Coming at you from the desk of the Director of the Morrison Planetarium, hand-picked stories in space and astronomy news.

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