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Ring in the New Year with a couple of comets and a megamaser. Plus, we remember astrophysicist Vera Rubin.
Space Friday's news includes terrestrial planets' orientation, news from Gale Crater, and a bright star's meal.
This week's space news includes defending ourselves from asteroids and an exoplanet with a bejeweled sky.
The dwarf planet harbors water, which means it could harbor life!
Space Friday: Jupiter's big move and meteorites, Cassini's approaching finale, and a new dark matter survey.