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  • Arctic report card 2017
    por Eleanor Imster el día 12 diciembre 2017 a las 20:10

    The report shows the warming trend that's transforming the Arctic region is persisting. The Arctic shows no sign of returning to reliably frozen region of recent past decades, say scientists. […]

  • How to see rock comet 3200 Phaethon
    por Eddie Irizarry el día 12 diciembre 2017 a las 19:36

    You can't see 3200 Phaethon - parent of the Geminid meteor shower and a strange asteroid-comet hybrid - with the eye alone. But backyard telescopes can pick it up. Charts and more here. […]

  • Don’t miss the Geminids in 2017!
    por Bruce McClure el día 12 diciembre 2017 a las 18:38

    The 2017 Geminid meteor shower might be awesome! Peak mornings December 13 and 14. Moon near morning planets. Parent body - 3200 Phaethon - nearby. […]

  • Exposed to wildfire smoke? 5 questions answered
    por EarthSky Voices el día 12 diciembre 2017 a las 15:17

    The intense wildfires in southern California are triggering air quality alerts. What do health experts know about how inhaling smoke affects human health? […]

  • Darth Vader horseshoe crab
    por Eleanor Imster el día 12 diciembre 2017 a las 11:44

    A 245-million-year-old fossil horseshoe crab, recently discovered in Idaho, has been named Vaderlimulus after Star Wars' Darth Vader. It's easy to see why. […]

  • Long-lasting moon halo
    por Deborah Byrd el día 12 diciembre 2017 a las 10:00

    Halos around the sun or moon are caused by ice crystals, like those in high cirrus clouds. Sometimes you can't see clouds, but - in these photos - you can. […]

  • Geminid meteors peak December 12-13
    por EarthSky el día 12 diciembre 2017 a las 08:01

    With the meteors' source - 3200 Phaethon - nearby, 2017 could be a fantastic year for this shower. Peak morning probably Thursday, but watch tomorrow and Friday mornings, too. […]

  • Shining sea and sky
    por Eleanor Imster el día 11 diciembre 2017 a las 09:38

    "When phytoplankton come near the beach, you can see this amazing scene. There is light in the sea and sky," said Mohammad Rouhbakhsh of Iran, who captured this image. […]

  • Can you see stars’ different colors?
    por Larry Sessions el día 11 diciembre 2017 a las 08:01

    Late December is the perfect time for noticing the colors of the stars. Never noticed them? Our sky chart can help guide your eye. […]

  • Astronomers chart galaxy orbits in our Local Supercluster
    por Deborah Byrd el día 10 diciembre 2017 a las 19:01

    "For the first time, we are not only visualizing the detailed structure of our Local Supercluster of galaxies, but we are also seeing how the structure developed over the history of the universe." […]

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