An odd reddish polar cap on Pluto’s moon Charon has puzzled scientists since 1st seen in 2015. Now researchers may have solved the mystery of Charon’s red cap.
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If, as astronomers believe, the death of large stars leave behind black holes, there should be hundreds of millions of them scattered throughout the Milky Way galaxy. The problem is, isolated black holes are invisible. Now, a team led by University of California, Berkeley, astronomers has for the first time discovered what may be a […]
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NASA is attempting a third SLS dress rehearsal of the Space Launch System on Monday, June 20, 2022. Watch it live here or on NASA TV.
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On June 19, 2022, Europa crosses in front of a star and causes it to disappear for about a minute. The occultation is visible from parts of Africa.
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On June 13, 2022, the FAA issued its final Programmatic Environmental Assessment for the SpaceX Starbase in Boca Chica, Texas.
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It’s been a long time coming, but this June stargazers are finally getting the chance to see five planets align in the night skies. For the rest of the monthâlook east towards the pre-dawn sky with the naked eye, or even better, with a telescope or binocularsâto see a five-long string of planets. We haven’t […]
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A micrometeoroid strike has damaged a segment of the Webb telescope’s primary mirror. But Webb is still performing beyond mission parameters.
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