Auriga the Charioteer is a north circumpolar constellation best viewed on autumn and winter evenings. Its star Capella is the sixth brightest star in the sky.
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PEVEK, Russia — A refurbished port. A spanking new plant to generate electricity. Repaved roads. And money left over to repair the library and put in a new esplanade along the shore of the Arctic Ocean. Globally, the warming climate…
Astronomers say that there may be moons being created in a moon-forming disk of dust around a giant super-Jupiter planet (or brown dwarf) 500 light-years away.
Scientists got a peek at the solar system’s future when they found a gas giant planet orbiting a white dwarf. One day the sun will die and become a white dwarf.
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Three new studies affirm the increase in absorbed solar radiation associated with a decreased reflection by clouds (albedo) has been the “root cause” of the positive Earth Energy Imbalance and global warming since the early 2000s. Scientists (Loeb et al.,…