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A Moon Rock is now displayed at the Oval Office of the White House. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) loaned the moon rock at the request of the incoming Biden Administration. “In symbolic recognition of earlier generations’ ambitions and accomplishments, and support for America’s current Moon to Mars exploration approach, a Moon rock […]

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A candidate planet called the KOI-5Ab has been spotted by NASA’s Kepler mission shortly after it has begun its operations back in 2009, however it was set aside as Kepler discovered more and more planets. Kepler has discovered 2,394 exoplanets and an additional 2,366 exoplanet candidates by the end of its operations in 2018. Thus, […]

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, stated that their Lucy mission will be the first space mission to study the Trojan asteroids. According to NASA, Lucy is to complete a twelve (12) years journey to eight different asteroids which include the Main Belt asteroid and seven Trojans. “No other […]

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Last year’s astronomical events have been amazing. There were the Penumbral Eclipse of the Moon, Annular Solar Eclipse, Southern Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower, Comet NEOWISE, Perseids Meteor Shower , Orionid Meteor Shower, Blue Moon , Leonids Meteor Shower, Geminids Meteor Shower, and many others. And for the first month of this year, 2021, the annual Quadrantid […]

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The Sun will reach the winter solstice at 6:02 PM (PST) of Monday, December 21, 2020; based on the astronomical diary issued by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) for this month. According to PAGASA and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the winter solstice or the December solstice marks the […]

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This stunning image of GAL-CLUS-022058s was taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. And it was made public by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration on December 18, 2020. The “Molten Ring” GAL-CLUS-022058s, the largest and one of the most complete Einstein rings ever discovered in our universe, was nicknamed by astronomers as the “Molten Ring” […]

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Probably among the most stunning things the night sky has to offer is a full moon. The moon, whether or not appears to be a full moon, already looks magical as it is when viewed from Earth, but the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) International Space Station has shown us over the weekend another […]

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The Christmas “star” or the Star of Bethlehem as we all came to know it was taken from the story of the three Magi who traveled from faraway lands to visit Jesus Christ. Of course, while there is no clear mention of the three Magi in the Bible this is one of the stories that […]

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The last month of 2020 is finally here! In the past months of this year, we have witnessed different, stunning astronomical events, including the Penumbral Eclipse of the Moon and the Annular Solar Eclipse in June, the Southern Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower and the Comet NEOWISE in July, The Perseids Meteor Shower in August, the Autumnal Equinox in September, the […]

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Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has mapped approximately three million galaxies in just three hundred (300) hours using the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) radio telescope. ASKAP’s key feature includes its wide field of view which enables it takes detailed panoramic pictures of the sky. According to CSIRO, about a million star-like points on […]

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