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Jupiter, a “Solar System” of its Own: 600 Moons Likely Orbit the Gas Giant
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Jupiter, a “Solar System” of its Own: 600 Moons Likely Orbit the Gas Giant

Of all the planets in the solar system, Jupiter is one of my favorite. Not just because of its behemoth…
Chinese Mission on Journey to Mars Snaps Image of Earth and Moon
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Chinese Mission on Journey to Mars Snaps Image of Earth and Moon

The image shows a black-and-white photo of the Earth and the moon taken by the optical navigation sensor on July…
Unprecedented Images Reveal Previously-Unseen Parts of Jupiter’s Moon Ganymede
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Unprecedented Images Reveal Previously-Unseen Parts of Jupiter’s Moon Ganymede

Scientists have revealed the first images of the north pole of Jupiter’s gigantic moon Ganymede. NASA’s Juno mission has obtained…
Gel-Like Material Found on the Far Side of the Moon Explained by Chinese Scientists
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Gel-Like Material Found on the Far Side of the Moon Explained by Chinese Scientists

Chinese researchers have published an analysis of a gelatinous substance detected by the lunar rover Yutu-2 in a crater on…
Scientists Figure Out the Nature of the “Gel-Like” Material China Found on the Far Side of the Moon
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Scientists Figure Out the Nature of the “Gel-Like” Material China Found on the Far Side of the Moon

Scientists believe they’ve finally managed to figure out what the “gel-like” substance China found on the far side of the…
Thunder Moon: Lunar Eclipse to Coincide with Thunder Moon On July 5
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Thunder Moon: Lunar Eclipse to Coincide with Thunder Moon On July 5

A penumbral lunar eclipse will coincide with the “Thunder Moon” and the American continent will have the privilege of witnessing…
Here’s How the US Government Planned To Nuke the Moon in 1959
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Here’s How the US Government Planned To Nuke the Moon in 1959

Declassified papers have revealed that the United States government had secret plans to blow up the Moon; the idea was…
Six Potential Exomoons Discovered in Distant Solar Systems Raise Hopes of Finding Alien Life
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Six Potential Exomoons Discovered in Distant Solar Systems Raise Hopes of Finding Alien Life

A group of astronomers from Western University has reported discovering six potential exomoons in distant star systems in the galaxy.…
Here’s Why The Far Side of the Moon ha Such a Strange Asymmetry
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Here’s Why The Far Side of the Moon ha Such a Strange Asymmetry

Astronomers have obtained new clues that help unravel the mysteries surrounding the strange asymmetry present on the far side of…
Mars’ Moon Deimos Offers Evidence Red Planet Had a Cosmic Ring
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Mars’ Moon Deimos Offers Evidence Red Planet Had a Cosmic Ring

Our neighboring planet Mars, which we hope to visit one day soon with crewed space missions continues to amaze us.…
Distant Moon Detected in the Outer Solar System; Here’s What You Should Know
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Distant Moon Detected in the Outer Solar System; Here’s What You Should Know

Astronomers have likely detected the existence of a distant moon closely orbiting a dwarf planet called 2002 TC302 in the…
Mounting Evidence of Water Vapor Columns on Jupiter’s Moon Europa
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Mounting Evidence of Water Vapor Columns on Jupiter’s Moon Europa

A new study offers mounting evidence that supports the existence of massive columns of water vapor emanating from Jupiter’s icy…
Cosmic Smile: Are Venus, Jupiter, and the Moon Aligning to form a Happy Face in the Night Sky?
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Cosmic Smile: Are Venus, Jupiter, and the Moon Aligning to form a Happy Face in the Night Sky?

According to various online claims (including the BBC), this Saturday, May 16, 2020, the Moon, and the planets Venus and…
Don’t Miss 2020’s Last Supermoon: Here’s How to Watch
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Don’t Miss 2020’s Last Supermoon: Here’s How to Watch

A supermoon is a Full Moon that happens when the Moon is in 90% of perigee, which is the closest approach…
Scientists Find Evidence of an Active Tectonic System on the Moon
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Scientists Find Evidence of an Active Tectonic System on the Moon

A ridge system that runs along the near side of the Moon shows newly exposed rocks. The ridges could be…
China’s Mission on the Far Side of the Moon Continues Making History
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China’s Mission on the Far Side of the Moon Continues Making History

China’s Chang’e 4 spacecraft lander and rover have resumed work for the seventeenth lunar day on the far side of…
April 7 Super “Pink” Moon: Are You Ready For The Biggest Supermoon of 2020?
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April 7 Super “Pink” Moon: Are You Ready For The Biggest Supermoon of 2020?

This April 7, 2020, will see mankind witness the Pink Supermoon, the largest supermoon of the year. The moon will…
Check Out The First Picture of the Moon Photographed 180 Years Ago
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Check Out The First Picture of the Moon Photographed 180 Years Ago

In the history of photography, the first picture of a celestial object is sure of great importance. I’ve personally never…
NASA Releases Stumping 4K Video of Apollo 13 Views of the Moon
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NASA Releases Stumping 4K Video of Apollo 13 Views of the Moon

Behold! NASA has just released a video of Apollo 13’s views of the moon in 4k, and we can’t stop…
Moon Mystery: Scientists Find Evidence of a Planet Encrusted Inside the Moon
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Moon Mystery: Scientists Find Evidence of a Planet Encrusted Inside the Moon

Earth’s relationship with the Moon, our world’s faithful companion, goes back quite extensively in history. It all began some 3.5…
Why Artemis? 5 Things You Should Know About NASA’s 2024 Manned Moon Mission
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Why Artemis? 5 Things You Should Know About NASA’s 2024 Manned Moon Mission

The last time mankind set foot on the surface of the moon was a long time ago. Specifically, NASA’s Apollo…
Surprising Moon Topography: Everest-Sized Mountains On the Moon’s South Pole
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Surprising Moon Topography: Everest-Sized Mountains On the Moon’s South Pole

NASA is conducting a detailed topographic study of the surface of the moon in preparation for the next manned mission…
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