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Aurora borialis in Norway
Spaceweather.com posts daily satellite images of noctilucent clouds (NLCs), which hover over Earth's poles at the edge of space. The data come from NASA's AIM spacecraft. The north polar "daisy" pictured below is a composite of near-realtime images from AIM assembled by researchers at the University of Colorado's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP).
bump for stellar awesomeness
It is their weather ballon exploding. Amazing, no?
That is something I never in a million years would have guessed. Amazing, yes.
Such beauty , I lack the words. Thank you
Make your own sun movie
Gotta love those probes! Not sure I want them to drain the belts though.
I love it when you talk dirty.
I envisioned pus.
Total lunar eclipse on the morning of April 15th, starting 5:58 GMT.
USAian tax day. Bad omen?
Times and places
BTW here comes the Illuminati
NASA's Kepler Discovers First Earth-Size Planet In The 'Habitable Zone' of Another Star
If we are ever to reach interstellar distances, we probably should hurry. The universe is expanding exponentially, so stuff is getting MUCH farther away every second.
It's gonna take a real warp drive or generational ships to get there.
Arrrrrrh! Privateers take over ancient spacecraft
Wow, Night Owl the second pic just what I imagine goes on up there.
The first planet and the last one always turn out kinda funny.
Laughter and strawberries, what could possibly go wrong?
Pass by of asteroid September 7
Any chance of hitting Gold?
Not likely, at 24,800 miles/39,912 kilometers away.
RADS ON A PLANE: On Nov. 11th, Tony Phillips of spaceweather.com flew from California across the USA to attend a science communications meeting in Washington DC. As an experiment, he decided to take a radiation sensor onboard the plane. The results were eye-opening. During the apex of his flight to DC, cruising 39,000 feet above the desert between Reno and Phoenix, he recorded a dose rate almost 30 times higher than on the ground below:
watch full screen, I pondered my mortality.
Its the largest sunspot in 22 years.
Philae's First Science Sequence:
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