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Earth crossing asteroid 1566 Icarus closer approach to Earth in 75 years today, visible tonight in northern hemisphere, around mag 14
http://theskylive.com/planetarium?obj=icarus
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Cool....but will this be seen from India ?
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Observation on daytime/afternoon Venus is back on track!

Taken today, 12.10 pm local time.

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Afternoon observation on Venus is back! This was taken today, 23 July 2014 at 12.10 pm local noon. Taking advantage of a clear blue eastern sky.
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Finally! On Jul 7 at 22.41 UTC New Horizons captured the first images of Pluto and Charon after the computer problem that affected the probe on Jul 4. After the approximately 5 hours to travel to Earth and some processing time by the New Horizons team, the images are now available to the public.
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Few hours ago NASA released a bunch of new images of Pluto received from New Horizons. Three of those images show a breathtaking backlit picture of Pluto and clearly put in evidence the dwarf planet's atmosphere. The image shown here was been obtained by manually stacking the three backlit ...
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The newly discovered comet C/2015 O1 PANSTARRS has just been added to our catalog of tracked objects. Right now the comet is very far, about magnitude 18.8 at a distance of 987M km from the Sun and it is traveling towards the inner Solar System. It will take about one year and an half to reach ...
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   Very  good !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Find out where comet C/2014 Q1 PANSTARRS is right now - http://theskylive.com/planetarium?obj=c2014q1
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New Horizons is approaching Pluto at a speed of more than 1 million kilometers per day. The spacecraft will still need about 9 days to cover more than 13M kilometers before the historical flyby. The images published today from JPL are more than 1M kilometer closer to the target than the ...
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But now Pluto is not a planet .
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    PHD Physics, 1991 - 1994
  • University Of Genoa
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