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A new image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft highlights an impact basin on the Saturn moon Tethys. Called Odysseus, the 280-mile-wide (450 kilometers) impact basin is nearly half as wide as the satellite itself.
A new image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft highlights an impact basin on the Saturn moon Tethys. Called Odysseus, the 280-mile-wide (450 kilometers) impact basin is nearly half as wide as the satellite itself.
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The asteroid or moon that impacted is 10% of the size of the created or 28 miles wide as the created is 280 miles. 

It is not unusual for moons to occasionally impact planets especially gas giants. also rings are from collisions and eruptions. 

Rings are around the. Larger planets as gravity tear them apart. 
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Russia has formally notified its International Space Station partners that it will continue in the partnership at least to 2024, ending several months of doubts that were fueled by the current poor state of Russia’s relations with the West.
Russia has formally notified its International Space Station partners that it will continue in the partnership at least to 2024, ending several months of doubts that were fueled by the current poor state of Russia’s relations with the West.
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+gladys bonet Reagan outlawed Russia to bomb it much earlier!
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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and the Keck Observatory in Hawaii have helped researchers characterize a Uranus-mass exoplanet that had remained mysterious since its discovery a decade ago.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and the Keck Observatory in Hawaii have helped researchers characterize a Uranus-mass exoplanet that had remained mysterious since its discovery a decade ago.
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The definition of "Blue Moon" has evolved slowly to the modern "2nd full moon in a month" formulation. But what sky-watchers usually see is the same old grayish-white – unless a volcanic eruption filters the Sun’s reflected light. Science@NASA explains. 
The definition of "Blue Moon" has evolved slowly to the modern "2nd full moon in a month" formulation. But what sky-watchers usually see is the same old grayish-white – unless a volcanic eruption filters the Sun’s reflected light. Science@NASA explains. Full Moon: Why Does It Happen? How Does It Affect Us?
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In a coincidence of cosmic proportions, the second full moon of July rises tonight, making it a so-called "Blue Moon" — and Blue Moon Brewing Co. will celebrate its 20th anniversary by painting the town red.
In a coincidence of cosmic proportions, the second full moon of July rises tonight, making it a so-called "Blue Moon" — and Blue Moon Brewing Co. will celebrate its 20th anniversary by painting the town red.
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There's a "Blue Moon" in the sky today, but it won't look different than other full moons. The term blue moon has come to refer to the second full moon in a given month.
There's a "Blue Moon" in the sky today, but it won't look different than other full moons. The term blue moon has come to refer to the second full moon in a given month.
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That's so beautiful!
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The fiery demise of ancient huts in southern Africa 1,000 years ago left clues to understanding a bizarre weak spot in the Earth's magnetic field — and the role it plays in the magnetic poles' periodic reversals.
The fiery demise of ancient huts in southern Africa 1,000 years ago left clues to understanding a bizarre weak spot in the Earth's magnetic field — and the role it plays in the magnetic poles' periodic reversals.
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Curious....
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See the top 10 cool facts about our natural satellite, the moon.
See the top 10 cool facts about our natural satellite, the moon.
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Era las 00:00 horas de la noche quería sacar unas fotos no se veía bien la luna 06:12 horas de la mañana lo hice lo mismo pero me di cuenta el reflejo de la luz era diferente se ve la luz azul a las 00:00 y a las 06:00 una luz blanca se nota mala suerte de no haber sacado fotos a esas horas esto no miente la NASA lo hizo correcto
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Scientists with the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute have already begun targeting Earth's older cousin, Kepler 452b, the first near-Earth sized world found in the habitable zone of a sun-like star.
Scientists with the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute have already begun targeting Earth's older cousin, Kepler 452b, the first near-Earth sized world found in the habitable zone of a sun-like star.
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At 1400 light years away, if we do pick up a signal, the civilization responsible could be long gone. They wouldn't hear any signals from Earth until at least the year 3,450 AD
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The alien planet, called HD 219134b, is about 4.5 times more massive than Earth, making it a so-called "super Earth." HD 219134b lies extremely close to its host star, completing one orbit every three days, so its surface is too hot to harbor life.
The alien planet, called HD 219134b, is about 4.5 times more massive than Earth, making it a so-called "super Earth." HD 219134b lies extremely close to its host star, completing one orbit every three days, so its surface is too hot to harbor life.
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Limited thinking, not all life needs air, especially alien.
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Time magazine's "Year in Space" documentary offers an inside look into the 12-month stint Scott Kelly is spending aboard the International Space Station and also delves into his life as an astronaut.
Time magazine's "Year in Space" documentary offers an inside look into the 12-month stint Scott Kelly is spending aboard the International Space Station and also delves into his life as an astronaut.
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who going tonight to the moon Jupiter
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This gorgeous satellite view of the busy Big Apple as seen from orbit offers a glimpse into the new 'My Planet From Space' exhibit currently underway at the United Nations.
This gorgeous satellite view of the busy Big Apple as seen from orbit offers a glimpse into the new 'My Planet From Space' exhibit currently underway at the United Nations.
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Uh wasn't new York in America last I checked the UN is for united nations not everyone in the world and new york
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