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RT Pamela L. Gay: I hadn’t previously realized you can fit all the other planets in the Solar System between Earth & moon #LearnDaily
“I hadn’t previously realized you can fit all the other planets in the Solar System between Earth & moon #LearnDaily”
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Really suffering through this cold front. Not sure I can survive another South African winter :-(
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Ford's parallel PARCing: Motor giant tries to craft new tech just like Xerox
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Her first picture of the moon! #AstroPhotography at #scopex
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Final touches to AstroPhotography section's ScopeX display finished, and saved. Now for some sleep before the big day tomorrow!
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What makes our planet's clouds? Tiny INVISIBLE CREATURES. True story
Study shows plankton form clouds, reflect heat into space
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China announces petascale super for FAST radiotelescope
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As I've been saying for some time now, reducing night time lighting does not make you less safe
#lightpollution
Reduced street lighting at night does not lead to more crime or car crashes, a report suggests.
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Pluto's hazes revealed...
Backlit by the sun, Pluto’s atmosphere rings its silhouette like a luminous halo in this image taken by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft.
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More Pluto moons!
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Might be coming on a bit strong. Bidvest Insurance call-centre people are transferring me away at record speed #WheresMyCar #AngryCustomer
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This is the g+ page for Urban Astronomer, a South African based website which tries to help those of us interested in the stars to learn a little about astronomy. How to observe?  What are those things you showed me in your telescope?  What are professional astronomers learning about the universe while I enjoy the view?