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A new report finds that “tackling climate change could be the greatest global health opportunity of the 21st century.” Here's more about it: http://bit.ly/1fHSztb
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Everything you need to know about 2015's Perseid meteor shower
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Orion the Hunter: Ghost of summer dawn
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Orion returns to the eastern predawn sky each year at this time.

Watch for it in late July and early August!
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you poor bastards..  everything is upside down over there..
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Almost a month after Venus-Jupiter conjunction, you can still see 'em.

Photo, last night, Mohamad Fadzli in Malaysia
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Jan Morgan wrote:  "I read an article from EarthSky several weeks ago about the anticrepusclar rays.  I had never noticed them before.   Tonight I was on my way home from the gym. A thunderstorm had just passed and I noticed these while sitting at a traffic signal to the east.  I try to always have a small camera with me for nice surprises like this. Thanks for the article."

Thank you, Jan!

Anticrepuscular ray article here: http://earthsky.org/earth/how-to-see-anticrepuscular-rays
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New names and insights about Ceres
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Bright basin on Saturn's moon, Tethys
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Ant expert gives Ant-Man thumbs up http://bit.ly/1MxvqHP

A Boston University biology professor says the movie is “a turning point for ants in cinema,” although he has a few quibbles with the science.
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From July 17 to August 24 each year, Earth crosses the orbital path of Comet Swift-Tuttle, parent of the Perseid meteor shower.
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Perseus is the son of the god Zeus n the mortal Danae...thanks I love looking up ... Peak time coming in August.
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Why do people love (or hate) Blue Moons?
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Next Blue Moon is July 31.

Photo: Rebecca Lacey
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Why would anyone hate a blue moon? Any month that you get to enjoy the moon being full not once but twice. That is a terrific month ♥
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Last night's moon, 89.1% illuminated
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Photo: Mohamad Fadzli in Melaka, Malaysia
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Next Blue Moon July 31
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Photo: Jv Noriega in Manila
Made with a blue filter.
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