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Tonight … Last quarter moon rises around midnight http://bit.ly/1NY6BBY

You might spot it after sunrise on April 30, high in the sky. Did you know a last quarter moon is slightly fainter than a first quarter moon? Learn why here.
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Spring! Thank you PJ Miller for sharing your photo with us!
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Sunrise from Long Beach Island, New Jersey, April 28. Photo: Phil Chillemi‎
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Our galaxy’s largest globular star cluster by Rob Pettengil near Big Bend http://bit.ly/1qXsHit #OmegaCentauri
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Hunt for life in inhospitable Danakil Depression http://bit.ly/1SuTOfy #Ethiopia #sulphate #ironoxide #coppersalts
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Does this jellyfish look like a spaceship, or what? http://bit.ly/1MZ29YE

Video of a spectacular jellyfish that floated past a NOAA ROV on April 24 in the Mariana Trench - the deepest oceanic trench on the planet.
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Does this jellyfish look like a spaceship, or what? Video: http://bit.ly/1QAa6y6 April 24 in the Mariana Trench .
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Friday FAQ: What are some ways to get to Alpha Centauri? http://bit.ly/1NY68j5

Read about star travel via conventional propulsion, warp drives, and more.
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See Death Valley's 2016 superbloom

Wonderful video, here: http://bit.ly/1SyoOLL
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Mars rover crosses most rugged terrain so far! http://bit.ly/1SuU7XC #NaukluftPlateau #video
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Did Earth's magnetic field collapse for 2 hours on April 23?
http://bit.ly/23aNRpA

Short answer … no.

The erroneous story, which is still spreading, originated with a glitch in a computer simulation.
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These incidents are a great way to show internet users who the trusted sites are verses those who just repeat nonsense from single sources without fact-checking first. Just Google it and see all the lunatic sites repeating what SuperStation95 made up. :)
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Sam Kelly wrote, "Little bit of earth and sky together...Bluebells at sunset."

At Shut Heath Wood in Essex, England
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