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It’s once in a blue moon


August 31st, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) There's something everyone does once in a blue moon. If you take that idiom literally, Friday was the day to do what you do occasionally.Thousands ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Jupiter, Mercury to pair up in twilight from March 13-16


March 10th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Jupiter and Mercury will shine close together low in the western twilight from Sunday to Wednesday, March 13 to 16.Jupiter is the brighter of the two."Mercury ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Venus and crescent Moon to pair up at dawn on Feb 28th, March 1st


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): In the early dawn of Monday, February 28th, and Tuesday, March 1st, 2011, Venus and the eerie waning crescent Moon will create an arresting sky scene low in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How to get the most from your new telescope


January 8th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A new telescope brings with it exciting opportunities to see the unseen sights of space, but what is the best way for beginner to get the most from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Saturn, Mars and Venus will shine in twilight through mid-August


August 6th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Mid-August will be a treat for sky gazers, as Saturn, Mars and Venus come into view just as twilight begins to fade out."Venus will leap out at you. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“Once upon two blue moons” before 2009 ends


December 30th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 30 (ANI): Before the year ends, sky gazers would have already witnessed the rare phenomenon of two full moons in just one month, which is also termed as "blue moon".After ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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