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Meteor showers from Halley’s comet to peak this Friday!


May 4th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Sky watchers are in for a treat this week, as a meteor shower showing remnants from Halley's Comet will pass through the inner solar system after a span ... Read more...

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Sky Watchers Enjoy Lunar Eclipse Spectacle


December 21st, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The lunar eclipse that is in progress has made the stargazers excited as it is going to be a full eclipse. However, this season's full lunar ... Read more...

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Winter solstice to coincide with total lunar eclipse


December 18th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): This year's winter solstice will fall on the same day as a total lunar eclipse - Tuesday, Dec. 21.Early in the morning, a total lunar eclipse will be ... Read more...

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Geminid Meteor Shower Displays Spectacular Celestial Extravaganza


December 14th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) December has been one of the best times for the sky watchers. Last night probably offered the most delighting moments to them. Sky watchers all over ... Read more...

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Geminid meteor shower to offer dazzling spectacle on Dec 14


December 10th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): This December seems to be a great month for astronomers and all those who want to gaze the night sky.The Geminid meteor shower will be at its ... Read more...

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Leonid Meteor Shower 2010 Dazzles Night Sky


November 18th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Star-gazers were surely in for a huge treat as the annual Leonid Meteor Shower dazzled the night sky again this year providing sky-watchers with the perfect ... Read more...

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Best time to see the Leonid Meteor Shower 2010 is now


November 17th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This year’s Leonids Meteor Shower will reach its climax beginning from midnight and a great spectacle is expected barring any unforeseen circumstances due to the ... Read more...

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Scientists predict future of globular cluster in Milky Way


October 27th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Astronomers have used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to look thousands of years into the future.Looking at the heart of Omega Centauri, a globular cluster in ... Read more...

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Comet Hartley 2 Set To Pass Close By Earth


October 20th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Astronomers suggest that a comet discovered in 1986 will soon fly by earth giving the sky watchers a rare glimpse at the ... Read more...

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US Air Force’s ’secret’ space shuttle goes missing again


October 13th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 13 (ANI): The X-37B - 'secret' space shuttle of US Air Force has gone missing again and rumours are abound that it may have landed somewhere.The X-37B has been orbiting ... Read more...

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Get ready to see the elusive ‘False Dawn’ of zodiacal light next week


September 10th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 10 (ANI): Over the next week, sky-watchers in the Northern Hemisphere will get a rare chance to see an elusive celestial pyramid known as the zodiacal light.The triangular tower ... Read more...

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Solar Tsunami From The Sun Likely To Hit Earth?


August 4th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar August 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The web is abuzz with the reports of a solar storm that is earth bound. The solar tsunami is a result of the mass ejection that ... Read more...

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Rare chance to watch Northern Lights, or aurorae on August 3-4


August 3rd, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Sky viewers can get a rare chance to enjoy some spectacular Northern Lights, or aurorae, on August 3 and 4.After a long slumber, the Sun is waking up. ... Read more...

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Lunar Eclipse To Grasp American Skies On Saturday


June 26th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Los Angeles, June 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) So you live in central part of America and you are a late riser? Pull yourself up a little early on Saturday and you ... Read more...

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US Air Force’s mysterious X-37B space plane spotted by amateur skywatchers


May 26th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 26 (ANI): A group of amateur sky watchers have spotted the X-37B mini-space plane, despite US Air Force's efforts to keep the whereabouts and the actual purpose of the ... Read more...

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Catch brightest view of Mars on January 29


January 28th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): Avid sky watchers are getting all geared to have the brightest view of Mars for the year, as the Red Planet would be pairing with the full Moon ... Read more...

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This week, get the best views of Mars until 2014!


January 26th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 26 (ANI): Reports indicate that backyard astronomers will get the best views of Mars until 2014 this week, as the Red Planet is zooming in for a close approach ... Read more...

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Full moon’s luster to be lost during Thursday’s lunar eclipse


December 31st, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): The sky watchers will find lunar radiance rather dim on a full blue moon on Thursday, as the country will on look a partial lunar eclipse.Science Popularisation ... Read more...

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“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...

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Scientists debunk six 2012 end-of-the-world myths


November 7th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 7 (ANI): A team of scientists has debunked six myths about the world supposedly ending in 2012 according to an ancient Mayan prophecy.According to a report in National Geographic ... Read more...

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NASA’s water-hunting “Moon bombing” mission may have hit a “dry hole”


October 10th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 10 (ANI): NASA's much-anticipated "Moon bombing" mission, in which it sent the LCROSS spacecraft to the Moon to strike a crater in order to collect frozen water, may have ... Read more...

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Moon-Venus-Mars grouping to dazzle weekend sky show


June 19th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Get ready to witness a weekend sky show, with the Moon making a series of cosmic pit stops as it hovers near Venus and Mars, a famous ... Read more...

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Tomorrow, see Neptune using Jupiter as a guiding light


May 27th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): Tomorrow morning, sky watchers, using Jupiter as a guiding light, will be able to catch a glimpse of Neptune, the most distant planet in the solar system.The ... Read more...

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Watch Saturns four moons sweep across its disk today


February 24th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Today, sky-watchers would be able to see Titan, Mimas, Dione, and Enceladus gliding together across Saturns disk around the same time, using medium to large telescopes.According to ... Read more...

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Tonight, watch a green comet whizz by!


February 24th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Tonight, skygazers will get the opportunity to treat their eyes on a greenish, double-tailed comet, as its passing close by Earth.Avid sky watchers will be able ... Read more...

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Watch the brightest full moon of 2008 tonight!


December 12th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Sky watchers around the world will witness tonight the biggest and brightest full moon of 2008.According to a report in National Geographic News, although a full ... Read more...

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