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Of course, Halloween is an excuse to write spooky flavoured press releases. Here’s one from NASA’s Cassini mission about the spooky sounds of the Saturnian system. And this chilling tale of a meteorite… IT Came From Vesta. Astronomy Picture of the Day focuses on the “Ghost Head Nebula“. Cosmic Log’s Alan Boyle looks at the science of spooks. And finally, Phil Plait has a terrifying image of, of… well, you’ll just have to see for yourself.
Thomas Marquart from Apparent Brightness suggests a trick you can use to pare down your RSS feeds to just get the ones you want. I actually do this to just focus on space-related news.
Have you noticed a bright star in the mornings? That’s not a star, that’s Venus.
Centauri Dreams reconsiders Gliese 581. It’s looking less and less Earthlike every day.