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Catch the Dramatic June 10th Occultation of Saturn by the Moon

by David Dickinson June 3, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter Some terms in astronomy definitely have a PR problem, and are perhaps due for an overhaul.  One such awkward term is occultation, which simply means that one celestial body is passing in front of another from an observer’s vantage point, nothing […]

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