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Tatooines everywhere? Many of the Exoplanets Already Discovered are in Multi-Star Systems

Right now, we know of about 4,000 confirmed exoplanets, mostly thanks to the Kepler mission. TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey…

2 months ago

Comet Encke Reemerges in the Dawn Sky

Miss out on Comet 45/P Honda-Mrkos-Padadušáková last month? We'll admit, it was fairly underwhelming in binoculars... but fear not, there's…

3 years ago

Hunting for “Minimoons” Orbiting Earth

It’s an engaging thought experiment. What if Earth had multiple moons?  Our world has one large natural satellite, just over…

5 years ago

Comet ISON Goes Green

As NASA and the European Space Agency prepare  their remote photojournalists - Mars Express, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and the Curiosity…

6 years ago

Bazinga: Mysterious Earth Orbiting Asteroid Turns Out to be Space Junk

Can’t find asteroid 2010 QW1 in the Minor Planet Database? No, the “Men in Black” didn’t secretly remove this Earth-orbiting…

6 years ago

Catch Comet Lemmon While You Can

If you honed your observing chops on Comet PANSTARRS this spring, consider dropping in on Comet Lemmon, now returning to the…

7 years ago

Keeping up with Comet PANSTARRS through the end of March

Wow - what an image! Michael Jaeger's photo of Comet C/2011 L4 PANSTARRS on March 19 resembles those taken by…

7 years ago