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Ten things you need to know about the solar system this week: meteor shower, parks in the dark   more read more
10 Things: August 8
What's Up - August 2016
See five planets after sunset and the annual Perseid meteor shower.    more read more
10 Things: June 6
Ten things you need to know about the solar system this week: Juno eyes Jupiter, taking a spacecraft for a spin   more read more
Fifty Years of Moon Dust: Surveyor 1 was a Pathfinder for Apollo
Before humans could take their first steps on the moon, that mysterious and forbidding surface had to be reconnoitered by robots.   more read more
Mars Viewing Tips May 2016
You don't need a telescope to see Mars. Just look to the South - Southeast at sunset, south at midnight, southwest in hours before dawn.   more read more
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