10 THINGS February 13

The Roundup

News from around your galactic neighborhood.


King Moon

A November 2016 "supermoon" sets over the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, DC.

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What's Up

Skywatching Tips from NASA


This is the best time of the year to try to view Mercury, soon after sunset. Mars disappears behind the Moon on Feb. 18; and the bright red star on Orion’s shoulder, Betelgeuse, has been acting weird. (Or has it?)
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