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Aug 1, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Tariq Malik, Space.com
The second full moon of July wowed skywatchers around the world - and even in space.
Jul 30, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Geoff Gaherty, Space.com
On Friday, much of the world will have the opportunity to observe a Blue Moon: A somewhat rare occurrence that doesn't have anything to do with the moon's color.
Jul 21, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
An Arctic crater holds promise for figuring out how to spot something interesting on the moon or Mars, an astronaut says.
Jul 21, 2015 03:20 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's New Horizons mission was able to image Pluto moons Nix and Hydra, revealing possible craters and varying surface composition.
Jul 17, 2015 04:14 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a new portrait, imaged shortly before NASA New Horizons punched through the dwarf planet's neighborhood on Tuesday, Pluto and largest moon Charon hang serenely in the dark.
Jul 17, 2015 03:00 AM ET // Geoff Gaherty, Space.com
On the evening of Saturday (July 18) the crescent moon, as it moves eastward across the sky, will appear to pass directly below the crescent planet Venus, which itself is moving westward across the sky.
Jul 13, 2015 12:15 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
While all eyes are on Pluto, NASA's New Horizons mission is also beaming back intriguing views of the dwarf planet's largest moon, Charon. Continue reading →
Jul 1, 2015 03:59 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Is there an astronomy story lurking somewhere amid the magic and the dragons and the 'Winter Is Coming' proclamations?
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