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Mar 31, 2015 06:45 AM ET // Jason Major
You're not seeing double; these are two images of the same world: icy, cratered Rhea, the second-largest natural satellite of Saturn.
Mar 26, 2015 01:40 PM ET // Geoff Gaherty, Space.com
The moon is at its best for observing when it is around its first-quarter phase.
Mar 20, 2015 09:50 AM ET // Discovery News
The first day of Spring began with some dazzle in Europe and the Arctic with a solar eclipse.
Mar 19, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
This week, the moon will completely cover the disk of the sun, creating a solar eclipse that only a small part of the world can see.
Mar 17, 2015 12:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A previously undiscovered moon crater has been provisionally named after the famous US aviator Amelia Earhart.
Mar 12, 2015 03:30 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The moon's past was livelier and more complex than scientists had thought, new results from China's first lunar rover suggest.
Mar 5, 2015 11:58 AM ET
It's not a spare moon of ours, exactly, but Earth does have a sort of gravitational buddy out there, in the mellifluously named 3753 Cruithne. It orbits the sun, just like us, and is locked with Earth in what scientists call orbital resonance.
Mar 2, 2015 03:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Chemical engineers have created a theoretical model of a type of alien cell that might be able to support life on Titan.
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