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Aug 28, 2015 03:20 PM ET // Geoff Gaherty, Starry Night Education
You'll probably hear a lot about a 'supermoon' over the next few months. This is not a term that astronomers use, but here are some facts about what will actually happen.
Aug 25, 2015 05:49 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Cassini has once again turned to Enceladus, the enigmatic moon of Saturn.
Aug 24, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Volcanic 'fire fountains' erupting from the lunar surface, similar to what occurs in Iceland today, most likely were fueled by carbon monoxide gas, a new study shows.
Aug 18, 2015 12:18 PM ET // Jason Major
Finally, we have proof of the moon's 'noble' heritage!
Aug 17, 2015 10:03 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
An astrophotographer spotted a beautifully-formed solar prominence that looks like a giant version of the famous Parisian landmark.
Aug 17, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
After nearly 20 years gazing at the sun, the SOHO spacecraft is about to spy its 3,000th comet.
Aug 16, 2015 05:57 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As we rapidly approach Cassini's thrilling final stage of its mission, the list of 'final' events is gradually shrinking. Next on the NASA spacecraft's final list is Dione -- coming within 295 miles of the Saturn moon's surface on Monday.
Aug 14, 2015 08:17 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
The newly discovered planet called 51 Eridani B is about twice the mass of Jupiter, and orbits a star about 97 light-years from Earth.
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