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Moon in Halo in Winter Hexagon by Sketcher
Sometimes telescopes and binoculars are unnecessary or even interfere with an otherwise beautiful view. Such was the case last night. In an otherwise clear...
January 31st 15 05:54 PM
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Early next week, a large asteroid... by Sam Wormley[_2_]
Space Weather News for Jan. 21, 2015 http://spaceweather.com Early next week, a large asteroid named 2004 BL86 will fly past the Earth-Moon system. ...
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January 31st 15 01:49 PM
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Moon & Venus Wednesday Evening by Sketcher
Few naked eye celestial spectacles can compare with the beauty of a crescent moon near Venus in the morning or evening sky. This evening the thin, illuminated...
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January 31st 15 12:25 PM
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The secularists by oriel36[_2_]
All religions contain a pantheistic element including Christianity insomuch as inspiration is a backdrop against which all visible objects exist. I understand...
January 30th 15 06:34 PM
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A game for oriel36 et al to play by badastrobuster
There are still a few people here who attempt to convince oriel36 of the error of his reasoning. I have claimed that he just simulates stupidity to annoy,...
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January 30th 15 08:30 AM
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The wheel by oriel36[_2_]
When the contemporary reader comes across topics which are now considered 'fact' they are being fed a narrative which suits the audience and although not...
January 30th 15 07:53 AM
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Amateur astronomers (and real ones) should lauch war on the global warmers by RichA[_6_]
They psycho global warmers want to salt the atmosphere with sulfur particles and salt particles to reflect sunlight. I guess acid rain is no concern now, but...
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January 29th 15 12:30 AM
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A magical tool by Thomas Womack
I quite like taking wide-field photos of the sky; at Christmas I got myself an iOptron SkyTracker, which is an equatorial mount the size of a chunky hardback...
January 26th 15 03:07 PM
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NASA: Bright spot shows on Ceres, intrigues scientists (and kooks) by RichA[_6_]
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2923881/What-mysterious-bright-spot-Ceres-Nasa-spots-alien-mark-dwarf-planet-Dawn-probe-edges-closer-target.html
January 24th 15 06:43 AM
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Mars, the Moon, and Venus all lined up in a row... by Don Kuenz
It's interesting for me to mentally step back a few AUs and visualize the Moon and Earth as tiny orbs all lined up between Mars and Venus. Last night a...
January 24th 15 01:26 AM
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Why the "New Horizons" Pluto probe is still going strong by RichA[_6_]
However, the rotten Democrat-controlled Congress has denied increased production of the metal for space missions. Ass----- that they are. wiki: Power New...
January 23rd 15 11:24 PM
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UK Beagle space probe ruined because it used unwiedly solar panels by RichA[_6_]
Sigh. A problem easily avoided by using a small, portable nuclear power supply. http://www.cnn.com/2015/01/16/world/mars-beagle-lander-found/index.html
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January 23rd 15 10:19 PM
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GUESS WHO HAS JUST JOINED THE ED CONRAD FAN CLUB by 104,838th Member
(MODERATOR'S NOTE: I thought this was such a great posting, I decided to run it again.) REVISED LIST OF WORLD'S GREATEST SCIENTISTS BASED ON...
January 23rd 15 11:21 AM
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Spacecraft should ditch solar panels for far-flung missions and usenuclear RTG's or their own fuel for electrical power by RichA[_6_]
A fuel cell large enough to provide a few hundred watts of power could be made to use whatever fuel a space probe uses for propulsion. Like the old...
January 22nd 15 05:06 AM
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No one really believes the Asteroid Belt is a "failed planet." by RichA[_6_]
Much more likely, it's a planet that was destroyed, in the recent past. If it had been a collection of debris when the solar system formed, enough time would...
January 22nd 15 12:28 AM
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TOP UNIVERSITIES LINING UP TO ADMIT MAN AS OLD AS COAL by SHOCKING DEVELOPMENT
============================= MORE BREAKING NEWS ============================= UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. (Rueters)-- On the heels of Penn State...
January 21st 15 09:38 PM
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WARNING: Geomagnetic K-Index of 6 expected -- Issue Time: 2015 Jan21 1555 UTC by Sam Wormley[_2_]
Space Weather Message Code: WARK06 Serial Number: 251 Issue Time: 2015 Jan 21 1555 UTC WARNING: Geomagnetic K-Index of 6 expected Valid From: 2015...
January 21st 15 08:44 PM
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A WORD OR TWO FROM YOUR MODERATOR by Nobody's Fuel[_2_]
DAMMIT! Nobody ever asks MY opinion. Finally, you're getting it! PETRIFIED HUMAN REMAINS DISCOVERED BETWEEN COAL VEINS BY ONE ED CONRAD Here's what...
January 20th 15 04:56 PM
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ED CONRAD WINS ANOTHER INTERNATIONAL POETRY CONTEST by Crime in Rhyme
============================= BREAKING NEWS ============================= AMSTERDAM (Rueters) -- Ed Conrad has won another International...
January 19th 15 07:44 PM
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'Saving appearance' by oriel36[_2_]
. . . although they have extracted from them the apparent motions, with numerical agreement, nevertheless . . .. . They are just like someone including in a...
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January 19th 15 07:16 PM
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