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Caption: Artistic illustration of an asteroid approaching Earth. , Credit: Image Credit: Dieter Spannknebel / Getty Images
Nearly every day during the monsoon rainy season in the American southwest, afternoon thunderstorms require putting mountain top telescopes and ca...

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  • Added: Sep 11, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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Approximately 100 million metric tons of mostly sand grained sized space dust enters the Earth's atmosphere every day. Occasionally, larger pieces ...

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  • Added: Sep 04, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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Caption: A lightning bolt strikes in the western part of the city, part of the second of two bands of monsoon storms to roll over the area, Tucson, Ariz., August 28, 2019., Credit: Kelly Presnell / Arizona Daily Star
Every year the Monsoon summer rains come to the American southwest in July and August. After the threat of wild fires has been rained out, monsoo...

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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Caption: The Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona captured this image of Comet NEAT on May 7, 2004. , Credit: NASA
There may be as many as a trillion small icy objects in the Oort cloud near the outer edge of our solar system. Very rarely one of these frozen ice...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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Our star is only one among hundreds of billions in the Milky Way galaxy which itself is only one of a hundred billion or more galaxies in the known...

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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Some stars can have flares which can cause them to more than double in brightness in a few minutes. Fortunately our Sun does not do that and the Ea...

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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Phaethon (Faith on) is a strange, 4 mile diameter, blueish asteroid. It travels on an orbit which comes so close to the Sun that its exterior is h...

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  • Added: Jul 31, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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My Catalina Sky Survey teammate Hannes Groeller was asteroid hunting in the constellation of Pegasus with our 60 inch telescope on Mt. Lemmon, Ariz...

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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The human thirst for knowledge about our mysterious next door neighbor is about to receive more than a sip from robotic emissaries launched in 2020...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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My Catalina Sky Survey teammate Hannes Groeller was observing in the constellation of Boötes with our 60 telescope on Mt. Lemmon, Arizona when he d...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2020
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If we don't place some new space weather observing satellites into orbit it is possible that you will wake up one day to no electricity, no cell p...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
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If the current trend in 11 year solar cycles for the past 50 years continues, we can expect lower than average solar activity and the Earth will...

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  • Added: Jun 25, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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My Catalina Sky Survey teammate Teddy Pruyne was asteroid hunting in the constellation of Pegasus with our Schmidt telescope on Mt. Bigelow, Arizon...

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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Asteroid hunters have discovered that the Earth encounters many tiny asteroids as it zips around the Sun at 67,000 miles per hour. Recently my Cata...

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  • Added: Jun 13, 2020
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My Catalina Sky Survey teammate Kacper Wierzchos was asteroid hunting with our 60 inch telescope on Mt. Lemmon, Arizona when he spotted a fuzzy obj...

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  • Added: Jun 06, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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Due to thoughtless outdoor night lighting on the surface and satellites in space the natural night sky is becoming a vanishing treasure. From cli...

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  • Added: May 29, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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One of the perks of being an asteroid hunter is to discover a comet and have it carry your name. Teddy's first comet discovery is a member of a gr...

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  • Added: May 21, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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Noctilucent Clouds exist at more than 50 miles above the Earth's surface or about 4 times higher than the tops of the most intense tropical thunder...

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  • Added: May 14, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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The International Asteroid Warning Network, or IWAN (Eye-Whan) for short has been established to link scientists who are discovering, monitoring, a...

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  • Added: May 09, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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From 1663 to 2011, seven comets had close encounters with Jupiter and two had close encounters with Saturn. In May of 1936, Comet P/2020 F1 Leonar...

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  • Added: May 02, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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