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Here’s What Earth’s Shadow Actually Looks Like

The 21st century’s longest lunar eclipse has passed, eclipse doomsday fever has subsided, and all that’s left are the memories and pictures, which you can find everywhere online. But one image really stood out to us—not because of the way the Moon looked, but because of how it made the Earth look. Read More >>

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Mars and Saturn Are Looking Really Good in These New Hubble Pics

On Friday night, Mars was in opposition, meaning it’s about as close and as bright as it’s going to get. To celebrate, Hubble has released new images of the dusty red planet, as well as of Saturn, which was in opposition last month. Read More >>

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Red Moon at Night Is a Stargazer’s Delight

This weekend saw the last lunar eclipse until 2014, giving lucky stargazers in the northern US and Canada, as well as Australia and New Zealand, a stunning view of our own celestial satellite. The moon shone a glorious red as the Earth passed between the Sun and the Moon, looking closer than ever. Read More >>