The sun is flipping out. Magnetically, that is. Every 11...
In the ongoing debate over whether Voyager 1 has actually...
The best meteor show of the year is here, and it promises...
August is upon us, and the fireballs have already started....
  Exactly 44 years ago, on July 20, 1969, the human race...
The sight of Mother Earth hanging out there all exposed and...
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Astronomy

ICTMN Staff
6/1/13
While Mercury, Jupiter and Venus have been triangulating and elongating, taking new positions each night just after sunset, the days have been lengthening and lengthening as the su...
ICTMN Staff
5/31/13
The literal mother of all asteroids—as far as Near Earth Objects are concerned, at any rate—is shooting by this afternoon...
ICTMN Staff
5/28/13
If it weren’t pouring rain and overcast, we would be seeing the famous phenomenon known as Manhattanhenge right now...
ICTMN Staff
5/25/13
A rare meeting between three luminescent heavenly bodies lights up the sky for Memorial Day weekend and beyond, and the space experts say it’s one not to be missed...
ICTMN Staff
5/24/13
The venerable and ever-faithful moon actually orbits Mother Earth at different distances throughout the year, and for the next few months our satellite is on the perihelion side, o...
ICTMN Staff
5/18/13
Watching planets and stars as they appear in the sky is captivating, but gazing at pinpricks of light glistening against the celestial sphere doesn’t give the heavenward ogler a se...
ICTMN Staff
5/11/13
We've seen Jupiter, the moon and Venus cavort in the sky in various configurations for months...
ICTMN Staff
5/9/13
The sun and moon are at it again, and this time, like last year over Indian country, the moon is putting a ring on it...
ICTMN Staff
5/6/13
First the big dipper drifts into view, then the stars streak across the sky in time-lapse curves...
ICTMN Staff
5/4/13
While the Orionid meteor shower in October is famous as being from the tail of the renowned Halley’s comet, Earth actually passes through this tail twice each year, and we are in t...

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