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Taking a Look at the Stars

Humans have been fascinated by stars for thousands of years. Studies of the stars go as far back as the first civilization in human history, Sumeria, located in Mesopotamia (1). 564 और  शब्द

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Launching to Observe Our Sun

On June 21, 1975, NASA successfully launched the eighth Orbiting Solar Observatory aboard a Delta rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. This satellite was the final in a series of spacecraft specifically designed to look at the Sun in high-energy wavelength bands. 10 और  शब्द

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Launching to Observe Our Sun

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On June 21, 1975, NASA successfully launched the eighth Orbiting Solar Observatory aboard a Delta rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. This satellite was the final in a series of spacecraft specifically designed to look at the Sun in high-energy wavelength bands. 6 और  शब्द

Astronomy

Launching to Observe Our Sun

On June 21, 1975, NASA successfully launched the eighth Orbiting Solar Observatory aboard a Delta rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. This satellite was the final in a series of spacecraft specifically designed to look at the Sun in high-energy wavelength bands. by NASA

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Catch an Asteroid!

Asteroid 4 Vesta, the 2nd largest and brightest asteroid reached opposition this month (June 19th) and for a brief time following opposition, through July, the asteroid will be close to Earth and more visible. 255 और  शब्द

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As solar wind blows, our heliosphere balloons

What happens when the solar wind suddenly starts to blow significantly harder? According to two recent studies, the boundaries of our entire solar system balloon outward — and an analysis of particles rebounding off of its edges will reveal its new shape. 1,587 और  शब्द

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