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The Hubble Ultra Deep Field in 3D - YouTube - 0 views

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    " The Hubble Ultra Deep Field in 3D "
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The Scale of the Universe 2 - 0 views

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    Just slide the bar at the bottom left or right. Very cool! Be sure to go BOTH ways on the sliding scale at the bottom. Click on any graphics and it will give facts. and it will define it. This is amazing.
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Cassini HD for the iPad lets you take a trip to Saturn today | TUAW - The Unofficial Ap... - 0 views

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    "The app features a variety of views of our ringed planet and 20 of its satellites. Each image has an explanation sourced from NASA/JPL. You can swipe from image to image, or use a drop-down menu to explore the images. "
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Phil Plait's Bad Astronomy: Home Page - 0 views

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    "The Bad Astronomy web pages are devoted to airing out myths and misconceptions in astronomy and related topics. At the moment, I have no desire to tackle here such thorny topics as astrology, alternate views of the universe that are clearly in contradiction to observations, and the like. I may add something like that eventually, when I have more time (translation: "never"). "
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Voyager 1 at the final frontier - 0 views

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    "For nearly 35 years, NASA's Voyager 1 probe has been hurtling toward the edge of the solar system, flying through the dark void on a mission unlike anything attempted before. One day, mission controllers hope, Voyager 1 will leave the solar system behind and enter the realm of the stars-interstellar space. "
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Star Walk - 5 Stars Astronomy Guide - 0 views

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    "augmented reality app that labels all the stars, constellations, and satellites you point your iPhone at. You can track the ISS, find out what constellation you've been looking at from your bedroom window and get a lot of exciting and educative information. Combine that with the amazing Apple Design Award winning graphics and highest quality content, "
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Data from Voyager 1 point to interstellar future - 0 views

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    ""From January 2009 to January 2012, there had been a gradual increase of about 25 percent in the amount of galactic cosmic rays Voyager was encountering," said Stone. "More recently, we have seen very rapid escalation in that part of the energy spectrum. Beginning on May 7, the cosmic ray hits have increased five percent in a week and nine percent in a month.""
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Orbiting observatory captures Venus in transit - 1 views

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    "If you caught last night's transit of Venus, you might have seen the sun as a smooth bright ball with a hole punched in it. NASA's orbiting Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) had a much more dramatic view. "
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The Scale of the Universe 2 - 1 views

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    remarkable animation - be sure to scroll all the way to the left and right to see the entire representation
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How We Measure the Universe, Animated | Brain Pickings - 0 views

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    "How do we actually use these numbers to measure the universe? That's precisely what the Royal Observatory Greenwich answers in this wonderful short animation, a teaser for a new exhibition titled Measuring the Universe: from the transit of Venus to the edge of the cosmos"
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Two Powerful Spy Space 'Scopes 'Gifted' to NASA - 0 views

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    "re-purposing two NRO telescopes appears to be a wonderful Band-Aid for a tricky space telescope problem. Also, as hardware construction consumes a lot of funds and time ahead of any space telescope mission, these two telescopes would save NASA a lot of cash."
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Solar Walk Review » 148Apps » iPhone and iPod Touch Application Reviews and News - 1 views

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    "Solar Walk pieces together each planet in real time and real location to give a fully accurate view of where things are, where things have been and where things are going in space. Simply tap on the planet that you wish to explore closer up."
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Cassini finds Saturn moon Phoebe has planet-like qualities - 0 views

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    "Phoebe's true nature is revealed in startling clarity in this mosaic of two images taken during Cassini's flyby on June 11, 2004"
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GLOBE at Night - Observe Lat/Long - 0 views

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    "In order to report your observation of the night sky, you will need to know the geographic coordinates for your location, your latitude and longitude (Lat/Long). There will be an interactive lat/long locator available when entering your observations online at the "Report" page of this site."
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Geologic map of Jupiter's moon Io details an otherworldly volcanic surface - 1 views

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    "More than 400 years after Galileo's discovery of Io, the innermost of Jupiter's largest moons, a team of scientists led by Arizona State University (ASU) has produced the first complete global geologic map of the Jovian satellite. The map, published by the U. S. Geological Survey, depicts the characteristics and relative ages of some of the most geologically unique and active volcanoes and lava flows ever documented in the Solar System."
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SETILive - 1 views

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    "We're searching for interesting signals coming from the Kepler Field. Will we find life on another planet? "
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New analysis of clay deposits in ancient Martian Lakes - 1 views

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    "Mars was once a much wetter world than it is now, with hot springs, rivers, lakes and perhaps even oceans. Just how wet exactly, and for how long, is still a subject of considerable debate. One vital clue comes from clay mineral deposits and sediments left over after the water disappeared, but still visible now. They provide a valuable insight into what Mars used to be like, and why it is the cold, dry place we see today."
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Astronomy Games For Kids - KidsAstronomy.com - 1 views

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    "Astronomy And Outer Space Games Play exciting astronomy games developed for children. These interactive games range from educational, to just plain fun."
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