Comet Leonard will light up the sky this month — here's how to see it
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Comet Leonard will light up the sky this month — here's how to see it

Most comets are the most difficult to see against the sun's glare or hidden below the horizon. Leonard is a comet, alas, no exception. It should be
Huge structures in our galaxy may show the Sun is in a kind of cosmic magnetic tunnel
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Huge structures in our galaxy may show the Sun is in a kind of cosmic magnetic tunnel

A map of Milky Way galaxy showing the Sun's position on the left. The inset shows a schematic of the Sun’s neighborhood including the Local Bubble. A
Where *isn't* Planet 9?
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Where *isn't* Planet 9?

Astronomers have been searching for another planet in our solar system for a while now. One that is larger than Earth and orbits the Sun much beyond
Cop26: can gas guzzling go green?
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Cop26: can gas guzzling go green?

Science Weekly podcast is based in Glasgow. We are currently bringing you daily episodes from Cop26. Every morning, you'll hear from the Guardian's
You can see the moon near Saturn in the night sky tonight. Here's how.
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You can see the moon near Saturn in the night sky tonight. Here's how.

You can watch the moon pass by Earth's sky for two nights, starting Wednesday (Nov. 10) On Wednesday, the moon will be approximately 4 degrees from
Princess Cruises showcases design of new Enchanted Princess
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Princess Cruises showcases design of new Enchanted Princess

The Enchanted Princess, Princess Cruises' new ship, will sail Wednesday from Fort Lauderdale on its maiden cruise. The Piazza of the Enchanted
Stargazers spot SpaceX's Crew-2 Dragon streaking across the night sky in amazing photos
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Stargazers spot SpaceX's Crew-2 Dragon streaking across the night sky in amazing photos

Crew-2's safe return home to Earth lit up New Orleans and Florida's night sky on Tuesday, Nov. 9, wowing viewers with a spectacular sky show. At
You can see the moon line up with bright Venus, Jupiter and Saturn in the sky tonight
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You can see the moon line up with bright Venus, Jupiter and Saturn in the sky tonight

Skywatchers who take in the sunset view have the chance to see Venus, the moon and Saturn line up in the evening sky tonight (Nov. 8, 2018). You can
Let's explore the personalities of some of the brightest stars in our sky
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Let's explore the personalities of some of the brightest stars in our sky

If you've been looking at the night sky for a while, like me, you might recognize some constellations and stars as old friends. They might be
Some celestial yardsticks are visible in the night sky
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Some celestial yardsticks are visible in the night sky

The stars Vega and 61 Cygni, as well as Delta Cephei, are near the zenith or point directly overhead. They can be seen from mid-northern latitudes at