An overview of the fall skies of 2021
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An overview of the fall skies of 2021

Between now and December solstice, there will be lots to see: two eclipses and four meteor showers. The brightest planet in our solar system,
How to see Uranus near the full Hunter's Moon in the night sky this week
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How to see Uranus near the full Hunter's Moon in the night sky this week

This sky map shows Uranus and the Moon as they appear just after midnight on Oct. 21, 2021. It was taken from mid-orthern latitudes. This week's
The Orionid meteor shower peaks this week, but don't expect to see many 'shooting stars'
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The Orionid meteor shower peaks this week, but don't expect to see many 'shooting stars'

This composite of four photos taken by Sergio Garcia Rill, an astrophotographer in October 2017, shows Orionid meteors streaking through the starry
Stunning Visuals Show Solar Storm Auroras Taking Over The Night Sky
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Stunning Visuals Show Solar Storm Auroras Taking Over The Night Sky

Recently, auroras of vivid green and purple danced across the night sky in Sweden. An all-sky camera was used in Kiruna (Sweden) to capture the
A Magnetic Tunnel Surrounds the Earth
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A Magnetic Tunnel Surrounds the Earth

Imagine if your eyes could see radio waves! We might be able, if we had the ability to see into space, to see a tunnel made of radio waves. It would
Gaze in Awe at This Fiery Pac-Man Shaped Supernova, Gobbling Stars
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Gaze in Awe at This Fiery Pac-Man Shaped Supernova, Gobbling Stars

Snacky Supernova There's a good chance that you have seen a cloud in the sky at one time or another and thought it was a real object. It just takes
2021 WNBA Finals - Candace Parker's legacy comes full circle as she leads Chicago Sky to first WNBA championship
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2021 WNBA Finals - Candace Parker's legacy comes full circle as she leads Chicago Sky to first WNBA championship

CHICAGO -- Candace Parker understood what was at stake. She was in Game 4 of the WNBA Finals twice, and had chances to win a title at home. She was
Chicago rallies past Phoenix to win first WNBA crown; Sky's Kahleah Copper named MVP
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Chicago rallies past Phoenix to win first WNBA crown; Sky's Kahleah Copper named MVP

CHICAGO -- Candace Parker ran to the sidelines to hug her family. She was already crying. A packed Wintrust Arena roared "We Are
Chicago rallies past Phoenix to win first WNBA crown; Sky's Kahleah Copper named MVP
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Chicago rallies past Phoenix to win first WNBA crown; Sky's Kahleah Copper named MVP

CHICAGO -- Candace Parker ran to the sidelines to hug her family. She was already crying. A packed Wintrust Arena roared "We Are
Courtney Vandersloot orchestrates Chicago Sky to brink of first WNBA title
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Courtney Vandersloot orchestrates Chicago Sky to brink of first WNBA title

CHICAGO -- Courtney Vandersloot recalled wondering if there would ever be a third WNBA season. After being drafted No. 23, she was 23 years old and