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Hypervelocity Stars are ‘Runaways’ from Large Magellanic Cloud, Astronomers Say
Hypervelocity stars — ultrafast stars with speeds up to a few hundred miles per second above the average — were likely ejected from the Large Magellanic Cloud, a neighboring dwarf galaxy some 160,000 light-years away, say astronomers at the University …
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Astronomy Day celebrated with public star party
As children we are all taught of famous explorers like Marco Polo, Christopher Columbus, and Lewis and Clark, and we ourselves entertain the thought of one day sailing away as well to a land yet to be discovered. Then one day we learn that every land is …
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5 Soccer Stars Who Have Minor Planets Named After Them
Some players just transcend the game. Others transcend the planet. While most astronomical objects discovered in the past couple decades have been given boring names with nothing more than an assortment of letters and numbers, a select few are given names …
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Celestial-inspired meals bring the universe to the table
Celestial-inspired meals bring the universe to the table Featuring premier stargazing experiences, restaurants in prime constellation-viewing locations now offer celestial-inspired dinners with on-site astronomers, telescopes — and even glow-in-the-dark …
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Stargazing event begins Friday
GRANTSVILLE — Calhoun County isn’t afraid of the dark. In fact, local officials are embracing it as a tool for economic development. Without the bright lights of an urban setting, Calhoun Park off West Virginia 16 outside of Grantsville has one of the …
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Meteor shower is perfect stargazing opportunity for campers
An upcoming meteor shower is the perfect opportunity for campers to kick back, roast some s’mores and stargaze. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites visitors and campers to catch a view of the Perseid meteor shower during “Meteors & S …
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Star Gazing Cruise Lines

trendStar Gazing Cruise Lines
Teaming up with Discovery Channel, Princess Cruises is now offering a star gazing cruise that will appeal to both amateur and experienced astronomers. The ‘Discovery at Sea’ voyage is entertaining for the entire family and boasts a guided tour of the night …
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Super Star Gazing Spots
It’s beautiful and relaxing to just look up at the night sky. Gaze up at the lit up sky with its masses of twinkling stars – which you can see even though they are light years away. Star gazing gives people an opportunity to reflect and be contemplative …
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Star Gazing
Have a roughly 6 week old silkie that has been star gazing for a bit over a week now. I caught it right away and have been adding multi vitamins to its water and had been giving it baby vitamins for about a week. I have also been adding vitamin e to its water.
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trendMobile Stargazing: A Universe of Astronomy Apps to Explore the Sky
There is a universe of astronomy apps available to help you connect with the sky in a way that wasn’t possible before. Credit: SkySafari / App Store There are myriad astronomy apps for exploring the sky on mobile devices. With a few swipes of your finger …
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A Dark Sky Park: Stargazing in Death Valley
When the sun sets over Death Valley National Park in the California and Nevada desert, about two hours west of Las Vegas, the world’s largest International Dark Sky Park begins to shine. And with an area encompassing more than 3 million acres and …
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OCC to host its annual Science Night
The interactive event will also feature stargazing with high powered telescopes, volcanic rocks and sea creatures like stingrays on display for children to view and touch. Free hot dogs, chips and drinks will be available. Admission is also free and …
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trendA Dark Sky Park: Stargazing in Death Valley
A Dark Sky Park: Stargazing in Death Valley Under the darkness of night, gazing up at the seemingly millions of stars twinkling overhead, we couldn’t help but pull out our smartphones and launch our star gazing apps. Check out this story on desertsun.com …
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Stargazing app Star Walk updated for iOS 7 with an all-new design
Star Walk, the popular and award-winning astronomy app which has previously been featured in Apple’s ads, has just lauched a brand-new version with a redesigned interface for iOS 7. It has the same look and feel as the new OS, with a clean, flat interface.
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Top spots for stargazing out West
A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Borrego Springs, Calif.: The town of Borrego Springs, population 3,429, may not offer skies as pristine as those of a national park, but as the second community in the world designated a Dark Sky Place, Borrego …
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trendStargazing at Hidden Valley Nature Center
Join Midcoast Conservancy and the Central Maine Astronomical Society for an enjoyable opportunity to observe the dark skies at Hidden Valley Nature Center. On Saturday, March 12, we will have a Waxing Crescent Moon, one of the best times to observe …
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Beginners stargazing offered to the public
People interested in the night sky and how to observe it will have the opportunity to learn all about Novice Observing at the Okanagan College on March 30. The regular meeting of the southern group of the Okanagan Centre of the Royal Astronomical …
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in cooperation with the Smoky Mountains Astronomical Society, will offer a 3-hour stargazing program in Cades Cove on Saturday, April 2, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Experienced astronomers and numerous telescopes will …
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