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Waterton Lake Eclipse

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 00:42

Waterton Lake Eclipse Waterton Lake Eclipse


Spica, Mars, and Eclipsed Moon

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 00:42

A beautiful, reddened A beautiful, reddened


Mammatus Clouds over Nebraska

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 00:42

When do cloud bottoms appear like bubbles? When do cloud bottoms appear like bubbles?


An Unusual Globule in IC 1396

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 00:42

An Unusual Globule in IC 1396     An Unusual Globule in IC 1396


Saturn in Blue and Gold

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 00:42

Why is Saturn partly blue? Why is Saturn partly blue?


Clouds and Crosses over Haleakala

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 00:42

Clouds and Crosses over Haleakala Clouds and Crosses over Haleakala


Red Moon, Green Beam

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 00:42

Red Moon, Green Beam Red Moon, Green Beam


Mars near Opposition

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 03:42

Mars near Opposition Mars near Opposition


Mars, Ceres, Vesta

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 01:42

Mars, Ceres, Vesta Mars, Ceres, Vesta


Two Rings for Asteroid Chariklo

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:42

Asteroids can have rings. Asteroids can have rings.


M42: Inside the Orion Nebula

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 00:42

 Inside the Orion Nebula     M42: Inside the Orion Nebula


A Solar Eclipse from the Moon

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 03:42

Has a solar eclipse ever been seen from the Moon? Has a solar eclipse ever been seen from the Moon?


Fresh Tiger Stripes on Saturns Enceladus

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 06:42

Do underground oceans vent through the tiger stripes on Saturn's moon Enceladus?  Do underground oceans vent through the tiger stripes on Saturn's moon Enceladus?


Lunar Farside

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 02:42

Tidally locked in Tidally locked in


Along the Western Veil

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 06:42

Delicate in appearance, these filaments of shocked, glowing gas, Delicate in appearance, these filaments of shocked, glowing gas,


At the Edge of NGC 2174

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 02:42

At the Edge of NGC 2174 At the Edge of NGC 2174


Mars Red and Spica Blue

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 05:42

A bright pair of sky objects will be visible together during the next few months. A bright pair of sky objects will be visible together during the next few months.


Space Station Robot Forgets Key Again

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 01:42

Space station robot AFJ013 has forgotten her space lock key again. Space station robot AFJ013 has forgotten her space lock key again.


2012 VP113: A New Furthest Known Orbit in the Solar System

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 04:42

What object has the furthest known orbit in our Solar System? What object has the furthest known orbit in our Solar System?


Io in True Color

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 01:42

The strangest moon in the The strangest moon in the


New S*T*A*R Officers

These are the new Club Officers, voted in at the June 2013 Business Meeting.