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The Crab Nebula Is Ready for Its Close-Up
Five telescopes were used to make a special new image, and only one of them is on Earth.
May 10, 2017
Do Meteors Hiss, Sizzle, and Pop?
This is a test of the meteor broadcasting network.
April 17, 2017
Found: Evidence That a Saturnine Moon Could Support Life
NASA discovered some hydrogen.
April 14, 2017
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Space Out in Chile’s Atacama Desert
Explore the deserts, mountains, geysers, and geoglyphs of San Pedro de Atacama.
Step into the darkness for an evening of planets, globular clusters, planetary nebulae, and colorful double stars at the Mt. Wilson Observatory.
Magdalena, New Mexico
Bracewell Radio Sundial
A one-of-a-kind sundial at the Very Large Array honors a radio astronomy pioneer, incorporating the original piers from his breakthrough radio telescope.
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Kopiec Wandy (Wanda Mound)
An artificial hill and apparent calendric structure built in the Early Middle Ages immortalizes a legendary Polish princess.
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Why Catholics Built Secret Astronomical Features Into Churches to Help Save Souls
After centuries of war, Catholicism and science reconciled over meridian lines.
November 15, 2016
McKinley Presidential Library & Museum
Mausoleums, astronomy, and animatronic dinosaurs at this memorial to an assassinated American president.
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The Tiny Kentucky Town That Eclipse Fans Are Obsessing Over
Hotels are charging astronomical prices for a weekend next August.
November 09, 2016
The Stone Circles at Odry
Deep in a Polish forest, this collection of Iron Age megaliths still holds onto many of its ancient secrets.
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A historic observatory now an astronomy museum beautifully situated at the edge of town.
Added by Maarten de Leeuw
This Beautiful Art Nouveau Telescope Can Be Yours
Got a spare $125,000?
October 04, 2016
New York, New York
Grand Central Ceiling Dark Patch
A dark patch of the ceiling at Grand Central Terminal which was not restored is still stained brown by tobacco.
Added by Anne Reddington
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Čolina Kapa Astronomical Observatory
The haunting ruins of a military fortress turned astronomical observatory sit on a Sarajevo mountaintop.
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New York Academy of Medicine's Rare Book Room: Astronomy and Astrology
Peer inside early books from the Rare Book Room's incredible collection to discover what happened when our ancestors looked outward—and upward.
Whipple Museum of the History of Science
A treasure trove of astronomical, mathematical, and scientific instruments at Cambridge University.
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During the solar phenomenon "Lahaina Noon" this bendy, curvy sculpture forms a perfectly circular shadow on the ground.
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