Starwatch: the September night sky


The Sun is tracking southwards at its fastest for the year when it crosses the celestial equator at the autumnal equinox on the 23d. As darkness arrives earlier, the daily westwards shift of our evening…

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Juno space probe prepares for a suicide mission to Jupiter


Nasa’s Juno mission to Jupiter, and the mythological roots of its name. Video: Nasa Link to this video A spacecraft destined to become the fastest manmade object in history is set for launch on Friday…

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