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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Nasa’s Juno lifts off to spy on Jupiter


Nasa’s Jupiter mission began on Friday. Link to this video Nasa’s Juno mission to Jupiter successfully launched on Friday on a five-year journey to the solar system’s largest and oldest planet. Hundreds of scientists and…

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