Vera C. Rubin Observatory detects its first asteroid

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The detection of asteroids is an essential aspect of planetary defense and understanding the potential risks they pose to Earth. Astronomers use various methods to detect and track asteroids. Astronomers use telescopes on Earth to scan the night sky for … Read More

August 2023, the Month of the Moons: 2 Full Moons/Supermoons with a Blue Moon, and a Lunar Eclipse

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The moon in August 2023 will be a spectacular sight for skywatchers, as it will feature a rare blue moon, 2 full moons, 2 supermoons, and a partial lunar eclipse. A Blue Moon is a term used to describe a … Read More