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  • NASA Makes Huge Announcement Regarding Mars

    September 29, 2015; 3:12 PM ET

    It has been wondered for quite some time if Mars was ever able to support life and if it was in a state now to do so. On Monday, we came so much closer to answering that question, and perhaps maybe we even did.

  • The Sun Still Dazzles, Glance at Next Week's Big Eclipse

    September 19, 2015; 5:40 PM ET

    The sun gave us a show last week. And, it could lead to some aurora activity soon. Also, we look at what should be a very impressive eclipse of the Harvest Moon next weekend, which also happens to be the biggest supermoon of 2015.

  • Partial Solar Eclipse, Watch Live!

    September 11, 2015; 7:15 PM ET

    We will have a partial solar eclipse early Sunday. The event will affect southern Africa and Antartica. But, you can follow along live via Slooh Community Observatory. Plus check out more amazing aurora pictures from the most recent show.

  • Aurora Borealis Puts on a Show

    September 8, 2015; 4:45 PM ET

    A moderate (G2 level) geomagnetic storm set off an impressive display of the Aurora Borealis from Europe to the U.S. and Canada.

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Astronomy Blog
The astronomy blog, by Dave Samuhel, discusses stargazing, including how weather will affect viewing conditions of astronomical phenomenon.