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7406 141010  Where did the first light in the universe come from? Hubble discovery reveals clues. - CSMonitor.com  Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com, 10/10/2014

7395 141009  The Butterfly Nebula from Hubble  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  October 1, 2014  -  its wingspan covers over 3 light-years, NGC 6302 lies about 4,000 light-years away. 
"It's a huge butterfly."
NGC 6302 - Wikipedia


7394 141009  Two Black Holes Dancing in 3C 75  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  September 28, 2014
3C 75 - Wikipedia

Binary black hole - Wikipedia
Black hole - Wikipedia

7393 141009  From the Temple of the Sun to the Temple of the Moon  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  October 7, 2014
7384 141008 
Capitol Reef National Park (U.S. National Park Service)  Utah
Capitol Reef National Park 3-minute Tour - YouTube

National Parks  |  Utah


7330 141002  A Full Circle Rainbow over Australia  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  September 30, 2014, Cottesloe Beach near Perth, Australia; the photo showing the entire 360 degree circle of a rainbow was shot from a helicopter flying between a setting sun and a downpour.
Rainbow


7329 141002  'Strikingly Geometric' Shapes Hidden on Moon's Surface  SPACE.com, Charles Q. Choi, 10/01/2014
Jeffrey C. Andrews-Hanna et al., Structure and evolution of the lunar Procellarum region as revealed by GRAIL gravity data  Nature 514, 68-71 (October 2014)
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How the Moon Evolved: A Photo Timeline  SPACE.com, Miriam Kramer, 04/02/2014

7256 140924  Aurora over Maine  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  September 17, 2014, Acadia National Park, Maine, USA.
Aurora and Volcanic Light Pillar  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  September 23, 2014, Iceland, early this month
Maine


7255 140924  Milky Way above Atacama Salt Lagoon  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  September 16, 2014, Salar de Atacama, Chile
Shoreline of the Universe  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  September 20, 2014, Dunes of Hatteras Island, North Carolina


7250 140924  Criticism of Study Detecting Ripples From Big Bang Continues to Expand - NYTimes.com  Dennis Overbye, 09/22/2014
Big Bang - Wikipedia
Stephen Hawking - The Big Bang - YouTube


7254 140924  Earth at Equinox  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  September 22, 2014, Video taken by the Russian meteorological satellite Elektro-L during last year's September equinox.
Saturn at Equinox  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  September 21, 2014, photo
Credit: Cassini Imaging Team, ISS, JPL, ESA, NASA
7231 140922  September 22, 2014    Autumnal Equinox: First Day of Fall
Letter 110:
English Japanese    Autumnal Equinox (First Day of Fall, September 22, 2014)    USA vs. Japan
Equinoxes  video National Geographic
Everything you need to know: September equinox - EarthSky  Deborah Byrd, Tonight | Astronomy Essentials, 09/21/2014
Mechanism of The Seasons - YouTube


7164 140913  An Aurora Cupcake with a Milky Way Topping "Astronomy Photo of the Day" September 9, 2014 by NASA  Göran Strand

7132 140908  Airglow Ripples over Tibet  Jeff Dai "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA September 1, 2014

6978 140819  Star Trails Over Indonesia  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA August 18, 2014

6977 140819  Jupiter and Venus from Earth  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA August 17, 2014

6946 140815  NASA's Asteroid Mission Is Dumb, Says NASA Assessment Committee - Popular Science  Loren Grush, 08/12/2014
6887 140808  Comet joined by space probe after 10-year pursuit - Businessweek  Frank Jordans, 08/06/2014
67P-Churyumov–Gerasimenko - Wikipedia
Rosetta  NASA


6884 140808  10 Weirdest Things Found in Outer Space - YouTube  Alltime10s

6841 140804  Veins of Heaven - noctilucent clouds, Gotland, Sweden  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA July 31, 2014  P-M Hedén (Clear Skies, TWAN)
10 Rare Cloud Formations - Listverse  Adam Winkles, 10/10/2007

6840 140804  M31: The Andromeda Galaxy  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA July 30, 2014 
Jacob Bers (Bersonic)

6839 140804  The Horsehead Nebula from Blue to Infrared  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA July 28, 2014  Argentina & Hubble Space Telescope
Horsehead Nebula - Wikipedia  The Horsehead Nebula (also known as Barnard 33 in emission nebula IC 434) is a dark nebula in the constellation Orion.

6780 140728  Asteroid's 'bad timing' killed off dinosaurs, new evidence shows - The Guardian  Ian Sample, 07/27/2014
Asteroid Timing Erased the Dinosaurs  National Geographic, Dan Vergano, 07/28/2014
Dinosaurs 101  National Geographic
Chicxulub crater - Wikipedia
Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event - Wikipedia
Impact event - Wikipedia
Extinction event - Wikipedia


6764 140726  The Moon Eclipses Saturn  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA July 16, 2014
4_August_2014_Saturn_being_occulted_by_Moon_9_22_pm_AEST.png  nightskyonline.info  


6748 140725  Earth survived near-miss from 2012 solar storm: NASA - Yahoo News  AFP, 07/24/2014

6707 140720  First Moon Landing 1969 - YouTube
Apollo 11 and NASA's Next Giant Leap - NASA
NASA Celebrates 45th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing   (Space.com, Megan Gannon, 07/16/2014))
Apollo 11 - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com
Apollo 11 - Wikipedia  July 20, 1969  First Manned Lunar Landing


6696 140718  Iridescent Clouds over Thamserku  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA July 8, 2014

6687 140717  Auroras over Northern Canada  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA July 14, 2014

6675 140716  OCO-2 Night Launch  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA July 4, 2014 

6674 140716  Wolf Rayet Star 124: Stellar Wind Machine  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA July 1, 2014 
SN 1006 Supernova Remnant  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA July 12, 2014


6613 140710  The Art of Astrophotography  National Geographic
 
6612 140710  Time-Lapse Exploring the Cosmic Dawn  National Geographic
ALMA  (Atacama Large Millimeter/sub millimeter Array)


6492 140627  Orion, NASA's deep-space craft, readying for launch - CNN.com  Carter Maguire, 06/26/2014

6486 140626  Space travel test flight a success, start-up says - chicagotribune.com  Karen Brooks | Reuters, 06/25/2014
Branson's got competition: Massive balloons will take you to the edge of space for a THIRD of the price  World View Enterprises completes test flight of space balloon -  video (Mail Online, Jonathan O'Caaghan, 06/24/2014)

6418 140620  V838 Light Echo: The Movie  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  June 17, 2014 

6417 140620  New York to London Milky Way  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  June 14, 2014 

6336 140612 
How to Identify that Light in the Sky
  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  June 9, 2014 
Hubble Ultra Deep Field 2014
  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  June 5, 2014 

6239 140603  Hubble Team Unveils Telescope's Most Colorful Cosmic View - NBC News  Alan Boyle, 06/03/2014

6149 140527  It's Time to Stop Babying Mars  (Popular Mechanics, Laura Dattaro, 05/27/2014)
6131 140526  The Earthlings that might already be living on Mars  (Chicago Tribune, Adam Minter | Bloomberg, 05/25/2014)

6108 140523  Meteors, Planes, and a Galaxy over Bryce Canyon  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA May 19, 2014

6039 140517  At Spaceport America, Jetsons dreams get ready to fly  (CNET, Daniel Terdiman, 05/17/2014)

6010 140515  Illustris Simulation of the Universe  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA May 12, 2014

6009 140515  A Live View from the International Space Station  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA May 14, 2014 
Flying Over the Earth at Night
  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA March 31, 2013 

5930 140508  Aurora Dog over Alaska  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA April 29, 2014
Alaska State


5759 140423  Massive Nearby Spiral Galaxy NGC 2841  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA April 21, 2014

5736 140421  Chris Hadfield What I learned from going blind in space Talk Video TED.com   March 2014
Chris Hadfield - Wikipedia


5695 140418  Next Up for NASA's Planet-Hunting Kepler Telescope: Finding Earth's True Twin? Space.com  Mike Wall, 04/18/2014
Scientists discover first Earth-sized planet that could support life  (Yahoo News, Miriam Kramer, Space.com, 04/18/2014)


5629 140411  'Cherry tree from space' mystery baffles Japan - Yahoo News  Shigemi Sato, 04/11/2014

5545 140403  NASA Cassini spacecraft finds sign of subsurface sea on Saturn’s moon Enceladus  (Washington Post, Joel Achenbach, 04/03/2014)

5466 140327  Orion and Aurora over Iceland  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA March 24, 2014
Geography of Iceland - Map of Iceland - Worldatlas.com

5465 140327  The View Near a Black Hole  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA March 23, 2014 

5427 140322  Comet Lovejoy over The Great Wall  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA February 20, 2014

5411 140321  On Saturn's moon Titan, scientists catch waves in methane lakes  (LA Times, Amina Khan, 03/21/2014)

5391 140319  The Sun Rotating  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA March 12, 2014
Curious About Astronomy: Does the Sun rotate?


5402 140320 
Cosmic Microwave Map Swirls Indicate Inflation  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA March18, 2014
5372 140317 
Scientists Find Gravity Waves, a Breakthrough That Backs Up the Big Bang  (Popular Mechanics, John Wenz, 03/17/2014)
Big Bang - Wikipedia



5225 140301  Mars 'Blueberries' May Not Hold Secrets Of Planet's Ancient Past After All  (Huffington Post, Sara Gates, 02/28/2014)


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