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Photos from the EarthSky community of brightly-colored ice clouds in Earth’s stratosphere. They began showing up at high latitudes late last week and this weekend.
Happy birthday January babies! Your birthstone is the garnet.
This video from NASA shows the path across the U.S. of the August 2017 solar eclipse.
The U.S. state of Nevada experienced several moderately strong earthquakes and multiple aftershocks, beginning just after midnight local time Wednesday morning.
Take a few minutes to enjoy these images of our planet taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
Pine, spruce, and fir trees – Christmas tree favorites – produce chemicals called terpenes, which give them their special, distinctive scent.
Video shows the beautiful and efficient mechanism that tiny starfish larvae use to swim, feed and grow.
Photos from EarthSky community members around the world, showing what this week’s solstice – bringing winter to half of Earth, and summer to the other half – meant to them.
December solstice 2016 arrives on December 21 at 10:44 UTC. High summer for the Southern Hemisphere. For the Northern Hemisphere, the return of more sunlight!
At Earth’s South Pole, high noon comes only once a year, on the December solstice. Meanwhile, the North Pole is getting its only midnight.
Star-hop from Pegasus to Andromeda galaxy
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