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Antarctic Milky Way selfie

Jorgelina Alvarez of AstroLina Photography took this selfie at the Marambio Research Base on the Antarctic Peninsula.

See it! Moon sweeps past Venus

Wonderful photos from the EarthSky community of the moon’s sweep this week past the brightest planet, Venus.

March 2018 in top 6 warmest on record

Last month wasn’t as hot as March 2016 or March 2017, but it’s in the warmest 6 since modern record-keeping began in 1880.

April snow in Georgia

Scott Kuhn captured this image after a rare April snow in northern Georgia.

Watch launch of TESS planet-hunting mission April 16

TESS will launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Lift-off is planned for no earlier than 6:32 p.m. EDT (10:32 p.m. UTC).

Tour the moon in 4K

Take a virtual tour of the moon in all-new 4K resolution – Ultra High Def – created from data provided by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft.

Milky Way and zodiacal light

Gorgeous photo of the Milky Way and the zodiacal light in the early morning over Chile’s Andes mountains.

Jupiter cloud patterns

See intricate cloud patterns in the northern hemisphere of Jupiter in this new view taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

Cosmic cold front older than solar system

Astronomers were surprised to discover an enormous “cold front” millions of light years in extent and older than the solar system.

3 worlds in a line

The waning moon is in the predawn sky, busily passing planets. EarthSky community photos of the moon, Mars and Saturn, here.