Space Force to track ‘abnormal objects of unknown origin’
The U.S. Space Force wants to track objects near Earth that exhibit 'abnormal observables' and are of 'unknown origin.' Could there be a connection to UAP?
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Sun activity: Aurora alert! 4 blobs of sun coming our way
Sun activity for November 30 is low, but excitement is on the way to Earth! Four coronal mass ejections should bring auroras late tonight and tomorrow night.
Astronomy Essentials

Visible planets and night sky for November and December

Visible planets: Venus dominates the morning sky. Bright Jupiter is visible all night, Saturn sets around midnight. Mercury is now low in the evening twilight.
Astronomy Essentials

Thinking of buying a telescope? Read this 1st

Are you thinking of buying a telescope? Here's how to know if you're ready, with tips on what 1st-time buyers should look for.
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Wow! See Mars as ISS astronauts would see it

What if the International Space Station orbited Mars? Space engineers took 3 months to plan this amazing new view of Mars, as ISS astronauts would see it.

Nearby exoplanet is Earth twin, but hot as a pizza oven

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope measured the exact diameter of a nearby Earth-sized exoplanet. The sizzling world is too hot for life, however.

Where is Voyager 2 going? And when will it get there?

Where is Voyager 2 going? It's not aimed for any particular star, but in 40,000 years it will pass within 1.65 light-years of the star Ross 248.

What moves the sailing stones of Death Valley?

At Death Valley’s Racetrack Playa, the sailing stones show signs of movement, etching trails in the dry lake bed. It was a mystery until quite recently.

World’s largest optical telescope – the ELT – going up in Chile

The world's largest optical telescope will be the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT), currently under construction in the Chilean desert.

SpaceX Starlink launches for November

SpaceX successfully launched six batches of Starlink satellites in November. Learn more about the launches and Starlink here.