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A small near-Earth object might be a historic piece of space hardware: the Apollo 10 lunar module, dubbed "Snoopy."

The post Astronomers Might Have Found Apollo 10’s “Snoopy” Module appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

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There are ghosts in our galaxy’s past. Now astronomers have found a way to detect them.

The post Evidence for a Dark Matter Clump in the Milky Way appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

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If theorists are right, next month observers should spot a cluster of potentially hazardous asteroids as they cruise past Earth.

The post Astronomers Stalk the “Taurid Swarm” appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

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Catalogs are useful in astronomy. Now there's one dedicated to musical pieces influenced by astronomy.

The post Music Inspired by Astronomy: A Catalog appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

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Infant planets are coming together in a system 370 light-years away, and they’re shedding light on the early lives of Saturn and Jupiter in our solar system.

The post Astronomers Directly Detect Newborn Planets appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

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Prime-time Jupiter viewing kicks off this month when the planet reaches opposition on June 10th. 

The post Jupiter Is Outstanding at Opposition appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

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NASA's NICER instrument aboard the International Space Station is giving us a unique view of much of the X-ray sky.

The post NICER Maps the X-ray Sky appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

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SpaceX's Starlink satellites have come under heavy criticism for their potential to clutter the sky. Here's what a space debris expert has to say about it.

The post Does Starlink Pose a Space Debris Threat? An Expert Answers appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

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The invasion of occupied France on June 6, 1944, changed the course of the Second World War. Astronomy played a crucial role in the timing of the event.

The post Astronomy and D-Day: The Sun, Moon, and Tides at Normandy appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

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This month's Sky Tour podcast starts with a solstice update and a rundown of lunar phases, then helps you find four planets in the evening sky along with the best stars and constellations of early summer.

The post June 2019: Peekaboo Planets appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

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