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2. Universe Today – Uranus’ Rings are Surprisingly Bright in Thermal Emissions Uranus’ system has a temperature of just 77 K (-196 °C; -320 °F). The observations also confirmed that Uranus’s brightest and densest ring (the Epsilon ring) differs from …

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The Carnival of Space 616 is up at Every Day Spacer Universe Today – Black hole simulation solves a mystery about their accretion disks Universe Today – You Can Use a Live Webcam to Watch NASA Build the Mars 2020 …

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Carnival of Space 615 is up at Urban Astronomer. Universe Today – Subaru Telescope Sees 1800 Supernovae Japanese astronomers have captured images of an astonishing 1800 supernovae. 58 of these supernovae are the scientifically-important Type 1a supernovae located 8 billion …

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1. Universe Today -Here’s the Video of Hayabusa2 Bombing Asteroid Ryugu 2. Universe Today – InSight Just Detected its First “Marsquake” 3. Universe Today – As Expected, the Newly Upgraded LIGO is Finding a Black Hole Merger Every Week. Upgrades …

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The Carnival of Space 607 is up at Urban Astronomer. Universe Today – Hayabusa2 Fires an Anti-Tank Warhead at Asteroid Ryugu. The spacecraft had to break up the surface material by shooting it with “bullets” – 5 gram impactors made …

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1. The Venus Transit – Beresheet, first Israeli spaceship to the moon made a successful Lunar capture maneuver. Above is a picture taken by Beresheet of the far side of the moon during the maneuver at 470 km height. 2. …

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1. Universe Today – Hayabusa2 Left a Dark Spot Where it Touched Down on Ryugu. Engineers Aren’t Sure Why An image taken a minute after the spacecraft had reached an altitude of 25 km (15.5 mi) – the mission team …

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1. Universe Today – Eta Carinae is Getting Brighter Because a Dust Cloud was Blocking our View Within a decade or so, we will no longer be able to see the Homunculus nebula clearly. That was the conclusion reached in …

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The Carnival of Sapce 599 is up at Urban Astronomer The Hill – SpaceX could disrupt NASA plan to return humans to the moon NASA’s lunar lander concept is a three-stage vehicle that would depart from and return to the …

carnival of spaceCarnival of Space 595 – India Will Have Manned Launches by 2022

1. Universe Today – India is Going to be Sending Three People to Space in Three Years During a cabinet-level meeting that took place on Friday, Dec. 25th, the government of India announced that the Indian Space Research Organization‘s (ISRO) …