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Gemini meteor shower 2017

Photographed in eminences of Karaj, Alborz, Iran

The Perseids and the Plough

Despite interfering moonlight, many denizens of planet Earth were able to watch this year's Perseid meteor shower.

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Perseid Meteors over Slovakia

Tonight is a good night to see meteors.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: A Cold December Night

They say Orion always comes up sideways, and he does seem to on this cold December night. The bright stars of the familiar northern winter constellation lie just above the snowy tree tops surrounding a cozy cottage near the town of Ustupky in the Cze

Astronomy Picture of the Day: A Cold December Night

They say Orion always comes up sideways, and he does seem to on this cold December night. The bright stars of the familiar northern winter constellation lie just above the snowy tree tops surrounding a cozy cottage near the town of Ustupky in the Cze

Astronomy Picture of the Day: A Cold December Night

They say Orion always comes up sideways, and he does seem to on this cold December night. The bright stars of the familiar northern winter constellation lie just above the snowy tree tops surrounding a cozy cottage near the town of Ustupky in the Cze

Astronomy Picture of the Day: A Rainbow Geminid Meteor

Meteors can be colorful. While the human eye usually cannot discern many colors, cameras often can.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Geminids and Friends

From a radiant in the constellation of the Twins, the annual Geminid meteor shower rained down on our fair planet this week.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: 3D Bennu

Put on your red/blue glasses and float next to asteroid 101955 Bennu.

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