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Holiday Asteroid Illustrated by NASA Radar

The December 2018 approach near the large, near-Earth asteroid 2003 SD220 is provided Astronomers are an outstanding opportunity to get detailed radar images of the surface and shape of the object and to improve understanding of its orbit. The The asteroid flies safely past Earth on Saturday, December 22, in the distance 1.8 million miles (2.9 million kilometers). This will …

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A big space crash likely made Uranus lopsided

WASHINGTON (AP) – Uranus is a lopsided oddity, the only planet to spin on its side. Scientists now think they know how it got that way: It was pushed over by a rock at least twice as big as Earth. Detailed computer simulations show that an enormous rock crashed into the seventh planet from the sun, said Durham University astronomy …

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New Horizons Has Detected Something Weird About Ultima Thule

Kuasa Belt object Ultima Thule as seen by New Horizons on August 16, 2018. The forms around it are bright background stars. Image: NASA / JHUAPL / SwRI NASA's New Horizons is en route to Ultima Thule , a journey that will see the NASA spacecraft whiz past this mysterious Kuiper Belt object on New Year's Day. But as the …

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Mars: Pictures reveal 'winter wonderland' on the red planet

Image copyright ESA Earth's North Pole is famous for its snowy climes – and for hosting Santa's workshop, of course. ] But as these pictures reveal, it's not the only planet with snow scenes this holiday season. This is the Korolev crater, near the north pole of Mars, as captured by the European Space Agency (ESA)'s Mars Express mission . …

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