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Feb 13, 2013

Pink Planet In Sky: Mercury Can Be Seen As Pink Planet After Sunset

Mercury "Pink Planet" location
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Do you want to see a pink planet in sky? Good news for star gazers, or should I say planet gazers, as NASA scientists confirmed that Mercury can be seen as a pink planet in sky about 30 minutes after sunset. According to NASA, Mercury can be seen as a pink planet starting February 8 […]


Sep 29, 2012

Signs of water on Mars discovered by NASA via rover Curiosity (Photo)

signs of water on Mars
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Updated: October 10, 2012 2:50 p.m. Read Shiny object on Mars spotted by NASA rover Curiosity (Photo) NASA‘s Curiosity rover mission reportedly discovered possible signs of water on Mars while it was driving on the Red Planet. Scientists are now studying the clues, which were seen in the rocks between the Gale Crater and a […]


Apr 27, 2012

Lava spirals on Mars discovered, first time identified on an extraterrestrial setting (Photo)

Lava spirals Mars
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Giant lava spirals have been recently discovered on Mars by NASA‘s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, as shown in the photo below, with researchers now thinking that the coiled features are evidence of a type of lava flow never seen before. According to Space.com on Thursday, April 26, 2012, scientists are now suggesting that these lava spirals […]


Apr 7, 2012

Elephant Face on Mars image taken by NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE camera revealed (Photo)

Elephant face on Mars
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An image of the so-called elephant face on Mars, as shown in the photo below, was recently taken by NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), using the High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera. ‘Elephant face’ on Mars Image Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona According to a report by HiRISE on its official website on Wednesday, April 4, […]


Mar 27, 2012

Venus Visible during Daytime on March 26, 2012

Venus Visible during Daytime on March 26, 2012
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Venus is visible during daytime on March 26, 2012, ET. This was reported by Space.com, March 26, 2012. According to NASA, the planet Venus has been “dancing” with Jupiter since the early part of March.


Nov 9, 2011

Russia launches Phobos-Grunt mission, to collect Mars moon dust (Video)

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Russia launched on Wednesday, November 09, 2011 its Phobos-Grunt spacecraft, as shown in the video below. Its mission is to get soil samples or dust from Phobos, a moon of Mars. As noted at Space.com on Tuesday, the unmanned Phobos-Grunt was launched at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday 12:16 a.m. (Russia time), or […]


Sep 3, 2011

Remains of ancient lake in Mars spotted by ESA Mars Express satellite (Photos)

Remains of ancient lake in Mars spotted by ESA Mars Express satellite (Photos)
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Updated: September 29, 2012 7:45 p.m. Read Signs of water on Mars discovered by NASA via rover Curiosity (Photo) The remains of an ancient lake in Mars were recently spotted by Mars Express satellite of European Space Agency (ESA), as shown in the photos below. Delta in Eberswalde crater Image Credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum) […]


Aug 5, 2011

Flowing salty water on Mars possible, NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter images suggest (Photo)

Flowing salty water on Mars possible, NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter images suggest (Photo)
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Updated: September 29, 2012 7:45 p.m. Read Signs of water on Mars discovered by NASA via rover Curiosity (Photo) There is a big possibility that there is flowing salty water on Mars; this is what NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) images are now suggesting, as shown in the photo below. Images suggesting that there is […]


Jun 24, 2011

Three Planets Venus, Mars and Jupiter Shine Like Gems At Daybreak

Three Planets Venus, Mars and Jupiter Shine Like Gems At Daybreak
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Three planets including Venus, Mars and Jupiter will be seen shining like gems on Tuesday morning, June 28, according to international reports on Thursday, June 23. Apparently, there will be two bright stars Capella and Aldebaran, a star cluster Pleiades and the vanishing crescent moon that will be joining in the appearance of these three […]


Apr 30, 2011

Six Planets Alignment Can Be Seen At Dawn Sky For The Next Few Weeks

Six Planets Alignment
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Six planets, namely Mars, Jupiter, Mercury, Venus, Uranus and Neptune, can be seen aligned at dawn above the rising sun for the next few weeks, several science news sites reported on Thursday. According to reports, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Mercury are visible to the naked eye, while Uranus and Neptune can be seen thru binoculars […]