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Meteor Activity Outlook for April 23-29, 2016

During this period the moon wanes from its full phase to nearly one-half illuminated. This is the worst time of the month to try and view meteor activity as the bright moonlight will obscure all but the brightest meteors. The … Continue reading

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Auroral Mystery Solved – Auroras Caused by Charged Particles

I’m not sure what discovery warrants the title of ‘mystery’, but it was accepted and published in the Journal of Geophysical Research. I guess we have all become aware that ECMs research is ahead of its time, but to frame … Continue reading

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New Study Shows Earth’s Tilt Big Player in Climate Change

New research identifies how Earth’s tilt effects climate. For the first time, researchers show a connection between Earth’s tilt called ‘obliquity’, which shifts every 40,000 years, and the movement of a low pressure band of clouds named Intertropical Convergence Zone, or … Continue reading

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Hubble Reveals Diversity Of Exoplanet Atmosphere

Astronomers have used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and the NASA Spitzer Space Telescope to study the atmospheres of ten hot, Jupiter-sized exoplanets in detail, the largest number of such planets ever studied. The team was able to discover why … Continue reading

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Bromo Volcano (East Java, Indonesia): Continuing Ash Emissions

Ash emissions of varying intensity continue from the volcano, producing a plume that rises approx. 500-1500 m above the crater. It seems that the emissions are generated by mild explosive activity still relatively deep inside the crater. So far, no … Continue reading

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Village Covered in Film of Soot After Kamchatka Volcano Spews Ashes

A volcano in Russia’s Kamchatka region has spewed ashes, covering a local village with a thin layer of soot, the Emergency Situations Ministry said on Wednesday, the RIA Novosti news agency reported. The ash cloud from the Shiveluch Volcano reached … Continue reading

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