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Around Town, End of April 2013

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Every year in late April Earth passes through the dusty tail of Comet Thatcher (C/1861 G1), and the encounter causes a meteor shower–the Lyrids. This year the shower peaks on Monday morning, April 22nd. Forecasters expect 10 to 20 meteors … Continue reading

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Around Town, Beginning of April 2013

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International Dark Sky Week 5 – 11 April, 2013 http://www.darksky.org/resources/109-international-dark-sky-week         Star Party on 4/6/13 in Oak Park, CA Oak Canyon Astronomy Group 5600 Hollytree Drive Oak Park, CA     Riverside Air Show 4/6/13 in Riverside, … Continue reading

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Interesting Website

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How Many People Are in Space Right Now?

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Catch a Webcast of the Live Update on the Curiosity Mission

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While the live event is full (and it’s well worth watching for them) the webcast is available wherever you can get internet! On December 15th at 2pm (in California, USA) SCPR hosts this mission briefing on the Curiosity rover. “Discoveries … Continue reading

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Hear About The Voyager Mission

From:  JPL News NASA to Host Dec. 3 Teleconference About Voyager Mission November 29, 2012 PASADENA, Calif. — NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. PST (2 p.m. EST) on Monday, Dec. 3, to discuss the latest findings … Continue reading

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Learn Your Way Around the Cosmic Neighborhood…

From:  Universe Today Want to explore the Milky Way? A new visualization tool from Google called 100,000 Stars lets you take a tour of our cosmic neighborhood, and with a few clicks of your mouse you can zoom in, out … Continue reading

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Space Game: Aurora

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Aurora is one of my favorite computer games and has been since it was first created.  It is in the genre of what is known as 4x games (eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, and eXterminate). It has been described as the “Dwarf … Continue reading

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Give to a Space Charity

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In 3 weeks, there is an auction held by a foundation created by the Mercury 7 Astronauts. If you are in Florida, USA, near the Kennedy Space Center, at the beginning of November, you might want to check it out. … Continue reading

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Felix Has to Wait!

Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner’s jump delayed until Sunday

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Space Game: Moonbase Alpha

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The first game I’m going to talk about (Moonbase Alpha) isn’t a game that I play a lot.  It has pretty pictures and, as a simulation, it is very faithful to our current understanding of living on the Moon.  As … Continue reading

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