EarthSky’s top 5 posts of 2018

earthsky.org | 12/28/2018 | Eleanor Imster
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Scientists expect 1st direct black hole image soon: This was one of the most popular posts at EarthSky all year, and no wonder. It’s exciting! In March, scientists said they expect to obtain the 1st-ever direct image of a black hole’s event horizon, soon. Read more.

Situation at Kilauea Volcano ‘steadily worsening’: Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano erupted for weeks in mid-2018, creating fissure in the land, tossing out large boulders and releasing of toxic gases in a plume called a laze when molten lava met the sea. Images and videos here. Read more.

Fragments - LA - Botswana - Astronomers - Asteroid

Fragments of asteroid 2018 LA found in Botswana: Astronomers detected a small asteroid just 8 hours before it struck Earth’s atmosphere over southern Africa on June 2, producing a terrific explosion. A few days later, researchers reported finding its meteorites. Read more.

Brightest Mars since 2003: Why was Mars so bright and red in our sky in July and August 2018? Here’s the answer. Read more.

Mars - Color - Dennis - Chabot - POSNE

Mars is very bright now! And it’s very red in color. Dennis Chabot of POSNE...
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