• earthsky.org | 1/26/2019 | Paul Scott Anderson
    Size comparison of the major moons in our solar system via Emily Lakdawalla. Most of the planets in our solar system have orbiting moons, and even some asteroids have their own moons.
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  • earthsky.org | 1/20/2019 | Bruce McClure
    Here’s a comparison between the December 3, 2017, full moon at perigee (closest to Earth for the month) and 2017’s farthest full moon in June at apogee (farthest from Earth for the month) by Muzamir...
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  • earthsky.org | 8/18/2018 | Deborah Byrd
    View larger. | Tom Wildoner captured this image of 7 of Saturn’s moons at The Dark Side Observatory, Weatherly, Pennsylvania, USA. Tom Wildoner wrote: View - Saturn - Moons - August - Images Here is...
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  • Live Science | 7/17/2018 | Staff
    Scientists have discovered 12 previously unknown moons orbiting Jupiter, and one of them is a real oddball. While hunting for the proposed Planet Nine, a massive planet that some believe could lie...
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  • Space.com | 7/5/2018 | Staff
    New research shows the closest-ever view of Jupiter's swirling auroras, revealing the complicated footprints left by its moons Io and Ganymede. As Jupiter's moons orbit close over the gas giant,...
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  • phys.org | 7/4/2018 | Staff
    According to a new study, there could be more than 121 places where we should look for signs of life. But we are not talking about new Earth-like planets. Researchers think we should be looking at...
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  • ScienceDaily | 6/14/2018 | Staff
    In a paper published June 13 in The Astrophysical Journal, researchers at the University of California, Riverside and the University of Southern Queensland have identified more than 100 giant...
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  • earthsky.org | 6/4/2018 | Deborah Byrd
    Artist’s concept of a potentially habitable exomoon orbiting a giant planet in a distant solar system. Image via NASA GSFC: Jay Friedlander and Britt Griswold/ UCR.
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  • earthsky.org | 5/29/2018 | Bruce McClure
    Above: Moon set over La Paz, capital city of Bolivia, on April 30, 2018 from Max Glaser. May 29, 2018 ushers in the third of this season’s three full moons. In this case, when we say season, we mean...
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