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Blue Marble, Eastern HemisphereA composite image of Earth is a reminder of NASA’s mission to study this planet as much as any other. [..Read More..]

Smoke and Fire in CanadaSeveral wildfires burned in northern Saskatchewan forests in August 2014, sending smoke into Manitoba and Northwest Territories. [..Read More..]

On Monday morning, Venus and Jupiter gathered close in [..Read More..]

The center of the Lagoon Nebula is a [..Read More..]

Contrasting Terrains on Comet Churyumov Gerasimenko [..Read More..]

Both land and sky were restless. [..Read More..]

It was visible around the world. [..Read More..]

Last January, telescopes in observatories around planet Earth [..Read More..]

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Ancient Paleolithic people in Spain ate snails as part of their regular diet, new research suggests. [..Read More..]

New study challenges the theory that Europeans introduced the disease to the New World. [..Read More..]

Two of the earliest mammal groups of the period likely were discerning about the types of insects they ate. [..Read More..]

'Biobot' Moths Become Cyborgs in CocoonThe overall goal of the program is to create genuine cybernetic insects -- a literal merging of biological and electronic bugs. Continue reading → [..Read More..]

The reason may be that the rapid growth of the brain's outer brain — the gray matter — is constrained by the white matter. [..Read More..]

Some Spiders Grow Bigger in Urban AreasBigger, beefier spiders are emerging because, as a new study has found, some spiders love city and suburban living. Continue reading → [..Read More..]

Why Is a Monsoon Flooding Phoenix?The Arizona monsoon is actually a long-documented meteorological phenomenon there. Continue reading → [..Read More..]

While many say that mandating police officers to wear recording devices would lessen unnecessary police force, the reality may be more complicated. [..Read More..]

Neanderthals and Humans Overlapped for 5,400 YearsNeanderthals did not really go extinct -- they were simply absorbed into the modern human gene pool of Europeans and Asians.  Continue reading → [..Read More..]

The subglacial lakes in Antarctic are home to at least 3,931 species of microbes, a finding that resolves earlier controversies over whether life can [..Read More..]

Kitt Peak National Observatory, high atop a mountain in the Arizona desert, is home to 24 telescopes. Frequent clear skies helped make it a site of ma [..Read More..]

A pair of rovers – one four-wheel robot and one two-wheel robot which can rappel on a tether– will work together to survey vertical lunar features. [..Read More..]

“Hakuto" means “white rabbit" in Japanese whose mythology, depicts the image seen on the moon as a rabbit not as a face. [..Read More..]

Rough terrain is a fact of life for planetary rovers. Hakuto designs rover systems as small as possible and to utilize commercial of the shelf compone [..Read More..]

Hakuto is the only Japanese team participating in the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE competition to land a robot on the moon, drive that robot 500 me [..Read More..]

A Russian official claims that samples collected by cosmonauts show evidence of sea plankton on the outside of the International Space Station, news a [..Read More..]

The discovery of a microbial ecosystem deep beneath the Antarctic ice doesn't necessarily mean that life teems on frigid worlds throughout the so [..Read More..]

Boring through ½ mile rock-hard Antarctic ice, researchers discover a completely isolated community of microorganisms living in Subglacial Lake Whilla [..Read More..]

Astronaut Chris Hadfield's advice for life on Earth has become the basis for a television sitcom. ABC committed to the production of a pilot epis [..Read More..]

SpaceX's Dragon Version 2 capsule is designed to carry seven astronauts to the International Space Station. See how it works in this Space.com in [..Read More..]

Smoke and Fire in CanadaSeveral wildfires burned in northern Saskatchewan forests in August 2014, sending smoke into Manitoba and Northwest Territories. [..Read More..]

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First LOFAR observations of 'Whirlpool Galaxy'Using a radio telescope with frequencies just above those of commercial FM radio stations, a European team of astronomers has obtained the most sensit [..Read More..]

A spectacular landscape of star formationA new image shows two dramatic star formation regions in the southern Milky Way. The first is of these, on the left, is dominated by the star cluster [..Read More..]

What are stars made of? Determining stellar compositions made easier with new catalogAn astronomer has devised the largest catalog ever produced for stellar compositions. The work is critical to understanding the properties of stars, h [..Read More..]

Immune system is dazed and confused during spaceflight, study revealsResearch indicates that crew members aboard the International Space Station have changes in blood cytokines that persist during flight. [..Read More..]

Fascinating rhythm: Light pulses illuminate a rare black holeAstronomers have accurately measured -- and thus confirmed the existence of -- a rare intermediate-mass black hole about 400 times the mass of our sun [..Read More..]

Hubble stirs up galactic soupA new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows a whole host of colorful and differently shaped galaxies; some bright and nearby, some fuzzy, and so [..Read More..]

Students see world from station crew's point of viewNASA is helping students examine their home planet from space without ever leaving the ground, giving them a global perspective by going beyond a map [..Read More..]

NASA's Chandra Observatory searches for trigger of nearby supernovaNew data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory offer a glimpse into the environment of a star before it exploded earlier this year, and insight i [..Read More..]

As seen by Rosetta: Comet surface variationsA new image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko shows the diversity of surface structures on the comet's nucleus. It was taken by the Rosetta spac [..Read More..]

Seven tiny grains captured by Stardust likely visitors from interstellar spaceThe 1999 Stardust mission flew by comet Wild-2 in 2004, capturing cometary and interstellar dust, and delivered its dust-loaded collectors to Earth in [..Read More..]

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Waning Crescent Moon
Waning Crescent Moon

The moon is currently in Cancer
The moon is 25 days old

Distance: 63 earth radii
Ecliptic latitude: -4 degrees
Ecliptic longitude: 103 degrees

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