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Drought Persists in the American SouthwestMore than 64 million people are directly affected by drought in the Southwest and Southern Plains, and far more are indirectly affected because of the [..Read More..]

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Polish 'vampires' weren't targeted for their status as immigrants, as previously thought, but instead probably had contracted cholera. [..Read More..]

'Good' bacteria inside the holiday food favorite produces medicine that can kill roughly half of all infectious bacteria. [..Read More..]

Like most Americans back on the ground, astronauts aboard the International Space Station will celebrate Thanksgiving with a feast: NASA food scientis [..Read More..]

A copy of the first compilation of the Bard's plays published in 1623, has been discovered in the library of a small town in northern France. [..Read More..]

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NOAA satellites captured the early formation of the Thanksgiving nor'easter that could wreak havoc on holiday travelers. [..Read More..]

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Oberwerk's Ultra 15x70 are a wonderful balance of size, weight and optical performance. Space.com's Editors chose them over all others, exce [..Read More..]

The Orion Astronomy 20x80 Binoculars are really a pair of refracting telescopes. They are our second favorite pair of large astronomy binoculars. [..Read More..]

Celestron's Cometron 7 x 50 offers remarkable views and excellent value for a low price. Space.com's editors chose them over all others, exc [..Read More..]

Could life survive a trip on a comet, or the tip of a rocket? New evidence shows that DNA samples remain functional after a trip on the outside of a l [..Read More..]

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Iceberg B31 Heads WestA view of ice island B31 at the start of Antarctic summer shows the berg is headed west in the Amundsen Sea. [..Read More..]

Activity at Shiveluch VolcanoShiveluch is one of the largest and most active volcanoes on Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula. [..Read More..]

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Weak CME impactA Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) has arrived at the ACE satellite. The solar wind speed rose with 81.98 km/sec to 543.2 km/sec. Solar wind [..Read More..]

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Waxing Crescent Moon
Waxing Crescent Moon

The moon is currently in Aquarius
The moon is 5 days old

Distance: 58 earth radii
Ecliptic latitude: 4 degrees
Ecliptic longitude: 309 degrees

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