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by Maplefire
Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cassini's Grand Finale to be streamed (space stuff)
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Cassini's Grand Finale to be streamed (space stuff)

The 20-year-old spacecraft will plunge into Saturn in the early morning of Sept. 15 to protect the planet’s moons from any possibility of contamination by terrestrial organisms. Cassini discovered a global ocean with possible hydrothermal activity on Enceladus and liquid methane seas on Titan, raisi...
by Maplefire
Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: downloadable posters from JPL
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Views: 65

downloadable posters from JPL

if interested...
here's a snippet of what they look like

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https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/downloads/
by Maplefire
Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: just because...
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Views: 77

just because...

If your taste for fashion runs to plaid, the Scottish Register of Tartans has a pattern suitable for Mars lovers. The Mars tartan is the brainchild of Charles Cockell, professor of astrobiology at the University of Edinburgh. http://i.imgur.com/k8Dqdc2.jpg https://tartanregister.gov.uk/tartanDetails...
by Maplefire
Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: map of total solar eclipse
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Views: 69

map of total solar eclipse

do NOT look directly at the sun! get some good eclipse-viewing glasses. 8-)

https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/map/2017-august-21