Monthly Archives: October 2016

AP’s 10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:… from AP Top News at 9:00 p.m. EDT Advertisements

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Halloween and the Ghost Head Nebula

Halloween’s origin is ancient and astronomical. Since the fifth century BC, Halloween has been celebrated as a cross-quarter day, a day halfway between an equinox (equal day / equal night) and a solstice (minimum day / maximum night in the

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:… from AP Top News at 9:02 p.m. EDT

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A Giant Squid in the Flying Bat

Very faint but also very large on planet Earth’s sky, a giant Squid Nebula cataloged as Ou4, and Sh2-129 also known as the Flying Bat Nebula, are both caught in this cosmic scene toward the royal constellation Cepheus. Composed with

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:… from AP Top News at 10:20 p.m. EDT

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Propeller Shadows on Saturn’s Rings

What created these unusually long shadows on Saturn’s rings? The dark shadows — visible near the middle of the image — extend opposite the Sun and, given their length, stem from objects having heights up to a few kilometers. The

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:… from AP Top News at 9:01 p.m. EDT

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