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Hubble Zeros in on Green Blob

First discovered in 2007 by a Dutch high school teacher, Hanny's Voorwerp is an astronomical object of unknown nature, located outside of our galaxy.
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Spectacular Flyby of Comet Temple1

NASA's stardust space craft wizzed by comet Temple 1 at 24,300 MPH at a distance of 111 miles snapping 72 images.
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NASA's Valentine's Day Comet

Five facts regarding NASA's Stardust-NExT spacecraft as it rendevous with comet Temple 1 for Valentine's day.
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Ring Of Blackholes Discovered

Galaxies colliding create stars and black holes.
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Japan's Hayabussa Asteroid Probe

Hayabusa (はやぶさ?, literally "peregrine falcon") was an unmanned spacecraft developed by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency to return a sample of material from a small near-Earth asteroid named 25143 Itokawa to Earth for fu
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5 Potential Earth-Like Planets Found

Over 1400 planets observed possibly five are possibly habitable and Earth like.
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Our Galaxy In Super-HD

A one billion pixel mosaic of the Milky Way's galactic center.
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10-Year-Old Girl Discovers Supernova

Kathryn Aurora Gray of Fredericton, New Brunswick discovers a Supernova on New Years Day.
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Secret Space Plane Returns To Earth

The unmanned X-37B plane landed itself at Vandenberg Airforce Base on the California coast 130 mi northwest of Los Angeles.
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Hubble Discovers Oldest Galaxy

Hubble takes a faint look at the oldest galaxies in our universe.
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