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News about space and astronomy from the astronomy team. Just look up, you never know what you will see.
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AccuWeatherAstronomy 8h
Step outside tonight to see the Full . However, it won't actually look pink. Find out how it earned this nickname:
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AccuWeatherAstronomy Apr 17
Replying to @ElizabethNdbg1
You may have! It launched a 4:46pm ET from Wallops Island, Virginia, and was flying out to sea over the Atlantic.
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AccuWeatherAstronomy Apr 17
Liftoff! 7,600 pounds of supplies are on their way to the International Space Station
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NASA Apr 17
LIVE: We’re preparing to launch ~7,600 pounds of , supplies and hardware to the aboard ’s Antares rocket carrying the spacecraft. Liftoff is scheduled for 4:46pm ET. Watch:
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NASA Apr 17
At , it’s a beautiful day for a launch! At 4:46pm ET, ’s lifts off, sending 7,600 pounds of cargo to . Watch live at 4:15pm ET: Live in the U.S. mid-Atlantic? You might see it:
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NWS Eastern Region Apr 17
Replying to @NWSEastern
Here is a map showing the reports received last night by the American Meteor Society
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AccuWeatherAstronomy Apr 17
There is a rocket launch from Wallops Island, Virginia, at 4:46 p.m. ET that may be visible across part of the mid-Atlantic
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AccuWeatherAstronomy Apr 17
An incredibly bright blazed over the mid-Atlantic on Tuesday night. The was seen as far north as Vermont and as far south as South Carolina:
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AccuWeatherAstronomy Apr 17
Replying to @jimdurrett @ring
Thank you.
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AccuWeatherAstronomy Apr 17
Replying to @jimdurrett
Is this your video? May we use it for our syndicated news coverage with credit to you?
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AccuWeatherAstronomy Apr 17
Replying to @stevechazin
Thank you.
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AccuWeatherAstronomy Apr 17
Replying to @stevechazin
Did you record both of these videos? If so, may we use them for our syndicated news coverage with credit to you?
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Jeff Foust Apr 16
Good news for tomorrow’s Cygnus NG-11 launch from Wallops: 95% chance of acceptable weather; 80% if it slips to Thursday.
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AccuWeatherAstronomy Apr 16
There is a major rocket launch from Wallops Island, Virginia, on Wednesday afternoon that will deliver supplies to the International Space Station
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AccuWeatherAstronomy Apr 16
All 3 of the first stage boosters used during last week's launch of the SpaceX rocket landed, but the one that landed at sea didn't make it back to land:
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Loren Grush Apr 15
SpaceX: “As conditions worsened with eight to ten foot swells, the booster began to shift and ultimately was unable to remain upright. While we had hoped to bring the booster back intact, the safety of our team always takes precedence."
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AccuWeatherAstronomy Apr 15
Andromeda is our closest galactic neighbor and is easier to spot in the night sky than you may think:
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AccuWeatherAstronomy Apr 14
The biggest since 2017 is facing Earth, stretching ~200,000 km across the Sun's surface. For perspective, the diameter of the Earth is less than 13,000 km.
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AccuWeatherAstronomy Apr 14
Monday morning astronomy: Look to the east right before sunrise to see Mercury and Venus. If you have a telescope, you'll also be able to spot Neptune:
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SpaceX Apr 11
Falcon Heavy’s side boosters land on Landing Zones 1 and 2
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