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Astronomy and Society

Earth at Night: Not a Pretty Sight

Rosetta's nighttime snapshots of the Eastern Hemisphere show that the fight against light pollution has a long way to go.

Astronomy and Society

Aurora Stamps Have Appeal

The US Postal Service has just rolled out an attractive pair of stamps that feature photos of the northern and southern lights.

Celestial News & Events

Let's Count Stars!

Researchers want you to help them examine the pervasiveness of light pollution during October.

People, Places, and Events

Amateur Astronomy on TV

Don't miss Timothy Ferris's ode to amateur astronomy, which airs on PBS stations throughout the US on Wednesday night.

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The Source of the Dinosaurs' Asteroid

Did a colossal collision in the asteroid belt 160 million years ago doom the dinosaurs? A just-published analysis argues strongly for exactly that.

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Great Offer, Great Cause

Until November 1st, astronomy-club members can join the International Dark-Sky Association and help fight light pollution for about the cost of a large, three-topping pizza — and the IDA is better for you!

Galaxies

A Starry Chemical Imbalance

New high-resolution images of dwarf galaxy IC 10 in Cassiopeia may help resolve an enduring mystery about this star-forming powerhouse.

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Google's Star Map Has Arrived

Google Earth just got cooler, again!

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State Your Purpose

A collection of interesting views about the universe.

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The Red Planet We Never Knew

A new DVD entertains with a 50-year-old look at Mars.

Galaxies

Morphology @ Home

Thousands of people have signed up to study galaxies.

Northeast at Night

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Google Earth @ Night

Light pollution has never been so fun to explore.

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The Economics of Impacts

Can't have enough of people thinking about the threat of asteroids.

People, Places, and Events

It's About Time

A visit to the US Naval Observatory.

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Entry Form for S&T Astronomy Day Award

The latest version of the S&T Astronomy Day Award entry form is available on the Astronomical League's website.

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The S&T Astronomy Day Award

Each year, one club or organization is recognized for its successful efforts in promoting Astronomy Day.

Solar Astronomy

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Countdown to Astronomy Day 2006

Mark your calendars! This year's Astronomy Day festivities take place May 6th.

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Astronomy Outreach Survey Online

The Astronomical Society of the Pacific and the Astronomical League have teamed up to produce a survey on astronomical public outreach.

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