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Archive for October 26, 2011

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

In, through, and beyond Saturn's rings are four moons: Titan, Dione, Pandora and Pan. In, Through, and Beyond Saturn's Rings  Image Credit: Cassini Imaging Team, ISS, JPL, ESA, NASA Explanation: A fourth moon is visible on the above image if you look hard enough. First -- and furthest in the background -- is Titan, the largest moon of Saturn and one of the larger moons in the Solar System. The dark feature across the top of this perpetually cloudy world is the north polar hood. ... Full Story

On This Day, October 26, 1881

On This Day, October 26, 1881

  Shootout at the OK Corral On this day in 1881, the Earp brothers face off against the Clanton-McLaury gang in a legendary shootout at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. After silver was discovered nearby in 1877, Tombstone quickly grew into one of the richest mining towns in the Southwest. Wyatt Earp, a former Kansas police officer working as a bank security guard, and his brothers, Morgan and Virgil, the town marshal, represented "law and order" in Tombstone, though they ... Full Story

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