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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘red giant star’

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

A journey to the center of a red giant star is very firmly in the realm of science fiction. But the science of asteroseismology can explore the conditions there.   Echoes from the Depths of a Red Giant Star Illustration Credit & Copyright: Pieter Degroote (Leuven University) Credit: Paul Beck, Joris De Ridder, Conny Aerts (Leuven University), et al., ERC, PROSPERITY Explanation: A journey to the center of a red giant star is very firmly in the realm of science fiction. ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—March 11, Moon and star Aldebaran close

Sky Tonight—March 11, Moon and star Aldebaran close in evening sky

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Our sky chart shows the waxing crescent moon and the star Aldebaran as they appear in North America. However, the moon and Aldebaran can be seen from pretty much all over the world this Friday evening. As seen from the eastern part of the globe – Asia, Indonesia, Australia, and New Zealand – the moon will be closer to the Pleiades cluster than to Aldebaran, the brightest star in the constellation Taurus ... Full Story

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