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10321 151020  NASA Image of the Day | NASA
Space  |  Astronomy

10319 151020  StarGaze - Universal Beauty [1080p HD] - YouTube
What do NGC, IC, and M Mean?
Galaxy - Wikipedia
Nebula - Wikipedia
Astronomy 


111117-1118 Leonid Meteor Shower:  1  |  2  |  3


5751 140422  Big Bangs: Asteroids Strike Earth More Often Than We Think  (NBC News, Alan Boyle, 04/22/2014)

111108 Asteroid 2005 YU55 Flyby: An asteroid that is 400m (1,300ft) wide

110627 Asteroid 2011 MD will pass so close to Earth | For more stories
Asteroid 2011 MD measured about 16 feet to 35 feet.     Japanese 01
3081 130818  Orbits of Potentially Hazardous Asteroids "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA August 12, 2013

110319 Supermoon (Biggest Full Moon in 18 years):  NASA | National Geographic | Wikipedia
4950 140203  Micro Moon over Super Moon  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA January 21, 2014
11902 161117  Soyuz vs Supermoon  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA November 17, 2016
Super Moon vs Micro Moon
  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA November 13, 2016

100414  Amazing video! Fireball lights up the sky from Missouri to Minnesota  |  Massive Fireball   
The fireball may be part of the Gamma Virginids meteor shower. Many people reported seeing a spectacular fireball, but we failed to see it. :-(    
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071003 We heard the news on the radio that today hundreds (or thousands) of Minnesota have seen fireballs (bright meteors) during the daytime. “Cool!”  Note: meteors = shooting stars (流れ星) Check photo example of a fireball     Japanese 02

3286 130905    "A Fireball"  Aug. 28, 2013  Dazzling Meteor Outshines Moon Over American Southeast (Video) Space.com - The asteroid was probably about 2 feet wide and weighed more than 100 pounds, ... The space rock hit Earth's atmosphere above the Georgia/Tennessee border on Aug. 28, moving northeast at 56,000 mph.

Moon: New Moon, First Quarter Moon, Full Moon, Last Quarter Moon, Blue Moon, Super Moon, Blood Moon, Black Moon, Blue Blood Moon
Blue Moon ブルームーン(青い月)Photo (091231)  |  Star Gazing Event Photos

10225 150928  Lunar eclipse Super Blood Moon 28-09-2015 - YouTube
10261 151005  A Blue Blood Moon    "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  October 3, 2015
10202 150923  Total Lunar Eclipse Will Bring a Moon Triple Treat Sunday Space.com
7443 141015  Our first "Blood Moon" photos shot in the Twin Cities (Minneapolis / St. Paul) metro area, Minnesota on October 8, 2014.

"Hunter's Moon", the Full Moon falls on October 8, 2014. Plus
there is a total lunar eclipse. During the total lunar eclipse, the moon turns red.
Blood Moon Photos:  1  -  The moon is disappearing  |  2  - Total Lunar Eclipse  |  3  The moon begins to reappear
Note: October 8, 2014: We got up around 4 a.m. to try to shoot pix of the "Blood Moon."
Eclipse at Moonrise  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA October 11, 2014, China
Moons at Opposition  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA October 10, 2014, California
Eclipse at Moonset  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA October 9, 2014, Chile
'Blood Moon' Photos: Total Lunar Eclipse Thrills Skywatchers  SPACE.com, Miriam Kramer, 10/08/2014
Why the Moon Turns Red During an Eclipse! – Starts With A Bang  ScienceBlogs, Ethan Siegel, 02/01/2011

7338 141003  Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.
Next eclipse visible in Minneapolis - Oct. 8, 2014 Total Lunar Eclipse
Eclipse Calculator, when is your next eclipse?

8917 150403  Total Lunar Eclipse Saturday: How to See the Blood Moon  04/03/2015
5744 140422  Red Moon, Green Beam  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA April 18, 2014    Apache Point Observatory in southern New Mexico
Waterton Lake Eclipse  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA April 17, 2014    Alberta, Canada
Spica, Mars, and Eclipsed Moon  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA April 16, 2014    Caribbean island of Barbados

5660 140415  Night of April 14-15, 2014  Blood Moon Red Moon Eclipse 2014 NASA Space Science Video - YouTube 
Lunar Eclipse 2014 Amazing! Will turn moon BLOOD RED - YouTube

5659 140414  Night of April 14-15, 2014  First Total Lunar Eclipse of 2014: The Complete Skywatcher's Guide  (Space.com, Joe Rao, 04/14/2014)
Total Lunar Eclipse Will Darken the Moon Next Week  (Space.com, Joe Rao, 04/08/2014)

5624 140410  Four blood moons: Total lunar eclipse series not a sign of apocalypse  April 15, 2014  (MSN, Space.com, 04/10/2014)
7163 140913  Super Moon vs Micro Moon "Astronomy Photo of the Day" September 8, 2014 by NASA
7162 140913 
Full Moon Silhouettes "Astronomy Photo of the Day" September 7, 2014 by NASA   This video was posted on Jan. 30, 2013, but it's worth watching again.
What is a Super Moon?
words: perigee, apogee
Also see Blue Moon

1163 130130  Full Moon Silhouettes - if you can't reach the page, Right Click > Refresh - "Astronomy Photo of the Day" (cool video from New Zealand) Jan. 30, 2013 by NASA        New Zealand:  1 (WorldAtlas) | 2 (Wikipedia)

11731 160929  Black Moon 2016: What It Is (and Why You Can't See It)  September 30, 2016
The September 30 Black Moon Explained
DARK SIDE OF THE MOON (The Universe, Space, Science, Mysteries) Documentary - YouTube

11724 150927  Rare Black Moon to rise on Friday in night sky - AOL  09/30/2016

11401 160620-0626  Summer Solstice 2016: When is the longest day of the year? What is the ‘Strawberry Moon’? - The Independent  - This year’s solstice coincides with the Strawberry Moon – a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence
Summer Solstice Brings a Once-in-a-Generation 'Strawberry Moon' | snopes.com
Happy First Day of Summer:
Summer Solstice     June 20, 2016  
Strawberry Moon on June 20, 2016, Summer Solstice - Photos:  1a  |  1b  (UP-Close)  |  2  |  3 

9842 150803  Apollo 17 at Shorty Crater   "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  August 2, 2015
Apollo 17 | NASA

Apollo 17 mission (1972), Eugene Cernan The last Man on the Moon, ( 2008 ) HD - YouTube
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Moon landing conspiracy theories - Wikipedia
PHOTOS: 8 Moon-Landing Hoax Myths -- Busted  National Geographic

9855 150805  August 5, 1930  Happy birthday Neil Armstrong!   
First Moon Landing 1969 - YouTube
Biography.com  Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong - Wikipedia
  August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012, an American astronaut and the first person to walk on the Moon.
 
8736 150313  The Great Wall by Moonlight  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  March 13, 2015

8536 150217-0220  February's new moon is both a black moon and supermoon - AOL.com  02/12/2015
Black Moon
  TimeandDate.com
Black Supermoon: What (Not) To Look For Wednesday Night « CBS San Francisco  02/17/2015
New supermoon - and Black Moon - on February 18, 2015 Tonight | EarthSky


3544 130923  Rotating Moon from LRO  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA Sept. 16, 2013

3305 130906  Changing Earth phases, seen from the moon Space EarthSky  |  Earth Phases from the Moon - YouTube
"Ummm... We think Earth phases are true? We've never thought of the Earth phases before."
3304 130906  Video From the Earth to the Moon NASA Lunar Science Institute


090722 Asia  Total Solar Eclipse    
NASA | USA Today | National Geographic  皆既日食

Full Moon:
Tonight's Full Moon is largest and brightest of 2008, 081212 | Photo | "Rats!, I can't see the moon
from my location" St. Paul, MN 081212

2325 130908  September 6, 2013  3 Reasons Why NASA's New Moon Mission Matters - Popular Mechanics


Astronomy Photo of the Day | Phases of the Moon |

10116 150907  Earthrise  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA Sept. 6, 2015

10563 151212  Full Moon Falls on Christmas for the First Time Since 1977 | The Weather Channel


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