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Tuesday evening/Wednesday morning, May 5-6, 2009, is expected to be the peak of the Aquarid meteors with up to 85 meteors per hour over the Southern Hemisphere. If you are in the Northern Hemispere, you'll see them, too!

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Wednesday, 29 April 2009 23:50

Australian student Mick Todd finds new asteroid

Mick Todd, a student at Curtin University of Technology, discovers new asteroid (“Asteroid 2009 FH19”) while searching for potentially dangerous near-Earth objects using the University of Western Australia’s Zadko Telescope.

Published in Space
Astronomers have discovered a massive object about 12.9 billion light-years from our Solar System that is the earliest known precursor to a galaxy. It appears to have first formed during the early times of our Universe—less than one billion years after the Big Bang explosion.

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