Saturday, July 15, 2017

EarthSky News - July 15 - Earth’s Last Survivors?

July 15
Earth's Last Survivors?
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Last survivors on Earth?
Scientists say tardigrades - tiny, 8-legged marine animals - can survive until the sun dies, long after we humans have disappeared.

Strange radio signals from nearby star

A 10-minute observation of the star Ross 128 yielded a peculiar radio signal. The scientists aren't saying "aliens," but the natural explanations have weaknesses.
Tonight … Vega and its constellation Lyra
The Summer Triangle consists of 3 bright stars in 3 different constellations. The brightest is Vega in the constellation Lyra.
How to see a green flash
Here's all you need to know ... plus great pics!
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Tonight … Ophiuchus, 13th constellation of Zodiac
The sun passes in front of Ophiuchus each year from November 29 to December 17.
What is a green flash?
A green flash is an optical phenomenon that you can see shortly after sunset or before sunrise. Hans Hillewaert captured this green flash over the North Sea in Belgium. How to see one yourself … plus more pics here.
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