NASA Reaches Pluto After Nearly Decade-Long JourneyWe've made it to Pluto by NASA's calculations, the last stop on a planetary tour of the solar system a half-century in the making. The moment of closest approach for the New Horizons spacecraft came at 7:49 a.m. EDT Tuesday, culminating a journey from planet Earth that spanned an incredible 3 billion miles and 9½ years.
Crescent Moon Passing By MarsIn the Early morning eastern sky Thursday, look as the waning crescent moon will pass by the planet Mars in the constellation Gemini the Twins.
Mike Lynch Astronomy BlogGreat Morning Planet Conjunction
4-Way Planetary ConjunctionHere's another diagram for the four-way planet conjunction in the early morning sky.
Planets AlignThere's a nice conjunction of four planets in the early morning sky. This won't happen again for many years.
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