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06/22/2017 at 17:05. Facebook
Good news for coral reefs! After 3 years, the global coral bleaching event is over, scientists say. [ Bit.ly Link ] Image: NOAA
Good news for coral reefs After 3 years the global coral bleaching
Scott Bricker
Elizabeth Broome Wagner
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06/22/2017 at 15:09. Facebook
Post sunset colors over Deerfield Lake, Black Hills National Forest in South Dakota. Image submitted on Facebook by Kathie O'Donnell.
Post sunset colors over Deerfield Lake Black Hills National Forest in South
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06/22/2017 at 14:09. Facebook
Why hottest weather isn’t on longest day. [ Bit.ly Link ] #solstice2017 #lagoftheseasonsImage via Shutterstock/Ozerov Alexander
Why hottest weather isnt on longest day solstice2017 lagoftheseasonsImage via Sh
David Heflin
Akash Singh
Bashir Angazy Kazaure
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06/22/2017 at 13:09. Facebook
Hunter Davis, at the South Pole, captured auroras flickering in front of the Magellanic Clouds. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Thanks Hunter!
Hunter Davis at the South Pole captured auroras flickering in front of
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yesterday at 23:01. Facebook
Add your event for the August 21 total solar eclipse [ Bit.ly Link ]
The American Astronomical Society will help you publicize it.
Add your event for the August 21 total solar eclipse
Crystal Williams
Brittany Dawkins
Laurie Flanagan
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yesterday at 17:05. Facebook
Top 10 things about brown recluse spiders [ Bit.ly Link ]

It's their active season.
Top 10 things about brown recluse spiders
Howard Hillard
Steve Wiggins
Gloria Wagener
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yesterday at 15:09. Facebook
Kepler has identified 219 new exoplanet candidates-10 of which are near-Earth size & in habitable zone of their star [ Bit.ly Link ]
Kepler has identified 219 new exoplanet candidates10 of which are nearEarth size
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yesterday at 14:09. Facebook
Not many things as gorgeous as a summer sunset. Jerry James captured this one on June 18 in Muskegon, Michigan. Thanks Jerry!
Not many things as gorgeous as a summer sunset Jerry James captured
Kim Vorpahl
Jodi Liedl
Daniel Stone
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yesterday at 13:09. Facebook
Solstice? Depends on where you are [ Bit.ly Link ]

June 21 is the date for the solstice for some. For others, it was June 20. Either way … here's a compilation of links to info about the 2017 June solstice. Happy summer or winter, y'all!
Solstice Depends on where you are June 21 is the date for
Alison Shields
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yesterday at 12:22. Facebook
Michael Marchetti
Peter Dumoulin
Susan Wall
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06/20/2017 at 23:01. Facebook
Space gardening [ Bit.ly Link ]
New NASA video about farming aboard the ISS
Space gardening 
New NASA video about farming aboard the ISS
Amy Keekers
Amy Keekers
John Midyette
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06/20/2017 at 17:05. Facebook
Wherever you are on Earth, your northernmost sunsets are happening around now. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Photo: Leyla Nasabun A. in Chile.
Wherever you are on Earth your northernmost sunsets are happening around now
Kim Vorpahl
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06/20/2017 at 15:09. Facebook
Summer solstice tale of 2 cities [ Bit.ly Link ]
On the June solstice, the sun sets at the same time in New York City and St. Augustine, Florida. But New York has an hour more of daylight. How's that happen?
Summer solstice tale of 2 cities On the June solstice the sun
Janice Plamann Santa Cruz
Marc Wilson
Teri Asche
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EarthSky
06/20/2017 at 14:09. Facebook
Video: Watching solstices and equinoxes from space [ Bit.ly Link ]
See how sunlight falls on Earth's surface.
Video: Watching solstices and equinoxes from space
Mario Mancha
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EarthSky
06/20/2017 at 13:09. Facebook
Things to notice at the June solstice [ Bit.ly Link ]
Live in the Americas? Then your solstice may be today.

Photo: Birgit Boden
Things to notice at the June solstice Live in the Americas Then
Aashu Ahmed
Russell Terry Bell
Jacquelin Spark
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EarthSky
06/19/2017 at 23:01. Facebook
Why do people gather at Stonehenge in England on the solstice?

Info and photos here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Why do people gather at Stonehenge in England on the solstice
Louise Diane
Brian Mooso
Katya Goubsky
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06/19/2017 at 17:05. Facebook
The sunset is moving toward its northernmost point

All you need to know: June solstice 2017
[ Bit.ly Link ]

Photo: Abhijit Juvekar
The sunset is moving toward its northernmost point
Bob Callahan
Deirdre Horan
Joyce Bovee
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06/19/2017 at 15:09. Facebook
Elon Musk's Mars manifesto
[ Bit.ly Link ]

What if the cost of going to Mars as a colonist were less than US $200,000, or about the median cost of a house in the U.S.? Would you go?

Elon Musk of SpaceX thinks many would ...
Elon Musks Mars manifesto What if the cost of going to Mars
Daniel Polonis
Douglas Creech
Meg Rivers
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06/19/2017 at 14:09. Facebook
A 50-light-year filament of star-forming gas, zigzagging its way through the Orion Molecular Cloud. [ Bit.ly Link ]
A 50lightyear filament of starforming gas zigzagging its way through the Orion
Elizabeth Novak
Kathy Ware
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EarthSky
06/19/2017 at 13:09. Facebook
Climate change shrinking Colorado River [ Bit.ly Link ]

Image of Lake Powell showing water level changes via Patti Weeks
Climate change shrinking Colorado River
Steve Wiggins
Deb Monefeldt
Nikki Grace