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Teens from Surat spot Earth-bound asteroid HLV2514 in telescope images; IASC verifies discovery
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Teens from Surat spot Earth-bound asteroid HLV2514 in telescope images; IASC verifies discovery

The 14-year-olds discovered the asteroid during the two-month-long nationwide ‘All India Asteroid Search Campaign 2020’ organised by SPACE India and IASC.

Five planets and a crescent moon will line up in a rare pre-dawn spectacle today, 20 July
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Five planets and a crescent moon will line up in a rare pre-dawn spectacle today, 20 July

The planets would look to a human eye like extraordinarily bright stars, unlike the familiar photos we've seen captured by a spacecraft.

Astrophotography Guide Part 1: Getting started and choosing the right astronomy gear
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Astrophotography Guide Part 1: Getting started and choosing the right astronomy gear

There’s a lot more to astrophotography than equipment. Here’s what you need to know before you dive in.

Breathtaking high-resolution photo of the Moon leaves Reddit users crooning
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Breathtaking high-resolution photo of the Moon leaves Reddit users crooning

The image was the latest in a large collection of amateur space photographs taken by MCarthy.