comets, asteroids, meteors

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Don’t panic!

What’s the story behind Apophis? Why are there suddenly in the public mind dozens of asteroids bound to hit Earth and destroy all life, while the last time an asteroid hit the planet with catastrophic…


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The Tunguska impact site located?

On 30 June 1908 in Tunguska, somewhere in the Siberian desert lands, a meteorite or maybe even a comet core exploded right above the Earth, leaving 2000 square kilometers in disarray. A recent article by…




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Comet McNaught again

Haven’t seen enough of the McNaught comet show? On this ESO page you can find a wide range of pictures.


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Comet McNaught

If you want, you can see a comet. That is, without clouds hampering your view. Here at least it’s solidly overcast for days in a row, and raining in addition. But then again – things…