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[NEWS] Five @badastronomer links: Moon, Saturn, AS 209, M2, WINE

  • Bad Astronomer Phil Plait highlights Hawke crater, located inside the larger Grotrian crater on the far side of the Moon.
  • Bad Astronomy shares a photo taken by Hubble of the auroras of Saturn.
  • Bad Astronomy reports on AS 209, a very young star with a planet less massive than Saturn that must have formed in a very short period of time.
  • Bad Astronomy notes the remarkable density of stars in globular cluster Messier 2.
  • Bad Astronomy looks at the exciting proposal for the steam-fueled robot probe WINE.

Written by Randy McDonald

April 13, 2019 at 8:30 pm

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