Sat 23rd of Oct 2021 UTC
Astronomy.co.uk Moon Phase Widget
Age: 18 days old
Phase: Waning Gibbous
Illumination: 91%
Distance: 405,406 km

3D Bennu

Put on your red/blue glasses and float next to asteroid 101955 Bennu. Shaped like a spinning toy top with boulders littering its rough surface, the tiny Solar System world is about one Empire State Building (less than 500 meters) across. Frames used to construct this 3D anaglyph were taken by PolyCam on the OSIRIS_REx spacecraft on December 3, 2018 from a distance of about 80 kilometers. With a sample from the asteroid's rocky surface on board, OSIRIS_REx departed Bennu's vicinity ...Read more

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21st September 2021 at 12:40
Harvest moon glows in UK skies - BBC Weather

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24th July 2021 at 19:34
Look to the south east tonight and spot Saturn near the moon
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24th June 2021 at 18:26
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9th June 2021 at 22:22
Solar eclipse 10th June If watching in the UK, the phenomenon will begin at 10.08am on 10 June and last until 12.22pm, with the maximum eclipse at 11.13am. Around 20 per cent of the sun will be obscured in London, 32 per cent in Glasgow, 73 per cent in New York and 86 per cent in Toronto.
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8th June 2021 at 05:44
Partial solar eclipse will be visible in the UK and Ireland on 10 June

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30th May 2021 at 11:00
NASA release striking picture of Milky Way's 'downtown', 26,000 light years away

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26th May 2021 at 15:02
Super Flower Blood Moon will appear on Wednesday

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15th May 2021 at 19:30

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26th April 2021 at 19:00
What is tonight’s Pink supermoon and when will it appear?

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25th April 2021 at 19:34

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