Wed 23rd of Jun 2021 UTC
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Age: 14 days old
Phase: Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 99%
Distance: 364,946 km

STARFORGE: A Star Formation Simulation

How do stars form? Most form in giant molecular clouds located in the central disk of a galaxy. The process is started, influenced, and limited by the stellar winds, jets, high energy starlight, and supernova explosions of previously existing stars. The featured video shows these complex interactions as computed by the STARFORGE simulation of a gas cloud 20,000 times the mass of our Sun. In the time-lapse visualization, lighter regions indicate denser gas, color encodes the gas speed ...Read more

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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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16th April 2021 at 19:01

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29th March 2021 at 05:26
Super Worm Moon will be at its biggest and brightest TONIGHT

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27th March 2021 at 20:23

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