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Auckland astronomer wins approval for naming asteroid after New Zealand
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Auckland astronomer wins approval for naming asteroid after Ne...

There's now a version of New Zealand in space.The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has just formally approved the name "New Zealand" for an asteroid whizzing around a belt between Mars and Jupiter.The space New Zealand Herald, 1 month ago
Is asteroid 2016 HO3 a second moon? EarthSky, 1 week ago

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Poor Pluto: ten years a dwarf planet and still our planetary system is a big mystery

In 2006, Pluto ceased to be a planet. It was degraded by the International Astronomical Union to dwarf planet. But an asteroid called Ceres was "promoted." Did it help us learn more about the solar system? Talk about being on the outer. Pluto. It ...
 Deutsche Welle2 months ago A new definition for planet  Oman Observer2 months ago Dear Science: How did the planets get their names?  Washington Post1 week ago Pluto's Dwarf Planet Friend Spotted -- Is There a New 9th Planet?  NatureWorldNews.com1 week ago

Student software finds new Minor Planet found way out beyond Pluto

Deep space real estate speculators, meet your next target: the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center has posted news of 2014 UZ224 , a newly-verified minor planet. We don't know a lot about 2014 UZ224, which looks to have a ...
 The Register2 weeks ago

Asteroid named after University of Colorado Boulder professor

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has announced that an asteroid has been named for Jay McMahon, a University of Colorado Boulder assistant research professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences. Asteroid 1998 OS14 is now ...
 PressReleasePoint2 months ago Asteroid named after professor  Machinery Market1 month ago Asteroid named after Strathclyde Professor  Alpha Galileo1 month ago
Arizona State University

In international experiment, ASU astronomers explore mysteries of star formation

People are getting more excited as we get closer and closer to Election Day, he said. It's more important than ever that students vote because we know what's at stake, and well be living with it for a long time. It's an exciting time to be in ...
 Arizona State University6 days ago

Ten-Mile-Wide Killer Asteroid Headed For Earth, And It's Not The Only One

News of a 10-mile-wide killer asteroid hurtling toward Earth burned up the internet this week after a Chinese astronomer announced that the massive space rock could potentially impact the planet with enough force to cause an extinction event. But ...
 Inquisitr1 month ago 10 mile wide killer asteroid headed toward Earth  Before It's News3 weeks ago Asteroid 2009ES & other killer asteroids hurtling through space spark end-of-the-world fears despite NASA assurance  International Business Times Australia1 month ago

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

Share the joy By United Press International On Aug. 24, 2006, Pluto, the small, distant astronomic body that has discovered in 1930, was demoted to dwarf planet status when the International Astronomical Union adopted a new ...
 News EasyBranches.com2 months ago

Dwarf Planets Aren't Big News, Because Astronomy Is Doing a Great Job

Last week, astronomers announced the discovery of DeeDee , a possible dwarf planet. That name—dwarf planet—means it is like Pluto: Massive enough to assume a spherical shape due to its own gravitational force, but not quite big enough to control ...
 Wired News1 week ago Astronomers spot a tiny dwarf planet beyond Pluto  Engadget1 week ago Astronomers Discover Potential Sixth Dwarf Planet in Our Solar System  Sputnik2 weeks ago 2014 UZ224 May Soon Become Smallest Dwarf Planet In The Solar System  International Business Times2 weeks ago

Typhoon Karen makes landfall in Baler, now in Nueva Ecija

This image from Pagasa's Facebook page shows the forecast track of Typhoon Karen as of 11PM Saturday. Typhoon Karen (international name Sarika) has made landfall over Baler, Aurora, at 2:30 am Sunday and is now spotted in the vicinity of Alfonso ...
 Philippine Daily Inquirer1 week ago Karen very destructive week ago 5 areas under signal no. 3 as Typhoon Karen heads for Luzon  Philippine Daily Inquirer1 week ago Typhoon Karen Surges In Philippine Area Of Responsibility  Philippine News1 week ago

Super-typhoon exits earlier than expected as damage, toll assessed

Super-typhoon Lawin (international name: Haima) struck late on Wednesday night with winds similar to those of catastrophic Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) in 2013, which was then the strongest storm to strike the disaster-prone archipelago and ...
 Business World6 days ago 12 areas under Signal No. 1 as Lawin intensifies  Manila Bulletin1 week ago Super Typhoon Haima Strikes The Philippines With Intense Winds, Becomes World's 7th Category 5 Storm In 2016  Inquisitr1 week ago PAGASA warns signal no. 5 possible amid Lawin's wrath  Manila Bulletin1 week ago
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