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Thanksgiving Day Show In The Sky! Comet Ison Makes Close Encounter With The Sun

Close encounter! All eyes were on outer space as a comet barreled toward the sun. Would it survive this dangerous journey?

11/28/2013

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NASA Declares End To ‘Deep Impact’ Comet Mission

A spacecraft that gave scientists their first peek into a comet’s icy interior will explore no more, NASA said Friday.

09/20/2013

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Look To The Skies! One Of The Year’s Best Meteor Showers Is Peaking

One of the year’s best meteor showers is peaking!

08/12/2013

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Hubble Telescope Helps Astronomers Observe ‘Comet Of The Century’

It’s being billed as the “comet of the century.” This fall, a spectacular comet will be passing so close to the earth that it could shine brighter than the moon.

04/28/2013

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Look To The Sky: Comet Visible To Marylanders

A comet that’s been putting on a show south of the equator is now visible where we are—but it’s not easy to see.

03/18/2013

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Hyperactive Comet Photographed By NASA

Scientists now have close-up pictures of a hyperactive comet that seems to be spewing water.

06/16/2011

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Maryland Scientists Get Second Look At Comet

When a team headed by a University of Maryland scientist punched a hole in a comet, they had everything but a clear view. Five years later, that may be about to change.

02/15/2011