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A Visit from Near-Earth Asteroid 2011 ES4 – Is It Dangerous?

On September 1, 2020 (plus or minus a week), Earth will be visited by a celestial wanderer named Asteroid 2011 ES4. This asteroid is one of a class called Apollo asteroids. The name Apollo has nothing to do with the NASA Lunar Landing Program, but everything to do with Near-Earth Asteroids with orbits which cross the Earth's orbit similar to an asteroid named 1862 Apollo.

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10 Mac Apps You May Not Be Using But Should

We all have favorite apps that we tend to install right away on a new Mac. For the most part, these are the apps we use every day to assist us in how we use our Macs. Your favorites may...

Rare Astronomical Event Today!

Look! Up in the Sky! It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a planet crossing the face of the Sun! To be more exact, Venus is making its extremely rare transit in front of the Sun today, at about 5:04pm...

Rare Lunar Eclipse Tonight

Full lunar eclipses are pretty darn cool; The moon turns dark along the edge, then becomes a deep rust colored red before reversing the process a couple hours later. Admittedly, they’re not quite as spectacular as a total solar eclipse....